Fund Description

The fund seeks long-term capital growth by investing at least 80% of its net assets in the equity securities of companies with market capitalizations of generally less than $1.5 billion, or the highest market capitalization in the Russell 2000 Index, whichever is greater, at the time of purchase.

Strategy Statement

"We seek to invest in rapidly growing small-capitalization companies, targeting companies with pricing power, cost advantages, sustainable competitive advantages or innovative products or services. "

Michael McCarthy, CFA®


Michael McCarthy, CFA

Michael McCarthy, CFA®

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 1992
  • Managed Fund Since 2000
Brad Carris, CFA

Brad Carris, CFA®

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 2000
  • Managed Fund Since 2004

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