Principal Financial Group Ten Years After Going Public Post 9/11

The Principal Financial Group (NYSE-Listed PFG) visited the NYSE to commemorate 10 years as a publicly traded company.  Principal Financial Group initially began trading on the NYSE on October 23, 2001 – the first major U.S. company to go public following the tragic events of 9/11. In honor of the occasion, Larry Zimpleman, Chairman, President and CEO, rang The Closing BellSM.

About the Principal Financial Group (NYSE: PFG)

The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®)[1] is a retirement and global asset management leader. The Principal offers businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services, including retirement, investment services and insurance through its diverse family of financial services companies. A member of the FORTUNE 500®, the Principal Financial Group has $335.8 billion in assets under management[2] and serves some 16.5 million customers worldwide from offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. Principal Financial Group, Inc. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol PFG. For more information, visit For more news and insights from The Principal, connect with us on Twitter at  (Source:  Principal Financial Group)


[1]  “The Principal Financial Group” and “The Principal” are registered service marks of Principal Financial Services, Inc., a member of the Principal Financial Group.

[2]  As of June 30, 2011.