International Opportunities Equity

Management

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Paul Blankenhagen III
Portfolio Manager

Paul Blankenhagen III

Portfolio Manager

Paul is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities. He is a portfolio manager for the firm’s international and emerging markets equity strategies. He is also active in company research, focusing on the international banking sector. Paul joined the firm in 1992 and has been a member of the international equity team since 1995. He became an international equities portfolio manager in 2000 and has managed all country ex-US mandates since 2003 and emerging markets mandates since 2014. He received an MBA from Drake University and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Iowa State University. He has earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Institute.

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Juliet Cohn
Portfolio Manager

Juliet Cohn

Portfolio Manager

Juliet is a portfolio manager for Principal Global Equities, based in London. She is a portfolio manager for the firm’s international (global ex-U.S.), regional European and emerging global leaders strategies. Juliet is also active in company research focusing on the international telecommunications and utility sectors. She joined the firm in 2003 as a portfolio manager for European equities. Prior to joining Principal, Juliet served as a director and senior portfolio manager at Allianz Dresdner Asset Management (formerly Kleinwort Benson) where she managed European and International portfolios for institutional and retail clients. She has also managed funds in the EEMEA (Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. Prior to that she was a fund manager at the London firms of Capel Cure Myers, Rowe Price Fleming and Schroders. Juliet received a Bachelor's degree in mathematics from Trinity College, Cambridge University.