What is an Alternative Fund?

Potentially attractive for investors seeking to reduce volatility and improve returns in their portfolios, alternative funds invest in a variety of strategies and asset classes, looking to provide risk and return profiles that have lower correlations to traditional asset classes (such as equities and fixed income).

Our Approach to Alternative Funds

We offer investors broad alternative investment capabilities spanning hedge strategies and real assets through a multi-boutique structure. We are focused on seeking new, uncorrelated active return sources by following disciplined, risk-controlled investment processes.

Innovative Thinking from Specialized ExpertiseA Rigorous Approach to Alternatives InvestingSound Risk Management
Each portfolio team within our alternatives group is comprised of specialists who are leaders in their disciplines, backed by the strength of Franklin Templeton’s global operating platform. We believe that our research-driven global perspective and a focus on active risk management can further enhance the potential portfolio benefits of alternative investments. Our teams’ practices are complemented by the firm’s centralized risk management framework, providing improved risk transparency. This helps us pursue the desired return profiles in the most efficient manner.

Our extensive alternatives investment capabilities include:

Commodities Real Estate
Infrastructure Hedge Strategies

Featured Franklin Templeton Alternative Funds

Franklin Global Listed Infrastructure Fund Franklin K2 Long Short Credit Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies

See all Franklin Templeton alternative funds.