Franklin Global Convertible Securities Fund

Franklin Templeton Investment Funds

Summary of Fund Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return, consistent with prudent investment management, by seeking to optimize capital appreciation and current income under varying market conditions. The Fund invests primarily in convertible securities (including low-rated, non- investment grade securities and/or securities in default) of corporate issuers globally. The Fund may also invest in other securities, such as common or preferred stocks and non-convertible debt securities (including low-rated, non- investment grade securities and/or securities in default)

Investor Profile

  • Seeking capital appreciation and current income by investing in convertible securities of corporate issuers around the world.
  • Planning to hold their investment for the medium to long term.



MANAGEMENT

Alan Muschott

  • California, United States
  • Years With Firm: 20
  • Years Of Experience: 20

Matt Quinlan

  • California, United States
  • Years With Firm: 13
  • Years Of Experience: 24

Eric Webster

  • California, United States
  • Years With Firm: 6
  • Years Of Experience: 6

What are the Key Risks?

The value of shares in the Fund and income received from it can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the full amount invested. Performance may also be affected by currency fluctuations. Currency fluctuations may affect the value of overseas investments.

  • The Fund invests mainly in convertible securities (including low-rated, non-investment grade securities, and possibly securities in default) of corporate issuers worldwide. Such securities have historically been subject to price movements, due to movement in the prices of underlying equities or movements in interest rates and the bond market generally. As a result, the performance of the Fund can fluctuate over time.
  • Other significant risks include: credit risk, currency risk, derivatives risk, liquidity risk.
For full details of all of the risks applicable to this Fund, please refer to the “Risk Considerations” section of the Fund in the current prospectus of Franklin Templeton Investment Funds.