Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable
Emerging Markets Fund

The Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund is a highly selective portfolio comprised of 40-60 highly profitable businesses with sustainable long-term growth prospects.

Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund

The Fund offers investors an opportunity set of superior, growth-driven companies propelled by the long-term trends of growing populations, rising urbanisation, and an expanding middle class.

HIGH-CONVICTION

A portfolio of the best emerging market companies identified by Martin Currie’s fundamental bottom-up research process.

AWARD WINNING TEAM

The Martin Currie emerging markets team has a wealth of investment and emerging markets experience.

RISK MANAGEMENT

Portfolios emphasise stock specific conviction whilst maintaining broad diversification. Every holding is backed by proprietary investment research.

Learn More About the Fund

Alastair Reynolds and the Martin Currie Emerging Markets team discuss their process for identifying attractive emerging market investments.

“The interplay of mega cities with new technology and the rapid growth of middle class consumers is giving rise to some truly world class emerging market companies.”

Alastair Reynolds
Portfolio Manager

Philosophy & Process

Driven by in-depth research, the Fund seeks to identify leading emerging market companies trading at attractive valuations to create a portfolio of strong businesses leveraged to the growth of the world's most dynamic economies.

CO-PORTFOLIO MANAGER APPROACH

Each member of the Martin Currie emerging markets team has a dual role as both portfolio manager and analyst and is responsible for idea generation, research, security selection and portfolio construction.

PROPRIETARY MODELING

Proprietary modeling techniques are used to perform sensitivity analysis, explore scenarios, and make valuation comparisons across multi-country investment universe.

LONG-TERM INVESTING

Investing based on three-to -five-year horizons allows the Fund to fully capture short-term mispricing opportunities and can result in low portfolio turnover.

Meet the Team

The Fund’s investment team has a wealth of experience in emerging market investing, with over 100 years combined investment experience.

Alastair Reynolds

Alastair Reynolds

Portfolio Manager
Experience: 30 years

Andrew Mathewson

Andrew Mathewson

Portfolio Manager
Experience: 18 years

Colin Dishington

Colin Dishington

Portfolio Manager
Experience: 10 years

Divya Mathur

Divya Mathur

Portfolio Manager
Experience: 25 years

Paul Desoisa

Paul Desoisa

Portfolio Manager
Experience: 7 years

Paul Sloane

Paul Sloane

Portfolio Manager
Experience: 27 years

Fundamental ESG Integration

Martin Currie believes ESG factors are important drivers of long-term performance. Proprietary ESG resources, including industry frameworks to highlight the most relevant topics for engagement with company management.

RELEVANCE FRAMEWORKS

Leverages proprietary ESG industry frameworks to highlight the most relevant factors influencing long-term investment performance.

ACTIVE ENGAGEMENT

The team actively engages management of portfolio companies in discussions of relevant ESG considerations.

SGD MAPPING

Each company is mapped to UN Sustainable Development Goals to provide the team a sense of climate exposure at the portfolio level.

How to Invest

Learn more Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund and Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Active ETF (FSEM) by contacting your Franklin Templeton representative or our Client Services team at 1.800.387.0830 (Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. ET).

Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund

  • Designed to capture emerging market growth
  • Invests primarily in undervalued, high quality companies with sustainable long-term growth prospects
  • High-conviction, stock driven investing – returns come from pure stock alpha
  • Martin Currie portfolios fully integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) assessment, engagement and voting into the investment process

Talk to your Franklin Templeton representative to learn more about Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund.

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Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Active ETF (FSEM)

  • Invests substantially all of its assets in securities of Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund (the underlying fund)
  • Participates in trends moving emerging markets by access to leaders in innovation and technology
  • Uses fundamental bottom-up analysis to find the highest conviction stocks with material overweight over benchmark
  • Benefits from the experience of the investment team dedicated to Emerging Markets with an average of 20 years of experience

Talk to your Franklin Templeton representative to learn more about Franklin Martin Currie Sustainable Emerging Markets Active ETF (FSEM).

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