Franklin Templeton Investments Canada Announces Cash Distributions for Franklin LibertyShares® ETFs

From Franklin Templeton Investments
Contact Sarah Kingdon, Corporate Communications
Telephone 416.957.6191

TORONTO, October 12, 2018 – Franklin Templeton Investments Canada today announced the October 2018 cash distributions for Franklin LibertyShares actively managed and smart beta ETFs.

Detailed in the table below, unitholders of record as of October 23, 2018 will receive a per-unit cash distribution payable on October 31, 2018.

Fund NameTickerTypeCash Distribution Per Unit ($)Payment Frequency
Franklin Liberty Canadian Investment Grade Corporate ETF FLCI Active 0.065000 Monthly
Franklin Liberty Global Aggregate Bond ETF (CAD-Hedged) FLGA Active 0.046602 Monthly
Franklin Liberty Senior Loan ETF (CAD-Hedged) FLSL Active 0.057315 Monthly
Franklin Liberty U.S. Investment Grade Corporate ETF (CAD-Hedged) FLUI Active 0.061654 Monthly
Franklin LibertyQT Global Dividend Index ETF FLGD Smart Beta 0.045000 Monthly

For more information, please visit LibertyShares.ca.

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 over US$724 billion (C$926 billion) in assets under management as of September 30, 2018. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.ca.

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