Why Choose Franklin Templeton?

For nearly 50 years, we’ve been a trusted partner to institutional clients around the world. From large retirement and pension plans to government institutions, endowments and foundations, we have experience helping institutional investors of all types meet their financial goals. How do we do this? By partnering closely with each client so we can understand their challenges and aspirations from all angles. We then draw on our extensive investment capabilities, global network, and vast resources to design the right solution. This approach, focused on putting clients first and delivering better outcomes, is why we manage over US trillion, including US billion on behalf of our institutional clients.1

Focused on Delivering Better Outcomes

Excellence and Rigor

We bring together specialist investment managers with distinct styles to offer clients a full range of capabilities, from traditional to alternative investments. Each manager follows a well-defined investment process rooted in the discipline, rigor and experience gained over decades of successfully navigating global markets—and underpinned by robust risk management protocols at the portfolio and enterprise levels.

Our Investment Capabilities and Brands


  • Value
  • Deep Value
  • Core Value
  • Blend
  • GARP
  • Growth
  • Convertibles
  • Sector
  • Shariah
  • Smart Beta
  • Thematic

Fixed Income

  • Government
  • Municipals
  • Corporate Credit
  • Bank Loans
  • Securitized
  • Multi Sector
  • Currencies
  • Sukuk

Multi-Asset Solutions

  • Multi-Asset Income
  • Diversified Outcome-Oriented
  • Risk Premia
  • Smart Beta
  • Balanced Allocation
  • Target Date/Risk
  • Model Portfolios
  • Inflation Protection
  • Managed Volatility


  • Private Debt
  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure
Franklin Templeton (1947)
Western Asset (1971)    
ClearBridge (2005)    
Brandywine Global (1986)  
Clarion Partners (1982)      
Benefit Street Partners (2008)      
Martin Currie (1881)    
QS Investors (1999)    
K2 Advisors (1994)      
Royce (1972)      

years of asset
management experience


(USD) total assets
under management1



Meaningful Innovation

We focus on innovation that’s meaningful to clients. From embedding artificial intelligence into our research and investment decision-making to creating a fintech incubation center on our main campus, we’ve made innovation a cornerstone of our business and culture. And that lets us rapidly harness the power of new technologies and other advances for our clients.

Connections that Matter

We believe in the good that comes from making connections. So we build valuable connections between our clients, our portfolio managers, business leaders, and economic experts. And we connect with the people and organizations in our communities through extensive volunteering and charitable giving.

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