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I am looking for a very specific company but I don't remember the name...?

I know these things about it:

1. It is a subsidiary of the Capital Guardian companies

2. It sells wholesale mutual funds (I don't know what that means)

3. They have sales offices across the U.S. including one in Hawaii

4. Their name is something like _ _ Research ( I'm not sure if the word was research but the pattern was something like one letter, another letter, and a word.

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    About us - Timeline

    Throughout the years, the companies within The Capital Group have grown in both depth and breadth, with 9,000 associates worldwide now serving the investment needs of individuals and institutions.

    Here's a look at our organization's history and its pioneering endeavors in the investment management field:

    1930s / 1940s / 1950s

    1931

    Capital's first company, Capital Research and Management Company, is founded by Jonathan Bell Lovelace in Los Angeles. Three years later, it begins managing The Investment Company of America, the first mutual fund of what will become the American Funds family.

    1943

    We open an office in New York.

    1953

    Capital becomes one of the first U.S.-based firms to invest outside of North America.

    1960s

    1962

    Capital opens an office in Geneva — our first investment office outside the U.S.

    1965

    Our Geneva office creates the Capital International market indices (now known as the Morgan Stanley Capital International indices) — the first set of stock market indices for non-U.S. markets.

    The same year, Capital companies reach US$1 billion in assets under management.

    1968

    A new company is formed to serve large institutional clients in the U.S. — Capital Guardian Trust Company. We establish our own record keeping company to serve U.S. mutual fund shareholders — American Funds Service Company.

    1970s

    1970

    Our Geneva-based affiliate, Capital International S.A., begins managing global funds distributed outside the U.S. (Capital Italia and Capital International Fund).

    1974

    Our companies start managing retirement plans based outside the U.S. and begin serving wealthy individuals through the Personal Investment Management division of Capital Guardian Trust Company.

    1978

    Capital Guardian begins management of non-U.S. assets for U.S. institutional clients.

    1979

    Our London office is established (Capital International Limited).

    1980s

    1982

    A Tokyo office is established (Capital International K.K.) — our first in Asia — followed by Hong Kong (1983) and Singapore (1989), both of which house operations for Capital International, Inc.

    1983

    Our first dedicated shareholder service center for American Funds opens in Brea, California, followed by offices in San Antonio (1990), Hampton Roads, Virginia (1992), Indianapolis (1994), Phoenix (2004) and Irvine (2007).

    1985

    Assets managed by Capital Group companies reach US$25 billion.

    1986

    Capital launches an emerging markets growth fund — the first of its kind — when the World Bank wants a way for institutions to invest in developing nations.

    1990s

    1995

    Assets managed by the Capital Group companies pass US$200 billion.

    1998

    Toronto office opens.

    2000s

    2000

    Capital begins offering investment management services for individuals in Canada.

    2002

    American Funds further expands its presence in the retirement plan market and becomes the leading provider of 529 college savings plans.

    2003

    Capital begins offering investment management services for individuals in Europe.

    2004

    New shareholder service center opens in Phoenix.

    2007

    Our 34.2 acre Irvine, California campus opens.

    Capital begins offering investment management services for individuals in Japan.

    2008

    Capital Research and Management Company implemented the disaggregation of its equity investment operations into Capital Research Global Investors and Capital World Investors.

    Capital launches its 31st American Fund, the International Growth and Income Fund (IGI).

    Capital opens offices in Mumbai and Palm Beach.

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