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Franklin Global Small-Mid Cap Growth A (acc) USD

Ranked 115 out of 132 in - Global Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Edwin Lugo

Edwin Lugo attended Columbia University where he studied Finance. He holds an MBA and the CFA designation. Edwin joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2006 and has over 16 years of investment experience. Previously, he was with Brown Capital where he was an equity owner and vice president. He was also a vice president, research analyst, and portfolio manager with Templeton from 1996 to 2002. Edwin is a board member of the College Bound Foundation and an alumnus of the Robert A. Toigo Foundation.

Objective

The Fund's investment objective is capital appreciation. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing principally in the equity and/or equity-related securities (including warrants and convertible securities) of small and mid-cap companies globally. 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 base currency of the Fund is US dollar.

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Performance

Global Small & Medium Companies over : 31/07/2015 - 31/07/2016

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 -1.6% -7.2%
2015 8.9% 6.3% 2.8% -5.3% 5.2%
2014 -11.6% 0.3% 2.1% -10.2% -3.7%
2013 31.4% 5.0% 2.9% 14.2% 6.6%
2012 26.1% 12.2% -8.5% 12.7% 9.0%
2011 -13.1% 0.7% -0.6% -14.4% 1.4%
2010 18.7% 1.2% -6.3% 15.2% 8.6%
2009 51.0% -6.8% 29.3% 17.9% 6.4%
2008 -38.1% -6.9% 1.3% -14.1% -23.6%
2007 5.8% 6.8% 6.7% -2.0% -5.3%
2006 18.2% 15.1% -5.0% -3.5% 12.1%
2005 20.8% -2.3% 3.9% 11.8% 6.5%
2004 11.2% 6.4% -0.8% -7.9% 14.5%
2003 48.8% -4.7% 20.3% 13.9% 13.9%
2002 -20.7% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Kennedy-Wilson Holdings Inc ORD 4.53
Oaktree Capital Group LLC 4.22
New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc DR 3.96
Nexeo Solutions Inc ORD 3.91
Markel Corp ORD 3.80
Renaissancere Holdings Ltd ORD 3.72
FXCM Inc ORD 3.58
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd ORD 3.57
ProAssurance Corp ORD 3.40
Irish Residential Properties REIT PLC ORD 3.20
31/03/2016

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/04/2002
  • Share Class size148Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0144644332

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%

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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).