T. Rowe Price (TROW) is an independent investment management firm with an unyielding focus on helping investors around the world achieve their long-term goals. Headquartered in Baltimore, we provide a broad array of mutual funds, subadvisory services, separate account management, and related services for individuals, institutions, retirement plan sponsors, and financial intermediaries. Our approach to managing investments is rooted in our own fundamental research, distinguished by discipline, and carried out by experienced professionals.
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INVESTMENT APPROACH. Our approach to managing investments is rooted in fundamental research, distinguished by discipline, and carried out by experienced professionals.
Research is the lifeblood of our investment organizations
We believe that fundamental, proprietary research drives value-added, active management. To put this belief into practice, we maintain a powerful global research platform that includes interconnected teams of research analysts.
It starts with bottom-up analysis. One hundred eighty five specialized analysts across the globe focus on finding opportunities for our clients. These are bright and capable professionals, driven to find insights—both qualitative and quantitative—that support investment recommendations and, ultimately, decisions.
But what makes this platform so effective is the culture that supports it—one in which ideas are shared and debated, and knowledge is transferred across geographies and sectors. The result: Ideas translate into well-informed investment decisions.
Discipline has distinguished our approach for over seven decades
T. Rowe Price has been managing assets for clients since 1937. Through all types of market environments, we have kept our heads down, fine-tuned our process, and focused on long-term results.
Consistency is a hallmark of our investment process. By adhering to stated investment objectives and style, regardless of market conditions or fashion, we help ensure the long-term integrity of client portfolios.
We are also keenly focused on risk management. Our professionals assess risk and potential rewards at the security and portfolio level for all strategies. All portfolios are managed to provide long-term reward commensurate with risk accepted.
A seasoned investment team means continuity for our clients
There is no substitute for experience. T. Rowe Price portfolio managers have an average of 19 years' investment experience and 13 years' tenure with the firm.
Because of this individual expertise and collective experience, we are able to keep rapidly evolving markets in historical perspective. We are able to hone our investment approach through changing economic conditions. And we are able to thoughtfully focus on our ultimate goal—consistent, competitive performance for our clients.
Fixed Income Capabilities. We focus on performance and risk management, and helping you focus on your success.
T. Rowe Price is an established leader in fixed income investing, with a dedicated department of 152 experienced professionals. We focus on producing consistent results through careful scrutiny of individual bonds and economic conditions. This is the same attention to research and risk management that inspired our success as an equity manager. To maintain our independent perspective, we depend on a global team of analysts for fundamental investment research.
Take advantage of experienced, active management.
More than 40 years of experience managing fixed income assets
- Our 24 portfolio managers average 23 years of investment experience and 15 years of tenure with T. Rowe Price
- Managing fixed income assets since 1971, we currently manage $165.9 billion1
- Diversified range of strategies supported by broad sector expertise
Get far-reaching insights from our global research platform
- Offices around the globe: Baltimore, Hong Kong, London, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo
- Our Fixed Income Division is supported by 151 investment professionals, including 44 credit analysts, a 25-member quantitative research unit, and 34 dedicated traders
- To find the best available investment opportunities, our investment professionals share data and research with colleagues around the world
Multi-sector strategies supported by diverse alpha sources and broad market segments
- Credit, duration, and currency
- U.S., international, and emerging markets
Invest with a thoughtful, balanced process for security selection
- We strive for consistently strong risk-adjusted performance by emphasizing diversified sources of alpha rather than making concentrated sector or duration investments
- Fundamental credit analysis, multi-sector expertise, and quantitative analysis help us drive results across our strategies
- Global reach and collaboration across our global investment research platform help us uncover fixed income investment opportunities that others may miss
An evolving marketplace requires an integrated emerging markets research approach
- Investing in emerging market debt since 1994;dedicated emerging market assets of $10.5 billion2
- The emerging market debt team has nearly 50 years of cumulative experience and has been investing in emerging market bonds since the infancy of the asset class
- Proactive sharing of research activities across and among investment teams allows for a more comprehensive investment view in less transparent markets
1 Total fixed income assets under management of the T. Rowe Price group of companies as of June 30, 2014.
2 The combined emerging market bond assets under management of the T. Rowe Price group of companies as of June 30, 2014.
About T. Rowe Price
Founded in 1937, T. Rowe Price is a global investment management organization with $738.4 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2014. The organization provides a broad array of mutual funds, subadvisory services, and separate account management for individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries. The organization also offers a variety of sophisticated investment planning and guidance tools. T. Rowe Price’s disciplined, risk-aware investment approach focuses on diversification, style consistency, and fundamental research.
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A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute to our clients realizing their financial goals. Experience the confidence that comes from working for an organization whose success results from the success created for our clients. Thrive in an environment where talent meets opportunity.
Discover the variety of exciting career opportunities available.
A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where our success results from the success we create for our clients. We are a growing organization of more than 5,200 associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Our collaborative culture enables associates to thrive in an environment where talent meets opportunity.
- Career Development
Career tracking, workshops, rotational programs, and more
Grow within your current role, or plan how you will move to other positions within T. Rowe Price. This page provides an overview of what is available to you.
Developing your skills
Whether you are looking to enhance your knowledge of the investment management industry, fine-tune your client service and management techniques, or sharpen your problem-solving skills, you will have the opportunity to develop a learning plan that will support the objectives of your team and your individual career goals.
Prepare for a leadership role
Are you a future leader? EDGE is a highly selective program that introduces participants to thought-provoking business simulations, builds leadership and collaboration skills, and offers unique networking opportunities. The EDGE program supports and develops front-line customer contributors making the transition from individual contributor to a supervisor role.
Retail sales may be just the beginning
Successful and motivated associates who are adept at building relationships are extremely valuable at T. Rowe Price. If you start in a customer service role, additional career opportunities are available for rewarding careers in sales through the Retail Sales Pipeline Program.
PROFESSIONAL GROWTH. At T. Rowe Price, we offer you the opportunity to progress within your profession.
Our mission as an investment management firm is to help our clients achieve their financial goals. Whether it is responding to client inquiries or managing portfolios, we all play a vital role in helping our clients achieve success. For us to be successful, our associates must be successful.
T. Rowe Price offers many ways for you to achieve
Developing associate talent is critical to the continued success of our firm. T. Rowe Price is committed to providing an atmosphere of continuous learning through training and educational opportunities designed to enhance your abilities to align with the firm's mission, as well as provide you with the skills and tools that will help advance your career at T. Rowe Price.
Tuition reimbursement supports advanced education
Pursue your advanced degree while working at T. Rowe Price. You may be eligible to receive tuition reimbursement for classes taken as part of a degree program at an accredited college or university, as long as the classes are directly related to the company's business, the industry, or your job.
Formal mentoring demonstrates our firm's commitment to developing future leaders
Our formal mentoring program enhances development by pairing you with a seasoned senior manager for guidance, coaching, and support. Additional program components include: hands-on projects, which build skills in a selected management competency; educational programs, which highlight effective leadership styles and techniques; and networking events that promote cross-business unit relationships and collaboration.
- Community Involvement
- Matching gift program
- Volunteer events
- Dollars for Doers, awarding cash gifts to nonprofits based on volunteer hours served by associates
- United Way campaign
- Holiday giving programs
- Blood drives
Compensation: Compensation goes beyond salary to reward performance, including:
- Merit increases
- Recognition programs
Savings program: Associates can participate in an employee stock purchase program, with the company offering a matching contribution.
Health care coverage: Health care coverage is comprehensive, including the following:
- Medical/prescription plans
- Dental/vision plan
- Short-term disability
- Long-term disability
- Retiree coverage
Health and wellness programs: Beyond basic benefits, associates can choose to take advantage of additional programs.
- Care 24: Employee assistance program and nurse hotline
- Lasik vision correction surgery discount
- Exercise and fitness club reimbursement
Retirement programs: U.S. associates are eligible to participate, with T. Rowe Price making a variable contribution to the retirement fund each year, at the discretion of the company.
- 401(k) before-tax and company matching contributions
- Variable company contributions
- Fixed company contributions
Life insurance benefits: Several types of insurance policies are available to our associates as part of their benefits package.
- Business Travel Accident Insurance Plan (paid for by the company)
- Basic Life Insurance Plan
- Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Plan
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plan
- Dependent Life Insurance Plan
Disability benefits: Sometimes a serious illness or injury causes an associate to be absent from work for an extended period of time. At T. Rowe Price, you are covered by:
- Short-term disability
- Long-term disability
Flexible spending accounts: Save money by setting aside pretax dollars for predictable health and childcare expenses.
- Health care spending account
- Dependent care spending account
Time off: Work hard, play hard; it's important to have an appropriate work/life balance and take time off to relax. T. Rowe Price associates receive:
- Vacation days
- Company holidays
- Paid illness days
- Personal days
- Medical appointment time
Travel perks: When you take time off, you may be able to take advantage of additional programs or discounts offered by the company.
- Passes and discounts to local attractions
- MEDEX Travel Assistance Program, which offers associates and their families emergency medical and other travel assistance
Support of families: We believe in supporting the families of our associates through:
- Adoption assistance reimbursement of expenses
- Benefits offered to spouses and domestic partners
- Day care discounts
- Extended leave for family emergencies through the Family and Medical Leave Act
Support for education: We believe in continuous learning, whether through company-sponsored programs or higher education for associates and their families. We support this through:
- Tuition reimbursement
- Wells Fargo Education Program, to assist associates and family members in obtaining financing for educational needs
- The T. Rowe Price benefits* program assists with balancing your work and life responsibilities.
Community Involvement programsWant to give back? Through T. Rowe Price Community Involvement, you have many opportunities to make a difference in your community.
- Numerous volunteer opportunities
- Matching gift program
- Dollars for Doers
- United Way campaign
- Holiday giving programs
- Blood drives
Exercise and fitness club reimbursementStay fit. Have fun. And get reimbursed. Eligible associates may receive partial reimbursement for eligible exercise and fitness expenses.**
Time away from workTaking time to relax and rejuvenate is an important aspect of managing your life. T. Rowe Price encourages all associates to take time for themselves and their families using the vacation, personal, and holiday time provided by the firm.
Employee assistance programThe employee assistance program provides coaching and counseling services free of charge. This includes help with personal challenges, family issues, and interpersonal matters, as well as a 24-hour NurseLine—all at no cost to you.
Business casual dressExcelling in our business doesn't necessarily require a business suit. A business casual dress code in most of our offices means our associates can approach their jobs in a relaxed, but confident, manner.
Flu shotsStay healthy during cold and flu season. Each year, T. Rowe Price provides associates with flu shots conveniently administered at work.
Weight Watchers at workMeet your personal health goals with help from this convenient, on-site program. Geared toward the needs and challenges of working people, you'll get help with healthy weight loss, good nutrition, and behavior modification. Associates who meet goals are eligible to receive company reimbursement.
WHO WE HIRE. Our clients trust us with their financial well-being. We earn their trust by attracting and retaining associates who share a powerful set of values.
Act With Integrity
We strive to do the right thing. Our high ethical standards and our strong conscience drive the choices we make every day on behalf of our associates, clients, stockholders, and communities. Ultimately, success is not just about the value we create but how we create it.
Put Clients First
We are fiduciaries, which means that, as a matter of principle, we put our clients' interests first. We seek to strengthen our clients' confidence without ever taking it for granted. We believe that when the client succeeds, the firm succeeds.
Cultivate Intellectual Curiosity
Our business requires a commitment to lifelong learning and continuous improvement. We look for opportunities and connections across our global platform, remain thoughtful and alert, and ask the questions that can unlock value for our clients.
Embrace Differences and Collaboration
We leverage the wisdom of multiple perspectives from our associates around the world. Working in collaboration, our diverse, experienced associates bring insight, engage in open debate, and embrace the broad sharing of information that keeps our thinking fresh and independent.
Apply Disciplined Thinking and Process
Discipline enables us to provide durable, long-term solutions. This intellectual rigor helps us to recognize and avoid short-term fads or inappropriate business practices. It helps us to see things as they are, not as we wish they were. Being disciplined does not mean that we don’t take risks; it means that we carefully assess risks and manage them.
Pursue Excellence With Passion and Humility
We are passionate about the pursuit of both client success and outstanding business results and yet are careful not to overstate our achievements. We set high standards because that's what our clients expect and what we demand of ourselves. Our continuous pursuit of excellence means that our work is never done.
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A career at T. Rowe Price says you want to contribute and make a difference at a leading global investment management firm where our success results from the success we create for our clients. We are a growing organization of more than 5,700 associates with diverse backgrounds and experiences. Our collaborative culture enables associates to thrive in an environment where ...
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