Franklin Templeton Investments Recognized with DALBAR Service Award for 11th Consecutive Year in Canada

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. has been honoured with a 2016 Mutual Fund Service Award from DALBAR Canada, marking the eleventh consecutive year of winning in the broker-distributed category and the fourth straight year it has been recognized in the Winner's Circle overall in the Canadian fund industry.

"The continued recognition from DALBAR for more than a decade reflects our unwavering commitment to delivering exemplary service to our clients and providing them with investment solutions to help them save for their future," said Duane Green, president and CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.

The DALBAR awards recognizes financial services firms that were found to be above their peers in service to clients after a full year of comprehensive evaluation.

"We are proud that our client service team has been honoured with top accolades year after year. We remain dedicated to continuing this high level of service to our advisors and investors," said Ghion Shewangzaw, senior vice president and head of Canadian Transfer Agency, Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.

DALBAR conducts rigorous tests each year to evaluate a company's quality of performance in product and procedural knowledge, professionalism, ease of doing business and ability to deepen relationships with clients.

About Franklin Templeton Investments
Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE: BEN] is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 countries. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes—including equity, fixed income, alternative and custom solutions. The company's more than 650 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in over 30 countries, the California-based company has 70 years of investment experience and more than US$728 billion (over C$948 billion) in assets under management as of January 31, 2017. 

For more information, please visit franklintempleton.ca or connect with Franklin Templeton on Twitter (@FTI_Global) and read the Beyond Bulls & Bears blog featuring perspectives from Franklin Templeton investment professionals around the world.

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SOURCE Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.

For further information: Media Contact: Sarah Kingdon, Corporate Communications, Franklin Templeton Investments, 416.957.6191

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