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Franklin drops Templeton name from fund range
by Robert St George on Apr 16, 2014 at 13:00
Sir John Templeton’s name has been stripped from 15 funds managed by Franklin Templeton.
The affected funds are:
|Old Name||New Name|
|Franklin Templeton Global Allocation Fund||Franklin Global Allocation Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Global Equity Strategies Fund||Franklin Global Equity Strategies Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Global Fundamental Strategies Fund||Franklin Global Fundamental Strategies Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Global Growth and Value Fund||Franklin Global Growth and Value Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Japan Fund||Franklin Japan Fund|
|Templeton Euro Government Bond Fund||Franklin Euro Government Bond Fund|
|Templeton Euro High Yield Fund||Franklin Euro High Yield Fund|
|Templeton European Corporate Bond Fund||Franklin European Corporate Bond Fund|
|Templeton Global Aggregate Bond Fund||Franklin Global Aggregate Bond Fund|
|Templeton Global Aggregate Investment Grade Bond Fund||Franklin Global Aggregate Investment Grade Bond Fund|
|Templeton Global High Income Bond Fund||Franklin Global High Income Bond Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Equity Selection Fund||Franklin Equity Selection Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Strategic Balanced Fund||Franklin Strategic Balanced Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Strategic Conservative Fund||Franklin Strategic Conservative Fund|
|Franklin Templeton Strategic Dynamic Fund||Franklin Strategic Dynamic Fund|
‘This is purely a name change,’ Franklin Templeton stated. ‘Investment philosophies and management strategies have not changed in any way.’
The move is understood to be part of a global branding exercise Franklin Templeton is undertaking.
Franklin originally acquired Sir John Templeton’s (pictured) firm Templeton, Galbraith & Hansberger in 1992.
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