MONEY MASTERS

Franklin Templeton: Global Aggregate Bond Fund

John Beck. senior vice president & director, fixed income Franklin Templeton

The Franklin Templeton Global Aggregate Bond Fund aims to provide investors with access to global fixed income markets by utilising an actively managed investment strategy. In this Money Masters course, John Beck discusses how global bond exposure can provide portfolio diversification, Franklin Templeton’s disciplined approach to risk and opportunity, and the types of investors best suited to the fund.

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What you'll learn /

The Franklin Templeton Global Aggregate Bond Fund masterclass with John Beck will give you insights into:

 

How global bond exposure can provide portfolio diversification for investors
Franklin Templeton’s disciplined approach to risk and opportunity
The type of investor best suited to Franklin Templeton’s Global Aggregate Bond Fund
The rules of investment and performance behind the Global Aggregate Bond Fund

About the expert /

John Beck /

senior vice president & director, fixed income Franklin Templeton


John W. Beck is senior vice president and director of London Fixed Income for Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. In this role, he coordinates the London-based fixed income teams that manage the group’s European Fixed Income and Emerging Markets Debt opportunities strategies. Mr. Beck is the lead portfolio manager responsible for Global Aggregate Strategies and manages portfolios for major institutions, including multinational pension funds and supranational organisations. He is a member of the Fixed Income Policy Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 1990, Mr. Beck was with Saudi International Bank. He holds an M.A. from Exeter College, Oxford University.

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Outline of the course /

Snapshot

John Beck is senior vice president and director of fixed income, London for Franklin Templeton’s Fixed Income Group. In this role, he coordinates the London-based fixed income teams that manage the group’s European fixed income and emerging markets debt opportunities strategies. John is the lead portfolio manager responsible for global aggregate strategies and manages portfolios for major institutions, including multinational pension funds and supranational organisations. He is a member of the Global Fixed Income Policy Committee.

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OVERVIEW

Fund philosophy

The Global Aggregate Bond Fund by Franklin Templeton is an actively managed global fixed income fund which aims to assist investors in diversifying their portfolios internationally.

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Understanding global bonds

Franklin Templeton’s Global Aggregate Bond Fund is actively managed yet uses traditional measures to vary how much relative risk it takes versus the benchmark.

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Competitive advantage

The Global Aggregate Bond Fund draws on Franklin Templeton’s worldwide network of asset management teams to find value in local markets.

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The team

Deep experience across numerous markets worldwide provides a strong foundation for the team behind Franklin Templeton’s Global Aggregate Bond Fund.

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STRUCTURE AND OBJECTIVES

Unique aspects of the fund

A flexible approach to duration and currencies, backed by a global network of investment professionals in local markets provides a point of difference for the Franklin Templeton Global Aggregate Bond Fund.

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Rules and returns

The Franklin Templeton Global Aggregate Bond Fund employs a disciplined approach to investment risks whilst still embracing market opportunities.

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BEST SUITED FOR

The ideal investor

The Franklin Templeton Global Aggregate Bond Fund is suited to investors who seek to achieve returns over a 12 – 18 month period.

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Risk and performance

The Franklin Templeton Global Aggregate Bond Fund is a lower-risk investment strategy which seeks to outperform an aggregate global bond benchmark.

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Key considerations for investors

Franklin Templeton’s Global Aggregate Bond Fund employs a medium-term perspective to investment whilst avoiding short-term market noise.

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