Why Choose
Franklin Templeton?

From large institutions to individual investors, each of our clients wants the same thing. To achieve their financial goals. And for more than 70 years, we’ve helped them do exactly that. Everything we do at Franklin Templeton is focused on delivering our clients better outcomes. And that’s why millions of clients in more than 165 countries have entrusted us with their investments, making us one of the world’s largest asset managers with over $1.4 trillion in assets under management.1

Focused on Delivering Better Outcomes

Investment Excellence and Rigour

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, rigour 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 and Brands


Deep Value
Core Value
Smart Beta

Fixed Income
Corporate Credit
Bank Loans
Multi Sector

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

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 Advisers (1994)

Royce Investment Partners (1972)


years of asset management experience


(USD) total assets undermanagement1


investment professionals2


employees globally

Global Scale and
Local Insights

Clients can take advantage of the local insight and expertise of our more than 1,200 investment professionals located in over 34 countries. And our more than 70 years of global investing experience.

Meaningful Innovation

We focus on innovation that’s meaningful to clients.
From embedding artificial intelligence into our
research and investment decision-making to creating
a fintech incubation center on our main campus, we’ve
made innovation a cornerstone of our business and
culture. And that lets us rapidly harness the power of
new technologies and other advances for our clients.

Connections That Matter

We believe in the good that comes from making
connections. So we build valuable connections
between our clients, our portfolio managers,
business leaders and economic experts. And
we connect with the people and organizations
in our communities through extensive volunteering
and charitable giving. 


1. As of 30/09/20. Assets under management represent combined assets of Franklin Templeton, Legg Mason, and subsidiary investment management groups. Franklin Templeton acquired Legg Mason on 31/07/20.

2. Investment professionals include portfolio managers, portfolio managers/analysts, and research analysts of Franklin Templeton, Legg Mason and subsidiary investment management groups.

Investments entail risks, the value of investments can go down as well as up and investors should be aware they might not get back the full value invested.