Templeton Global Income Fund

Franklin Templeton Investment Funds

Summary of Fund Objective

The Fund aims to maximize current income while maintaining prospects for capital appreciation by investing in a diversified portfolio of debt and equity securities worldwide. It seeks income by investing in a portfolio of fixed and floating rate debt securities and debt obligations issued by government and government-related issuers or corporate entities worldwide, including in emerging markets, as well as stocks the portfolio manager believes offer attractive dividend yields.

A combination of quarterly income and capital growth. In exchange for medium risk, Templeton Global Income Fund seeks both to achieve high current income by capitalising on global interest rate and currency trends and to realise long-term capital growth through global equity investing.

Wide diversification. The portfolio is widely diversified across fixed income and equity asset classes and may invest in a variety of countries, currencies and market capitalisations.

Access to a rigorous investment process. Templeton Global Income Fund is managed according to a rigorous and time-tested investment process and philosophy. The portfolio blends the unique strengths of Templeton’s income and equity teams.

FUND MANAGERS

Heather Arnold

  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Years With Firm: 14
  • Years Of Experience: 35

Michael Hasenstab

  • California, United States
  • Years With Firm: 20
  • Years Of Experience: 24

Norman Boersma

  • Nassau, Bahamas
  • Years With Firm: 27
  • Years Of Experience: 33

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 debt and equity securities issued by any government or corporate entity worldwide, including emerging markets. Such securities have historically been subject to price movements, generally due to interest rates or movements in the bond and equity markets. As a result, the performance of the Fund can fluctuate considerably over time.
  • The Fund may distribute income gross of expenses. Whilst this might allow more income to be distributed, it may also have the effect of reducing capital.
  • Other significant risks include: credit risk, derivatives risk, emerging markets 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.