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Franklin Global Equity Strategies A (acc) USD

Ranked 66 out of 603 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Tony Coffey

Tony Coffey is the portfolio manager for a number of Franklin Templeton funds, the largest being the Global Growth & Value Fund. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, he worked as an associate for Analysis Group Inc. Coffey studied applied mathematics and economics at Harvard University and has an MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Matthias Hoppe

Matthias Hoppe graduated from Julius-Maximilian University of Wurzburg with a master’s degree in economics. He started his career as a marketing specialist for equity derivatives at Commerzbank and later was a staff writer for a financial newspaper, covering investment funds and derivative products. He later joined Apo Asset Management in Dusseldorf where he was a senior portfolio manager. Matthias is currently a fund manager at Franklin Templeton and is a member of the FTMAS Asset Allocation Strategy Committee.


The Fund's investment objective is to seek capital appreciation through a diversified, value-oriented approach. The Fund generally invests in equity securities of companies of any market capitalisation located anywhere in the world, including Emerging Markets. The Fund will also seek to invest in the securities of companies involved in mergers, consolidations, liquidations and reorganisations or as to which there exist tender or exchange offers, and may participate in such transactions. The base currency of this Fund is US dollar.

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Global over : 31/10/2015 - 31/10/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 2.4% 8.0% 11.1%
2015 -4.6% 6.7% -6.7% -9.7% 6.1%
2014 3.1% 0.5% 0.8% 1.2% 0.6%
2013 13.9% 11.8% -1.4% -0.2% 3.5%
2012 11.0% 8.9% -6.2% 4.5% 4.0%
2011 -13.2% 1.6% 0.2% -20.1% 6.8%
2010 11.1% 7.7% -11.7% 9.1% 7.0%
2009 23.8% -4.2% 3.1% 19.9% 4.5%
2008 -3.0% 5.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Royal Bank of Canada Time/Term Deposit 4.38
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 3.46
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 1.53
Microsoft Corp ORD 1.47
Medtronic PLC ORD 1.22
Itau Unibanco Holding SA DR 1.09
Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd ORD 1.09
Citigroup Inc ORD 1.05
Naspers Ltd ORD 1.04
American International Group Inc ORD 1.01

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Cyprus
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Estonia
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Germany
  11. Gibraltar
  12. Greece
  13. Guernsey
  14. Hungary
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Jersey
  18. Latvia
  19. Lithuania
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Netherlands
  22. Norway
  23. Poland
  24. Portugal
  25. Singapore
  26. Slovakia
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/05/2008
  • Share Class size16Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0358320173

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.25%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).