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Franklin's Acquisitions Have Helped the Firm Offset Some of the Equity and Credit Market Volatility

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While the combination of rising interest rates and an equity market selloff has negatively affected Franklin Resources' assets under management, we remain cautiously optimistic about the firm over the near to medium term. Franklin came into fiscal 2022 (ending September) with $1.530 trillion in AUM, which rose to a record $1.578 trillion at the end of December 2021, but market losses of more than $150 billion and outflows of more than $35 billion since the start of calendar 2022 left the company with $1.388 trillion in managed assets at the end of August.

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Franklin Resources provides investment services for individual and institutional investors. At the end of August 2022, Franklin had $1.388 trillion in managed assets, composed primarily of equity (32%), fixed-income (38%), multi-asset/balanced (10%) funds, alternatives (16%) and money market funds (4%). Distribution tends to be weighted more toward retail investors (49% of AUM) investors, as opposed to institutional (49%) and high-net-worth (2%) clients. Franklin is also one of the more global firms of the U.S.-based asset managers we cover, with more than 35% of its AUM invested in global/international strategies and 25% of managed assets sourced from clients domiciled outside the United States.

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One Franklin Parkway
San Mateo, CA, 94403
T +1 650 312-2000
Industry Asset Management
Most Recent Earnings Jun 30, 2022
Fiscal Year End Sep 30, 2022
Employees 9,800

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