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Last $38.67 USD
Change Today +0.91 / 2.41%
Volume 3.6M
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Franklin Resources, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides its services to individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, and partnerships. It launches equity, fixed income, balanced, and multi-asset mutual funds through its subsidiaries. The firm invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative markets. Franklin Resources, Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in San Mateo, California.

9,600 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/29/15
Founded in 1947

franklin resources inc (BEN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $780.1K
Co-President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Financial ...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Executive Vice President of Investment Manage...
Total Annual Compensation: $525.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

franklin resources inc (BEN) Key Developments

Franklin Templeton and K2 Advisors Introduce Liquid Alternative Long Short Credit Fund for US Investors

Franklin Templeton Investments announced the launch of Franklin K2 Long Short Credit Fund (Class A), a multi-manager fund that invests in a variety of credit strategies sub-advised by institutional-quality hedge fund managers. The Fund provides investors with access to a select group of hedge fund managers in a single diversified portfolio, while providing daily liquidity. Franklin K2 Long Short Credit Fund's goal is to provide total return over a complete market cycle through a combination of current income, capital preservation and capital appreciation by investing in a broad range of credit-related investments through experienced alternative strategies managers. K2 Advisors continually adjusts the Fund's allocations to these strategies and sub-advisors to reflect the team's top-down market views, with underlying managers possessing the flexibility to execute high conviction positioning though the use of both long and short strategies. The Fund will allocate to a variety of hedge fund managers selected by K2 Advisors through a rigorous, proprietary due diligence process. The strategies employed by the initial underlying hedge fund managers may include Credit Long Short, Structured Credit, and Emerging Market Fixed Income. The underlying managers may invest in, among other investments, corporate bonds; mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities; US Government and agency securities; collateralized debt and loan obligations; foreign government and supranational debt securities; loans and loan participations and derivatives with similar economic characteristics. The Fund may also invest in mortgage dollar rolls, repurchase agreements, reverse repurchase agreements, mortgage real estate investment trusts (REITs) and other similar transactions.

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on October 15, 2015

Franklin Resources, Inc. announced a quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.15 per share payable on October 15, 2015 to stockholders of record holding shares of common stock at the close of business on September 30, 2015. The quarterly dividend of $0.15 per share is equivalent to the dividend paid for the prior quarter and represents a 25% increase over the quarterly dividend paid for the same quarter last year.

Franklin Templeton Investments Presents at The Public Sector Financing Forum 2015, Sep-30-2015 11:55 AM

Franklin Templeton Investments Presents at The Public Sector Financing Forum 2015, Sep-30-2015 11:55 AM. Venue: Kempinski Hotel, Frankfurt, Germany. Speakers: David Smart, Managing Director, Strategic Advisory, Sovereign and Institutional Funds.


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