Franklin High Income Fund

Investment Objective and Strategy

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

A source of fixed income portfolio diversification. High-yield bond funds tend to have low correlations with other asset classes, improving portfolio efficiency.

Breadth of research.The fund is supported by a team of high-yield specialists, and further leverages the expertise of more than 170 investment professionals from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income.

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

Glenn Voyles

  • California, United States
  • Years with firm: 25
  • Years of experience: 26

Darcy Briggs

  • Calgary, AB Canada
  • Years with firm: 14
  • Years of experience: 25