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Date Title
08/03/2016 Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Launch Liquid Alternative Global Macro Fund
12/12/2018 Franklin Templeton Expands Emerging Markets Equity Team with Appointment of Jason Zhu Guoqing and Yu-Jen Shih
04/15/2014 American Investors Optimistic about US Equity Market in 2014, Remain Risk Averse
11/19/2014 Franklin Templeton Launches Social Security Optimizer Tool for Financial Advisors
10/02/2018 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Shane Clifford as Senior Managing Director, Alternative Strategies
01/05/2018 Dr. Mark Mobius Announces Plans to Retire from Franklin Templeton Investments
02/26/2018 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Erika Arevuo As Head Of Institutional Marketing
04/24/2013 U.S. Investor Behaviors Challenge Realities, Yet Positive Outlook Takes Hold
05/19/2015 Investor Optimism Dominates in Fifth Annual Global Investor Sentiment Survey by Franklin Templeton
10/11/2018 Franklin Templeton Expands Franklin LibertyShares Country and Regional Passive ETF Suite
09/12/2018 Dr. Sonal Desai to be Named Chief Investment Officer of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group
09/19/2012 Franklin Templeton Announces Agreement to Acquire Majority Stake in Fund of Hedge Funds Specialist K2 Advisors
09/05/2013 Franklin Income Fund Marks 65 Years of Delivering Income to Investors, Paying Uninterrupted Dividends Since 1948
02/03/2010 Franklin Templeton Investments Ranks #1 for 10-year Performance for Second Consecutive Year in Lipper/Barron’s Best Mutual Fund Families Survey
07/07/2009 Mutual Series Marks 60 Years of Value Investing
11/12/2014 Investors Hungry for Higher Yields Also Anxious About the Prospect of Rising Interest Rates, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
08/19/2013 Franklin LifeSmart™ Expands Retirement Target Fund Lineup for U.S. Investors
05/01/2017 Franklin Templeton Adds Three U.S. Equity ETFs to LibertyShares Strategic Beta Suite
03/10/2014 Franklin Templeton Survey Finds Retirement Full of Contradictions
10/05/2010 Franklin Templeton Expands Investment-Only Team
06/21/2011 Americans Look to Stocks and Real Estate for Decade Ahead Finds Franklin Templeton Global Investor Sentiment Survey
11/13/2013 Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Introduce Multi - Strategy Liquid Alternatives Fund for US Investors
06/10/2015 Franklin LifeSmart™ Expands Retirement Target Fund Lineup for US Investors
04/21/2014 NJBEST and Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plans Lower Program Management Fees
02/25/2014 Franklin Templeton Launches “Income For What’s Next” Program, Supporting Advisors Planning for New Retirement Realities
04/14/2010 Majority of Americans Have Misperceptions of Stock Market Performance
10/14/2009 Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group Hires Sonal Desai as Director of Research – International Bonds
11/28/2012 Franklin Templeton Announces Research for Advisors Serving Defined Contribution Plan Market
10/18/2012 Franklin Templeton Launches Interactive Retirement Center with Expanded Web Content and Resources for Financial Advisors
03/29/2011 Global Investment Interest on the Rise Worldwide
12/21/2010 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Templeton Asian Growth Fund for U.S. Investors
04/26/2010 Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan Expands Investment Options Three Risk-Adjusted Age-Based Investment Tracks Now Available to Investors Nationwide
12/23/2009 Templeton Asset Management Executive Chairman Mark Mobius Sends Letter to Chairman of Taro Pharmaceuticals Urging New Management
02/25/2016 Franklin Templeton Expands Multi-Asset Solutions Capability with New Open Architecture Offering
03/25/2015 Attitudes Toward Retirement Are Shifting, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
03/26/2013 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Robert Richardson as North America Spokesperson Focused on Financial Advisor Practice Management and Business Development
01/11/2012 Franklin Templeton Launches Multi-Asset Real Return Fund for U.S. Investors
03/02/2011 Franklin Templeton Investments Announces New Head for Internal and Digital Sales
09/12/2013 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin Global Government Bond Fund for US Investors
11/17/2015 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Head of Global Exchange Traded Funds
01/10/2011 Franklin World Perspectives Fund Leverages Global Network of Local Asset Managers
05/10/2010 Franklin Templeton Real Estate Advisors Hires Joyce Shapiro as Managing Director for Real Assets
09/06/2011 Franklin Templeton Launches Franklin Templeton Global Allocation Fund for U.S. Investors
06/26/2013 Written Retirement Income Plans Key to Advisors’ Client Relationships, Finds Franklin Templeton Survey
05/04/2009 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Mutual International Fund for U.S. Investors
07/19/2011 Franklin Templeton Expands Multi-Asset Strategies Group
06/01/2015 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin Retirement Payout Fund Series
07/25/2017 Tom Fisher Joins Franklin Templeton as Head of US Institutional
01/03/2012 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Templeton Emerging Markets Balanced Fund for U.S. Investors
06/06/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces LibertyShares with First Suite of Strategic Beta Exchange Traded Funds
01/25/2017 Franklin Templeton Investments Expands Suite of Actively Managed ETFs
02/24/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Expands Global ETF Team
08/04/2015 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond Fund
02/05/2009 Franklin Templeton Opens Malaysia Office
03/09/2011 Franklin Templeton Names Head for RIA Division and Expands Sales Team
09/22/2015 Financial Advisors Play Critical Role in Retirement Success, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
10/05/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Suite of Actively Managed ETFs
01/24/2017 Franklin Templeton Expands Insurance VA Team to Meet Evolving Client Needs
11/29/2011 Franklin Templeton Survey Reveals Differing Retirement Concerns, Priorities and Strategies for Americans Across Generations
03/20/2014 Franklin Templeton Investments Sponsors LPGA Star Jessica Korda
05/14/2012 Many Americans Remain Reluctant to Invest in Equities, Largely Keeping Investments Close to Home in 2012
03/22/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin California Ultra-Short Tax-Free Income Fund
04/20/2016 Retirement Strategies and Expectations Differ Across Generations, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
09/28/2015 Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Introduce Liquid Alternative Long Short Credit Fund for US Investors
02/07/2017 AlphaParity, a Risk Premia Investment Firm, Joins Franklin Templeton Solutions
12/11/2009 Templeton Asset Management Calls for Urgent Shareholder Action on Taro Pharmaceuticals
02/20/2014 Franklin Templeton Investments Selected by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to Continue as Program Manager for New Jersey College Savings Plans
07/16/2012 Franklin Templeton Announces New Roles Overseeing Consultant / Gatekeeper Relations and Investment Research for North American and International Advisory Services Divisions
09/18/2012 Franklin Templeton Encourages Investors to “Take Stock” of How Emotions Interfere with Investment Decisions
01/27/2015 Franklin Templeton Expands Institutional Sales, Relationship Management and Consultant Relations Team
03/13/2013 Franklin Templeton Survey Examines Anxiety Related to Retirement Savings; Finds Disconnects between Retirement Expectations and Realities
01/26/2012 Financial Advisors Make a Difference in How Americans Approach Retirement, Finds Franklin Templeton Survey
04/03/2013 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Templeton Emerging Markets Bond Fund for U.S. Investors
07/23/2018 Franklin Templeton Expands Emerging Markets Equity Team
02/25/2010 Sovereign Fund Fondul Proprietatea Finalises Contract Appointing Franklin Templeton as its Investment Manager
02/08/2018 Franklin Templeton Adds Four Passive ETFs to Franklin LibertyShares Suite
08/04/2009 Franklin Templeton Investments Hires Yaqub Ahmed to Head Defined Contribution and Variable Annuity Investment-Only Sales
03/15/2011 Over 80% of Financial Advisors See Increased Global Investment for Clients
06/04/2018 Franklin Templeton Lists Three New Fixed Income Active ETFs
06/27/2018 May Tong Joins Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions as Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
05/01/2018 Gen X Women Are Most Concerned About Achieving Retirement Income Goals, Franklin Templeton Investments Survey Finds
03/20/2018 Franklin Templeton Acquires Data Science Investment Firm Random Forest Capital
03/12/2018 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution
01/31/2018 Franklin Templeton Appoints Manraj S. Sekhon CIO of Emerging Markets Equity
12/14/2017 Franklin Templeton Expands Multi-Asset Solutions Business with Senior Hires
12/15/2017 Franklin Templeton Introduces New Global Campaign ‘Reach for Better’
11/06/2017 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Jed Plafker to Head Global Distribution – Leading Company’s Global Sales, Product Strategy and Marketing Efforts
10/30/2017 Franklin Templeton Introduces First Suite of Passive ETFs
09/05/2017 Franklin Templeton Debuts Two New Municipal Bond ETFs
03/07/2017 Franklin Templeton Launches Spryng — A Crowdfunding Tool for College Savings
07/11/2011 Templeton Income Fund Changes Name to Templeton Global Balanced Fund
09/26/2013 Franklin Templeton Investments Hires Drew Carrington to Head Defined Contribution Sales for US Institutional Marketplace
09/12/2013 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin Global Listed Infrastructure Fund for US Investors
Date Title
08/03/2016 Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Launch Liquid Alternative Global Macro Fund
12/12/2018 Franklin Templeton Expands Emerging Markets Equity Team with Appointment of Jason Zhu Guoqing and Yu-Jen Shih
12/03/2018 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution and Portfolio Management Change
12/03/2018 Franklin Universal Trust Announces Portfolio Management Change
12/03/2018 Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. (“TDF”) Announces Distribution
04/15/2014 American Investors Optimistic about US Equity Market in 2014, Remain Risk Averse
11/19/2014 Franklin Templeton Launches Social Security Optimizer Tool for Financial Advisors
11/16/2018 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Declares Monthly Distribution
11/13/2018 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution
10/02/2018 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Shane Clifford as Senior Managing Director, Alternative Strategies
01/05/2018 Dr. Mark Mobius Announces Plans to Retire from Franklin Templeton Investments
02/26/2018 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Erika Arevuo As Head Of Institutional Marketing
04/24/2013 U.S. Investor Behaviors Challenge Realities, Yet Positive Outlook Takes Hold
05/19/2015 Investor Optimism Dominates in Fifth Annual Global Investor Sentiment Survey by Franklin Templeton
10/18/2018 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Oversubscribed Rights Offering Raising Over 7 Million
10/11/2018 Franklin Templeton Expands Franklin LibertyShares Country and Regional Passive ETF Suite
09/12/2018 Dr. Sonal Desai to be Named Chief Investment Officer of Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group
08/24/2018 Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. (“TDF”) Announces Distribution
03/12/2018 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution
09/19/2012 Franklin Templeton Announces Agreement to Acquire Majority Stake in Fund of Hedge Funds Specialist K2 Advisors
09/05/2013 Franklin Income Fund Marks 65 Years of Delivering Income to Investors, Paying Uninterrupted Dividends Since 1948
11/12/2014 Investors Hungry for Higher Yields Also Anxious About the Prospect of Rising Interest Rates, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
08/19/2013 Franklin LifeSmart™ Expands Retirement Target Fund Lineup for U.S. Investors
05/01/2017 Franklin Templeton Adds Three U.S. Equity ETFs to LibertyShares Strategic Beta Suite
03/10/2014 Franklin Templeton Survey Finds Retirement Full of Contradictions
06/21/2011 Americans Look to Stocks and Real Estate for Decade Ahead Finds Franklin Templeton Global Investor Sentiment Survey
06/10/2015 Franklin LifeSmart™ Expands Retirement Target Fund Lineup for US Investors
04/21/2014 NJBEST and Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plans Lower Program Management Fees
02/25/2014 Franklin Templeton Launches “Income For What’s Next” Program, Supporting Advisors Planning for New Retirement Realities
11/28/2012 Franklin Templeton Announces Research for Advisors Serving Defined Contribution Plan Market
10/18/2012 Franklin Templeton Launches Interactive Retirement Center with Expanded Web Content and Resources for Financial Advisors
03/29/2011 Global Investment Interest on the Rise Worldwide
12/21/2010 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Templeton Asian Growth Fund for U.S. Investors
02/25/2016 Franklin Templeton Expands Multi-Asset Solutions Capability with New Open Architecture Offering
03/25/2015 Attitudes Toward Retirement Are Shifting, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
11/17/2015 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Head of Global Exchange Traded Funds
01/10/2011 Franklin World Perspectives Fund Leverages Global Network of Local Asset Managers
05/04/2009 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Mutual International Fund for U.S. Investors
06/01/2015 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin Retirement Payout Fund Series
07/25/2017 Tom Fisher Joins Franklin Templeton as Head of US Institutional
06/06/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces LibertyShares with First Suite of Strategic Beta Exchange Traded Funds
01/25/2017 Franklin Templeton Investments Expands Suite of Actively Managed ETFs
02/24/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Expands Global ETF Team
08/04/2015 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond Fund
09/22/2015 Financial Advisors Play Critical Role in Retirement Success, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
10/05/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Introduces Suite of Actively Managed ETFs
01/24/2017 Franklin Templeton Expands Insurance VA Team to Meet Evolving Client Needs
03/20/2014 Franklin Templeton Investments Sponsors LPGA Star Jessica Korda
05/14/2012 Many Americans Remain Reluctant to Invest in Equities, Largely Keeping Investments Close to Home in 2012
03/22/2016 Franklin Templeton Investments Launches Franklin California Ultra-Short Tax-Free Income Fund
04/20/2016 Retirement Strategies and Expectations Differ Across Generations, Franklin Templeton Survey Finds
09/28/2015 Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Introduce Liquid Alternative Long Short Credit Fund for US Investors
02/07/2017 AlphaParity, a Risk Premia Investment Firm, Joins Franklin Templeton Solutions
02/20/2014 Franklin Templeton Investments Selected by New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to Continue as Program Manager for New Jersey College Savings Plans
09/18/2012 Franklin Templeton Encourages Investors to “Take Stock” of How Emotions Interfere with Investment Decisions
07/23/2018 Franklin Templeton Expands Emerging Markets Equity Team
02/25/2010 Sovereign Fund Fondul Proprietatea Finalises Contract Appointing Franklin Templeton as its Investment Manager
02/08/2018 Franklin Templeton Adds Four Passive ETFs to Franklin LibertyShares Suite
08/04/2009 Franklin Templeton Investments Hires Yaqub Ahmed to Head Defined Contribution and Variable Annuity Investment-Only Sales
03/15/2011 Over 80% of Financial Advisors See Increased Global Investment for Clients
06/04/2018 Franklin Templeton Lists Three New Fixed Income Active ETFs
06/27/2018 May Tong Joins Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions as Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager
05/01/2018 Gen X Women Are Most Concerned About Achieving Retirement Income Goals, Franklin Templeton Investments Survey Finds
03/20/2018 Franklin Templeton Acquires Data Science Investment Firm Random Forest Capital
03/12/2018 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution
01/31/2018 Franklin Templeton Appoints Manraj S. Sekhon CIO of Emerging Markets Equity
12/14/2017 Franklin Templeton Expands Multi-Asset Solutions Business with Senior Hires
12/15/2017 Franklin Templeton Introduces New Global Campaign ‘Reach for Better’
11/06/2017 Franklin Templeton Investments Appoints Jed Plafker to Head Global Distribution – Leading Company’s Global Sales, Product Strategy and Marketing Efforts
10/30/2017 Franklin Templeton Introduces First Suite of Passive ETFs
09/05/2017 Franklin Templeton Debuts Two New Municipal Bond ETFs
03/07/2017 Franklin Templeton Launches Spryng — A Crowdfunding Tool for College Savings
01/19/2017 Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Self-Tender Offer for Up to Fifteen Percent of Its Shares
07/11/2011 Templeton Income Fund Changes Name to Templeton Global Balanced Fund

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