American Beacon Advisors, Inc.

American Beacon Advisors, Inc.

American Beacon Advisors, Inc.

Date Founded



4151 Amon Carter Boulevard,MD 2450,Fort Worth, TX 76155-2601

Type of Company


Employees (Worldwide)



Holding Companies
Investment Services & Portfolio Management

Company Description

ABA manages the American Beacon Funds, a series of competitively priced mutual funds. The funds employ a manager-of-managers investment style and currently include international and domestic equity, fixed-income, alternative and money market funds. The fund's portfolio managers have authority to make buy and sell decisions. ABA maintains a disciplined, long-term perspective and focuses on highly rated obligations to minimize credit risk. Their security selection process is initially based on their top-down assessment of a sector, but bottom-up analysis naturally follows.

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Executives & Employees

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

President, Chief Operating Officer & Director

Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Senior Vice President & Chief Investment Officer

Chief Legal Officer, Vice President & Secretary

Senior Vice President & Head of Distribution

Vice President, Marketing

Vice President, Enterprise Services

Vice President, Product Management

Vice President & Chief Fixed Income Officer

Board of Directors

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at American Beacon Advisors, Inc.

Partner at Estancia Capital Management LLC

Managing Director at Crescent Capital Group LP

Investment Partner Member of the Kelso Management Committee & Managing Director at Kelso & Co. LP

Investment Partner Managing Director at Kelso & Co. LP

President, Chief Operating Officer & Director at American Beacon Advisors, Inc.

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Recent Transactions
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American Beacon Advisors, Inc., Kelso & Co. LP, Estancia Capital Management LLC purchase Shapiro Capital Management LLC from Shapiro Capital Management Co., Inc.

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purchases American Beacon Advisors, Inc. from TPG Capital, LP, Pharos Capital Group LLC

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TPG Capital, LP, Pharos Capital Group LLC, Lighthouse Holdings, Inc. (Delaware) purchase American Beacon Advisors, Inc. from AMR Corporation

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Advised onAmerican Beacon Advisors, Inc., Kelso & Co. LP, Estancia Capital Management LLC purchase Shapiro Capital Management LLC from Shapiro Capital Management Co., Inc.

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Advised onAmerican Beacon Advisors, Inc. purchases Crest Investment Partners LLC (Old)

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Advised on purchases American Beacon Advisors, Inc. from TPG Capital, LP, Pharos Capital Group LLC


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