Franklin Mutual Global Discovery Fund

Investment Objective and Strategy

The fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in the equity and debt securities of issuers around the world.

A flexible, go-anywhere strategy. Fund managers invest in the most attractive investment opportunities, unconstrained by region, market capitalization, sector or style box definition.

Bottom-up research process. Fund managers uncover undervalued stocks with viable catalysts that will change the way the market views their true worth.

Deep value investing. The fund employs a distinctive, three-pronged approach to investing that has withstood the test of time by uncovering opportunities in undervalued stocks, merger arbitrage and distressed securities.

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

Peter Langerman

  • New Jersey, United States
  • Years with firm: 29
  • Years of experience: 33

Tim Rankin

  • New Jersey, United States
  • Years with firm: 15
  • Years of experience: 27

Christian Correa

  • New Jersey, United States
  • Years with firm: 15
  • Years of experience: 17