Matt Adams graduated from Cornell University where he studied economics, accounting and finance and from the University of Chicago where he graduated with an MBA. He joined Franklin Templeton in 2005 where he manages the Franklin Natural Resources Fund. Prior to this he worked as an equity analyst at Smith Barney, Bear Stearns and Robertson Stephens. His previous research experience includes enterprise software, internet and transportation industries. Matt has been managing funds for over five years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Fred Fromm joined Franklin Templeton Investments as a management trainee in 1992 after gaining a BA in business economics from the University of California. He is currently vice president, portfolio manager and senior securities analyst at the company, and is lead manager on the Franklin Natural Resources Fund. He is a CFA Charterholder and is also a member of the Securities Analysts of San Francisco (SASF).
Stephen Land has been at Franklin Templeton for the whole of his investment career. Having graduated with a BS in managerial economics from the University of California, he joined the Franklin Templeton Management Training program in 1997. He currently holds the position of vice president as well as managing the Franklin Natural Resources Fund.
The Fund invests mainly in equity securities issued by companies that are involved in natural resources and related businesses; these companies may be of any size and located in any country, including emerging markets. The Fund can invest to a lesser extent in: other types of equity or debt securities issued by companies of any size located in any country.
Rank 21/21 Total Return
Rank 13/21 Standard Deviation
Rank 15/21 Max Drawdown
|17||T Rowe Global Natural Resources Eq I USD||GBP||
|18||Investec GSF Global Natural Res A Acc USD||GBP||
|19||LF Canlife Global Resource B Acc||GBP||
|20||Manulife Global Fd-Global Resources AA||GBP||
|21||Franklin Natural Resources A (acc) USD||GBP||
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|11||Manulife Global Fd-Global Resources AA||GBP||
|12||LF Canlife Global Resource B Acc||GBP||
|13||Franklin Natural Resources A (acc) USD||GBP||
|14||Amundi Fds CPR Global Resources - AU (C)||GBP||
|15||JPM Global Natural Resources A Acc EUR||GBP||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- South Africa
- United Kingdom
- Launch date12/07/2007
- Share Class size195Mn
- Base currencyUSD
- Min. initial investment5,000
- Min. regular additional investment0
- Annual management1.00%