Federated Investors is a large financial services company headquartered in Federated Tower in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Founded in 1955 and incorporated on October 18, 1957, the company manages $364.1 billion of customer assets. The corporation offers 136 different types of mutual funds. Federated serves a diverse range of customers, including banks, broker-dealers, trust departments, investment companies, charitable organizations, and pension plans. Equity and fixed income mutual funds are offered both in the U.S. and in Europe through financial intermediaries. Federated offers a variety of investment options including investment products that focus on: small-mid cap, large cap, core equity, ultra-short bond, short-term bond, and intermediate term bonds, among others. Federated offers its services through approximately 4700 client firms. The company offers flexible investing strategies to meet the needs of different customers. Federated Investors was founded in 1955 by high school classmates John F. Donahue, Richard B. Fisher, and Thomas J. Donnelly.