Franklin Resources, Inc. to Announce First Quarter Results on

Franklin Resources, Inc. to Announce First Quarter Results on
February 1, 2013 
SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/13 --  On Friday, February 1,
2013, Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: BEN) will
release its first fiscal quarter 2013 operating results at
approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Pre-recorded audio commentary
on the results from President and Chief Executive Officer Greg
Johnson and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Ken
Lewis will be available at approximately 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Due
to the Friday release date and related scheduling issues, this
quarter they will also lead a live teleconference at 11 a.m. Eastern
Time to answer questions of a material nature. Analysts and investors
are encouraged to review the Company's recent filings with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission and to contact Investor Relations
at (650) 312-4091 before the live call for any clarifications or
questions related to the earnings release or pre-recorded commentary. 
Access to the pre-recorded audio commentary and accompanying slides
will be available via franklinresources.com. The pre-recorded audio
commentary can also be accessed by dialing (888) 843-7419 in the U.S.
and Canada or (630) 652-3042 internationally using access code
34052662, any time through March 2, 2013.  
The live conference call will be held at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.
Access to the teleconference will be available via
franklinresources.com or by dialing (888) 895-5271 in the U.S. and
Canada or (847) 619-6547 internationally. A replay of the call can
also be accessed by calling (888) 843-7419 in the U.S. and Canada or
(630) 652-3042 internationally using access code 34052665, after 1:30
p.m. Eastern Time on February 1, 2013 through March 2, 2013.  
Franklin Resources, Inc. is 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, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett investment teams. The San
Mateo, CA-based company has 65 years of investment experience and
over $781 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2012.
For more information, please visit franklinresources.com. 
Franklin Resources, Inc.
Corporate Communications: 
Matt Walsh 
(650) 312-2245 
Investor Relations: 
Brian Sevilla 
(650) 312-4091
franklinresources.com