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 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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