Franklin Strategic Income Fund

Investment Objective and Strategy

The fund seeks high current income and some long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in fixed income securities issued in the United States and throughout the world.

Diversification creates opportunities. Ideal for investors seeking the potential for more consistent returns by taking advantage of the performances of many different bond categories in the United States and throughout the world.

Breadth of research. The fund is supported by more than 170 investment professionals from Franklin Templeton’s fixed-income team.

Currency management. The fund typically engages in currency management strategies to hedge the exposure to the impact of changes in currency exchange rates.

FUND MANAGERS

Sonal Desai

  • California, United States
  • Years with firm: 11
  • Years of experience: 26

Darcy Briggs

  • Calgary, AB Canada
  • Years with firm: 15
  • Years of experience: 26

William Chong

  • California, United States
  • Years with firm: 12
  • Years of experience: 12

Patricia O'Connor

  • California, United States
  • Years with firm: 23
  • Years of experience: 24

David Yuen

  • California, United States
  • Years with firm: 24
  • Years of experience: 32