Franklin European Growth Fund

Franklin Templeton Investment Funds

Summary of Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing principally in equity and/or equity-related securities of companies of any market capitalisation in European countries.

A pure 'Growth' style. The managers of the Franklin European Growth Fund are growth investors who pay particular attention to valuations and earnings sustainability.

A proven investment process. The team's goal is to apply a disciplined approach to growth equity investing focusing on active sector allocation, coupled with a focus on companies with significant earnings growth potential.

An experienced portfolio management team. The investment team and lead portfolio manager belong to a team that focuses exclusively on this asset class. This team works closely with the global growth team based in New York.


Dylan Ball

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Years With Firm: 12
  • Years Of Experience: 19

What are the Key Risks?

The value of shares in the Fund and income received from it can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the full amount invested. Performance may also be affected by currency fluctuations. Currency fluctuations may affect the value of overseas investments.

  • The Fund invests mainly in equity and equity-related securities of companies of any market capitalisation located in or doing significant business in European countries. Such securities have historically been subject to significant price movements that may occur suddenly due to market or company-specific factors. As a result, the performance of the Fund can fluctuate considerably over time.
  • Other significant risks include: currency risk, credit risk, liquidity risk.
For full details of all of the risks applicable to this Fund, please refer to the “Risk Considerations” section of the Fund in the current prospectus of Franklin Templeton Investment Funds.