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Franklin Resources, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter Results on October 28, 2010

From: Franklin Resources, Inc.
Contact: Matt Walsh
Telephone:(650) 312-2245

San Mateo, CA, October 13, 2010 ­- On Thursday, October 28, 2010, Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] will release its fourth fiscal quarter 2010 operating results at approximately 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  Pre-recorded audio commentary on the results from President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Johnson and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ken Lewis will be available at approximately 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time.  They will also lead a live teleconference later that day to answer questions.

Access to the pre-recorded audio commentary and accompanying slides will be available at approximately 9:15 a.m. Eastern Time via franklinresources.com.  The pre-recorded audio commentary can also be accessed by dialing (800) 642-1687 in the U.S. and Canada or (706) 645-9291 internationally using access code 17724542, any time through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 11, 2010.

The live conference call, led by Johnson and Lewis, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time to answer questions.  Access to the teleconference will be available via franklinresources.com 10 minutes before the start of the call or by dialing (877) 480-6346 in the U.S. and Canada or (706) 902-1906 internationally.  A replay of the call can also be accessed by calling (800) 642-1687 in the U.S. and Canada or (706) 645-9291 internationally using access code 17724643, after 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time on October 28, 2010 through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 11, 2010.   

Questions regarding the audio commentary or teleconference should be directed to Franklin Resources, Inc. Investor Relations at (650) 312-4091 or Corporate Communications at (650) 312-2245.

Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments.  Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett investment teams.  The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60 years of investment experience and over $644 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2010.  For more information, please visit franklinresources.com.