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Franklin European Growth

Ranked 889 out of 1025 in - Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Dylan Ball

Dylan Ball is an Executive Vice President, Portfolio Manager for the Templeton Global Equity Group. Mr. Ball is the lead portfolio manager for a number of Templeton portfolios, Mr. Ball has research responsibility for MENA banks and Emerging Europe. Mr. Ball has 20 years of industry experience, 10 of which have been at Templeton. He was formerly a research analyst with Credit Suisse First Boston, prior to which Mr. Ball was a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Ball holds a B.A. in Economics from Manchester University, United Kingdom. He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA), a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Robert Mazzuoli

Robert Mazzuoli is a portfolio manager and research analyst responsible for European stocks at Franklin Templeton and has over eleven years of investment experience. He is a portfolio manager on the Franklin European Growth Fund. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 2010, Mazzuoli most recently worked as a sell side analyst covering insurance stocks at Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg (LBBW) in Mainz. Prior to that, he was an analyst for the Boston Consulting Group as well as a sell side analyst at BHF-Bank, covering Italian and German banks. Mazzuoli holds a degree in business administration from the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)charterholder.


The Fund's investment objective is capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing principally in equity and/or equity-related securities (including warrants and convertible securities) of companies of any market capitalisation. In selecting equity investments, the Investment Manager employs an active, bottom-up fundamental research process to search for individual securities believed to possess superior risk-return characteristics. The Fund principally invests its net assets in securities of issuers incorporated or having their principal business activities in European countries.

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Europe over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
  • Rank 889/1025 Total Return
  • Rank 735/1025 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 963/1025 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 7.2% 4.8% -0.2% 1.7% 0.8%
2016 4.1% -5.6% 0.0% 5.1% 4.9%
2015 6.7% 13.8% 1.1% -10.8% 4.0%
2014 -2.6% 3.9% 2.1% -6.5% -1.7%
2013 24.6% 9.6% 0.9% 11.1% 1.4%
2012 25.1% 10.3% -0.9% 8.0% 5.9%
2011 -7.3% -4.2% 0.8% -8.9% 5.3%
2010 20.0% 4.6% -0.6% 5.7% 9.3%
2009 49.9% -1.3% 25.5% 12.0% 8.0%
2008 -37.6% -13.8% -2.3% -6.7% -20.7%
2007 -1.9% 3.7% 2.3% -3.2% -4.5%
2006 21.7% 7.8% -3.6% 5.8% 10.7%
2005 21.4% 2.8% 4.6% 6.2% 6.4%
2004 6.6% 2.6% 0.5% -3.2% 6.8%
2003 13.3% -16.1% 18.2% 2.4% 11.6%
2002 -38.8% 0.0% -17.7% -29.2% 4.9%
2001 -16.7% -9.0% 4.3% -20.9% 10.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hungary
  12. Ireland
  13. Jersey
  14. Latvia
  15. Lithuania
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Netherlands
  18. Norway
  19. Poland
  20. Portugal
  21. Singapore
  22. Slovakia
  23. South Africa
  24. Spain
  25. Sweden
  26. Switzerland
  27. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date29/12/2000
  • Share Class size239Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0122612848

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment1

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).