Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. (“TDF”) Announces Distribution

From Franklin Resources, Inc.
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, August 30, 2013. Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TDF) today announced a total distribution of $0.6115, comprised of net investment income of $0.2767 per share and long-term capital gains distribution of $0.3348 per share, payable on September 27, 2013 to shareholders of record on September 13, 2013 (Ex-Dividend Date: September 11, 2013).

The Fund’s investment manager, Templeton Asset Management Ltd., is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), 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, Bissett, Fiduciary Trust, Darby, Balanced Equity Management and K2 investment teams. The San Mateo, CA–based company has more than 65 years of investment experience and over $834 billion in assets under management as of July 31, 2013. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.