Franklin Templeton Investments Canada Awarded Fund Provider of the Year

TORONTO, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Franklin Templeton Investments Canada has received the Equisoft award for Fund Provider of the Year at the Wealth Professional Awards gala on June 1.

"This honour reflects our employees' dedication to providing exceptional service to our clients," said Duane Green, president and CEO, Franklin Templeton Investments Canada. "As we take a fresh approach to providing Canadian investors and advisors with solutions to meet their investment needs, including actively managed and strategic beta ETFs, multi-asset solutions, target return, liquid alternatives and mutual funds, this distinction marks an auspicious milestone for the Canadian business. While this award affirms that we are on the right track, we will continue to strive to further enhance our offering and service."

The Equisoft award for Fund Provider of the Year recognizes the fund company that stands out by providing top-tier investment solutions/products for investors and advisors in Canada, including effective client relationship management strategies for superior service and stakeholder engagement. 

About Franklin Templeton Investments
Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. (known as Franklin Templeton Investments Canada) is a subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE: BEN].  Franklin Resources, Inc. is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments, which 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 approximately US$741 billion (C$1,011 billion) in assets under management as of April 30, 2017.

For more information, please visit or connect with Franklin Templeton on Twitter (@FTI_Canada) 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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