Franklin India Growth Fund

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

This fund or share class has been closed to new investors.

Fund Description

The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of companies organized under the laws of, with a principal office in, or for which the principal trading market for their securities is in India, companies that derive 50% or more of their revenues or profits from either goods or services produced or sales made in India, or companies with 50% of more of their assets in India.

Strategy Statement

"Our stable and experienced investment team utilizes their in-depth regional knowledge and a fundamental, bottom-up research methodology to invest in the Indian equity market."


Sukumar Rajah

Sukumar Rajah

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 1994
  • Managed Fund Since 2014
Purav Jhaveri, CFA

Purav Jhaveri, CFA®

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 2000
  • Managed Fund Since 2008

Strategy, Benefits, Results


  • We are long-term, bottom-up investors targeting companies we believe have incorrectly priced growth prospects.
  • We focus on companies with revenue and free cash-flow growth potential as well as the ability to sustain high return on capital in the long term.
  • We strive to evaluate businesses, managements and identify trends to make better long-term investment decisions.


  • India Expertise. Our team scouts for investment ideas across all market capitalizations and meets face-to-face with companies.
  • Local Presence. Franklin Templeton has had a local presence in India since 1993, and has gained valuable market experience for making investment selections.
  • Attractive Growth Drivers. Economic and demographic drivers of growth lead us to believe that India may offer excellent long-term investment opportunities.

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