A BBC News story posted online on Oct. 21, 2019 (https://www.bbc.com/news/business-50089887) has dispelled much, though not all, of the mystery surrounding Mark Denning’s departure from Capital Group. The veteran American Funds investor had left parent company Capital Group about six weeks prior on Sept. 9 for what the firm would only describe at the time as a “personnel decision.” As it turns out, conflicts of interest were at the heart of the matter.
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