Franklin Resources, Inc
Franklin Resources, Inc.

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Annual Stockholders Meeting

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

San Mateo, CA, February 28, 2011 – On Tuesday, March 15, 2011, Franklin Resources, Inc. will hold its annual stockholders meeting at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time, in the H. L. Jamieson Auditorium, at the company’s headquarters located at One Franklin Parkway, Building 920, San Mateo, California.  To listen to the meeting via teleconference, please call (866) 436-9172 in the U.S. or (630) 691-2760 internationally, using confirmation number 29091512.

Questions regarding the annual meeting 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 company has more than 60 years of investment experience and approximately $681 billion in assets under management as of January 31, 2011.  For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit