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Investments

162

Portfolio Exits

47

Funds

14

Partners & Customers

10

Service Providers

1

About Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton is a California-based, global investment manager. It is comprised of multiple investment management groups: Franklin, Templeton, and Mutual Series. Franklin Templeton manages investments for individuals, institutions, pension plans, trusts, partnerships and other clients globally. It offers investment solutions for U.S. investors including mutual funds, retirement savings vehicles and 529 college savings plans.

Franklin Templeton Headquarter Location

One Franklin Parkway Building 970, 1st Floor

San Mateo, California, 94403,

United States

+1 650 312 2000

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Latest Franklin Templeton News

09:45 EDT Franklin Templeton Canada Awarded Fund Provider of the Year

Jun 21, 2022

Patrick Graham awarded Wholesaler of the Year TORONTO, June 21, 2022 /CNW/ - Franklin Templeton Canada has received the award for Mutual Fund Provider of the Year at the Wealth Professional gala on June 1, 2022. In addition, Patrick Graham, MBA, CIM, vice president, Regional Sales, has received the award for BDM/Wholesaler of the Year. "We are honoured to receive this award that reflects our employees' hard work and dedication to supporting financial advisors with solutions that provide better investment outcomes for their clients," said Duane Green, president and CEO, Franklin Templeton Canada. Employees from Franklin Templeton Canada receive the Mutual Fund Provider of the Year award at the eighth annual Wealth Professional awards gala. (Tim Fraser/Wealth Professional) (CNW Group/Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.) "In 2017, we were fortunate to win this same Mutual Fund Provider of the Year award that recognized our new leadership and direction as we introduced the 'new' Franklin Templeton Canada to advisors and investors. Over the past five years, our team has been on an incredible journey looking for new ways to help advisors in their practices and provide unwavering support. We have made a transformational change to the business by reinventing our distribution model to better service advisors; offering thought leadership and education through our Academy; and providing proven sustainable ETFs and funds that leverage our vastly expanded investment capabilities," Green continued. Graham added: "I am excited to receive this wholesaler award and appreciate the honour of being recognized for my service to financial advisors. I strive to be a partner of choice for advisors, with a strong focus on supporting their overall needs and long-term success." Jim Vlahos, senior vice president, Sales, added: "It is great to see Patrick recognized as Wholesaler of the Year as he always puts his clients first and works hard every day to build strong, meaningful relationships." The award for Mutual Fund Provider of the Year recognizes the outstanding asset management firm that specializes in mutual funds, which consistently delivers superior advisor service while pushing the boundaries with innovation and industry best practices over the last 12 months. The award for BDM/Wholesaler of the Year recognizes the BDM/wholesaler who has displayed excellence over the past 12 to 18 months and who offers superior service to advisors. About Franklin Templeton Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 155 countries. In Canada, the company's subsidiary is Franklin Templeton Investments Corp., which operates as Franklin Templeton Canada. Franklin Templeton's mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions. Through its specialist investment managers, the company offers boutique specialization on a global scale, bringing extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives. With offices in more than 30 countries and approximately 1,300 investment professionals, the California-based company has 75 years of investment experience and approximately US$1.45 trillion (approximately CAN$1.83 trillion) in assets under management as of May 31, 2022. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.ca and connect with Franklin Templeton on Twitter ,  Facebook and LinkedIn , and read the Beyond Bulls & Bears  blog. Copyright © 2022. Franklin Templeton. All rights reserved. SOURCE Franklin Templeton Investments Corp. For further information: Sarah Kingdon, Corporate Communications, Franklin Templeton, 416-957-6191, [email protected] ×

Franklin Templeton Investments

162 Investments

Franklin Templeton has made 162 investments. Their latest investment was in Quantifeed as part of their Series C on May 5, 2022.

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Franklin Templeton Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

5/19/2022

Series C

Quantifeed

No

2

5/19/2022

Seed VC

Azra Games

$15M

Yes

6

5/18/2022

Series F

SpotOn

$300M

No

8

5/12/2022

Series D

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$99M

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10

5/10/2022

Series D - II

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$99M

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10

Date

5/19/2022

5/19/2022

5/18/2022

5/12/2022

5/10/2022

Round

Series C

Seed VC

Series F

Series D

Series D - II

Company

Quantifeed

Azra Games

SpotOn

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Amount

$15M

$300M

$99M

$99M

New?

No

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

2

6

8

10

10

Franklin Templeton Portfolio Exits

47 Portfolio Exits

Franklin Templeton has 47 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was HilleVax on April 29, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

4/29/2022

IPO

5

3/2/2022

Reverse Merger

$99M

4

12/21/2021

Acquired

$99M

10

12/15/2021

IPO

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$99M

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10

12/9/2021

IPO

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$99M

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10

Date

4/29/2022

3/2/2022

12/21/2021

12/15/2021

12/9/2021

Exit

IPO

Reverse Merger

Acquired

IPO

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

5

4

10

10

10

Franklin Templeton Acquisitions

9 Acquisitions

Franklin Templeton acquired 9 companies. Their latest acquisition was Alcentra on May 31, 2022.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

5/31/2022

$99M

Acquired - II

1

7/12/2021

Other

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$99M

$99M

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10

3/20/2018

Seed / Angel

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$99M

$99M

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10

2/7/2017

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$99M

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10

6/18/2013

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$99M

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10

Date

5/31/2022

7/12/2021

3/20/2018

2/7/2017

6/18/2013

Investment Stage

Other

Seed / Angel

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$99M

$99M

Note

Acquired - II

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Sources

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10

10

10

10

Franklin Templeton Fund History

14 Fund Histories

Franklin Templeton has 14 funds, including Franklin Templeton Blockchain Fund I.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

9/14/2021

Franklin Templeton Blockchain Fund I

$10M

4

10/18/2019

Franklin Talos

$75M

1

9/9/2019

Franklin Blackhorse

Early-Stage Venture Capital

Open

$84.75M

2

8/24/2018

Franklin Templeton Private Real Estate Fund III LP

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$99M

10

7/26/2016

Abraaj Turkey Fund

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$99M

10

Closing Date

9/14/2021

10/18/2019

9/9/2019

8/24/2018

7/26/2016

Fund

Franklin Templeton Blockchain Fund I

Franklin Talos

Franklin Blackhorse

Franklin Templeton Private Real Estate Fund III LP

Abraaj Turkey Fund

Fund Type

Early-Stage Venture Capital

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Status

Open

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Amount

$10M

$75M

$84.75M

$99M

$99M

Sources

4

1

2

10

10

Franklin Templeton Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Franklin Templeton has 10 strategic partners and customers. Franklin Templeton recently partnered with vWise on July 7, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

7/7/2021

Partner

United States

Franklin Templeton : Partners with vWise to Deliver Personalized Investment Solutions to Defined Contribution Participants

Franklin Templeton today announced a strategic investment and collaboration with California-based vWise , Inc. to integrate technology , predictive analytics , behavioral finance insights and a personalized investment solution designed to improve retirement outcomes in Defined Contribution Plans .

3

1/6/2021

Partner

United States

Franklin Templeton Partners with Vestwell to Deliver Advisor Managed Account Offering in a Modern Recordkeeping Construct

NEW YORK & SAN MATEO , Calif. -- -- Franklin Templeton has partnered with digital recordkeeping platform Vestwell to build an advisor managed account experience that will reset the bar on how advisors engage with clients .

3

10/26/2020

Partner

United States

The latest in financial #AdviserTech — October 2020

The company now counts 15 large asset management firms and retirement plan providers as clients , including Franklin Templeton , which is deploying its new Goals Optimization Engine in partnership with NextCapital as part of a discretionary managed advice solution for the defined-contribution industry .

1

10/22/2020

Vendor

United States

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10

9/14/2020

Partner

United States

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Date

7/7/2021

1/6/2021

10/26/2020

10/22/2020

9/14/2020

Type

Partner

Partner

Partner

Vendor

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

United States

United States

News Snippet

Franklin Templeton : Partners with vWise to Deliver Personalized Investment Solutions to Defined Contribution Participants

Franklin Templeton today announced a strategic investment and collaboration with California-based vWise , Inc. to integrate technology , predictive analytics , behavioral finance insights and a personalized investment solution designed to improve retirement outcomes in Defined Contribution Plans .

Franklin Templeton Partners with Vestwell to Deliver Advisor Managed Account Offering in a Modern Recordkeeping Construct

NEW YORK & SAN MATEO , Calif. -- -- Franklin Templeton has partnered with digital recordkeeping platform Vestwell to build an advisor managed account experience that will reset the bar on how advisors engage with clients .

The latest in financial #AdviserTech — October 2020

The company now counts 15 large asset management firms and retirement plan providers as clients , including Franklin Templeton , which is deploying its new Goals Optimization Engine in partnership with NextCapital as part of a discretionary managed advice solution for the defined-contribution industry .

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Franklin Templeton Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Franklin Templeton has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Counsel

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Counsel

Service Type

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Franklin Templeton Team

13 Team Members

Franklin Templeton has 13 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Greg Johnson.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Greg Johnson

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Gregory E. Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Kenneth A. Lewis

Chief Financial Officer

Current

Jennifer M. Johnson

Chief Operating Officer

Current

Coleen F. Barbeau

Senior Vice President

Current

Name

Greg Johnson

Gregory E. Johnson

Kenneth A. Lewis

Jennifer M. Johnson

Coleen F. Barbeau

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer, President

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Vice President

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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