Franklin UK Smaller Companies W Acc (FUND:B7FFF70) - Fund price

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Franklin UK Smaller Companies Fund W(acc)

Name of CompanyFranklin Templeton Investments (UK)
Fund CompanyFranklin Templeton
Phone+44 20 70738690
AddressThe Adelphi Building
1-11 John Adam Street
London WC2N 6HT
United Kingdom
DomicileUnited Kingdom
Legal StructureOpen Ended Investment Company
Inception Date31/05/2012

Fund Advisor(s)

Franklin Templeton Fund Management Ltd
Fund ManagerRichard Bullas
Manager Start Date22/06/2012
Fund ManagerMark Hall
Manager Start Date02/09/2013
BiographyMark Hall is a member of the highly-regarded Franklin UK Equity Team. He specialises in multi-cap UK equity analysis and investment and has been lead manager of the Franklin UK Select Growth Fund since 2001 and joint manager of the Franklin UK Managers' Focus Fund since its launch in 2006. Mark joined Franklin Templeton Investments when it acquired Rensburg Fund Management in January 2011. After training as an accountant, Mr. Hall joined BWD Rensburg in 1988 as a Smaller Companies investment analyst, subsequently managing private client discretionary portfolios. Mark became fund manager of the BWD Equity Growth Trust in 1997, investing in the UK All Companies Sector. In 2001 he became the lead manager of BWD Aggressive Growth Trust, (which was subsequently renamed Rensburg UK Select Growth Trust). In October 2011, the Rensburg unit trust range was merged into subfunds of the Franklin Templeton Funds OEIC and renamed to reflect the Franklin Templeton brand, they kept the same objective, managers and investment process. Under Mr. Halls tenure as manager, Franklin UK Select Growth Fund has held an OBSR Fund Rating for five consecutive years (as at 30 June 2011). Mr. Hall holds a B.A. (Hons) geography with additional economics from Exeter University. He also holds an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a Fellow of the Securities Institute (FSI (Dip)).
Fund ManagerDaniel Green
Manager Start Date01/12/2017
EducationUniversity of Sheffield, B.A.
BiographyDan Green is an Equity Research Analyst for the Franklin UK Equity Team, focussing on UK Small- and Mid-cap equities. Dan joined Franklin Templeton Investments in September 2015. Dan began his career with PwC working predominately with Financial Services clients before joining JP Morgan to work as Equity Derivatives Analyst. His role prior to Franklin Templeton Investments was at Deutsche Bank where he was Assistant Vice President in the Valuations team. Dan holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Sheffield. He also holds an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
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