An Introduction

Successful investing begins with ambition. And achievement only comes when you reach for it. That’s why we continually strive to deliver better outcomes for investors. No matter what your goals are, our deep, global investment expertise allows us to offer solutions that can help.

Since our founding in 1947, we’ve managed through all kinds of markets – up, down and those in between. We’re always preparing for what may come next. It’s because of this, combined with our strength as one of the world’s largest asset managers, that we’ve earned the trust of millions of investors around the world.

We bring together specialist investment managers with distinct styles to offer clients a full range of capabilities, from traditional to alternative investments. Each manager follows a well-defined investment process rooted in the discipline, rigor and experience gained over decades of successfully navigating global markets—and underpinned by robust risk management protocols at the portfolio and enterprise levels.

Our investment capabilities

  • Value
  • Deep Value
  • Core Value
  • Blend
  • GARP
  • Growth
  • Convertibles
  • Sector
  • Shariah
  • Smart Beta
Fixed Income
  • Government
  • Municipals
  • Corporate Credit
  • Bank Loans
  • Securitized
  • Multi Sector
  • Currencies
  • Sukuk
Multi-Asset Solutions
  • Multi-Asset Income
  • Diversified Outcome-Oriented
  • Risk Premia
  • Smart Beta
  • Balanced Allocation
  • Target Date/Risk
  • Model Portfolios
  • Inflation Protection
  • Managed Volatility
  • Private Debt
  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure

Specialist investment managers

Franklin Templeton (1947)
Western Asset (1971)    
ClearBridge (2005)    
Brandywine Global (1986)  
Clarion Partners (1982)      
Benefit Street Partners (2008)      
Martin Currie (1881)      
QS Investors (1999)      
K2 Advisors (1994)      
Royce (1972)      

To realize your ambitions, you need on-the-ground expertise. To make the most of that expertise, you need the financial strength and resources of a global player. In Franklin Templeton, you get both.

We’re a recognized leader in global investing, having launched one of the first global mutual funds over 65 years ago. Today, our global footprint spans more than 30 countries and covers 85% of global GDP.

With investment professionals based in over 40 research offices around the world, we believe our firsthand knowledge of local cultures and economies truly sets us apart as a global partner.

Research Offices
Trading Desks
Local Asset
Management Teams

We have the strength that comes with size. And the insight that comes from seven decades of investing experience.

We maintain a long-term perspective in everything we do and run our business with the same level of discipline we apply to asset management. As a result, our credit ratings are among the highest in the industry.

Our business is diversified by client type and geography. In fact, over 50% of our sales are derived from outside the U.S3. We also maintain substantial liquid cash and investments which give us the flexibility to invest in ongoing innovation for our customers.

We believe these characteristics make us an ideal long-term partner in asset management.

with offices
trillion USD total
assets under management2