Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Name Change
San Mateo, CA, June 26, 2014 — The Board of Directors of the Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust (the “Fund”) [NYSE MKT:FTF], a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., announced today that it has approved a name change of the Fund, effective June 30, 2014. The Fund’s change of name is part of a global initiative to streamline and standardize the firm’s product-naming conventions. The new name is designed to identify the Fund’s investment manager more clearly and differentiate the Fund in a competitive market. The Fund’s investment objective and ticker will remain the same. The name change is as follows:
Current Fund Name: Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust
New Fund Name: Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust
You may request a copy of the Fund’s current Report to Shareholders by contacting Franklin Templeton’s Fund Information Department at 1-800/DIAL BEN® (1-800-342-5236) or by visiting franklintempleton.com. All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal. Interest rate movements and mortgage prepayments will affect the Fund’s share price and yield. Bond prices generally move in the opposite direction of interest rates. As the prices of bonds in a fund adjust to a rise in interest rates, the fund’s share price may decline. Investments in lower-rated bonds include higher risk of default and loss of principal. The Fund is actively managed but there is no guarantee that the manager’s investment decisions will produce the desired results. For portfolio management discussions, including information regarding the Fund’s investment strategies, please view the most recent Annual or Semi-Annual Report to Shareholders which can be found at franklintempleton.com or sec.gov.
Franklin Advisers, Inc. is a 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, Franklin 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 $908 billion in assets under management as of May 31, 2014. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.