Franklin India A Ydis GBP


Buy/Sell Price  (as of 20/09/2017) £52.86   Day Change :  -0.06%     Fund Code:  FOINA 

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Biography

Stephen H. Dover, CFA is the managing director, international chief investment officer for Franklin Templeton's Local Asset Management group. He is responsible for overseeing the investment functions of the locally managed and distributed products in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, India, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Vietnam and the United Kingdom. He also oversees and manages the Franklin World Perspectives strategy. Local asset management refers to the strategic investments that Franklin Templeton Investments has made in local asset management companies around the world in order to leverage the expertise of well-qualified investment and financial services professionals who have first-hand knowledge of their domestic markets. Prior to serving in his current role, Mr. Dover was a founder and chief investment officer of Bradesco Templeton Asset Management (BTAM), a joint venture between Franklin Templeton Investments and Banco Bradesco. Under Mr. Dover's direction, BTAM became the largest joint-venture asset management company in Brazil. Mr. Dover also served on the Board of Directors of several publicly traded Brazilian companies. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 1997, Mr. Dover was a portfolio manager and principal at Newell Associates in Palo Alto, CA where he co-managed retail and institutional equity assets including the Vanguard Equity Income Fund. Previously, Mr. Dover worked for Towers Perrin Consulting in New York, London and San Francisco. Mr. Dover is a member of the Board of Directors of the Bootstrap Fund, a nonprofit development bank focusing on microcredit. Mr. Dover is also on the Board of Trustees of Lewis and Clark College and Law School. Mr. Dover earned a B.A., with honors, in communications and business administration from Lewis and Clark College and an M.B.A. in finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder. Mr. Dover has lived in China, Costa Rica, England, Brazil and the United States.

Biography

Sukumar Rajah is director and chief investment officer-equities for Franklin Templeton India AMC Ltd. The Franklin Templeton AMC is the largest local equity manager in India. Mr. Rajah is responsible for overseeing the equity investments of the India locally managed and distributed equity products. Mr. Rajah was part of the original equity team at Pioneer ITI of India in 1994, which was acquired by Franklin Templeton in 2002. Prior to that, Mr. Rajah was assistant vice president of Indbank Merchant Banking Services, Ltd. responsible for advising the Indian Opportunities Fund, which was jointly managed by Martin Currie and Indbank. Before this, he worked for Tata Steel in the Decisions Support Systems Group from 1986 to 1988. Mr. Rajah earned his postgraduate degree in management (Indian M.B.A), specializing in finance and marketing, from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore. He earned his bachelor of engineering degree, specializing in industrial engineering, from the University of Roorkee.
Investment HouseFranklin Templeton
Fund ProviderFranklin Templeton Investment Funds
ManagerStephen H. Dover   Biography
ManagerSukumar Rajah   Biography

Fund Objective Franklin India Fund aims to increase the value of its investments over the medium to long term.

Key Statistics

Fund Status
Fund TypeOFFSHORE
ISINLU0231206078
12-Month NAV High £54.74
12-Month NAV Low £43.07
Fund Comparative Index -
Morningstar CategoryTMIndia Equity
Dividend FrequencyYearly
Historic Yield0.96%

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Morningstar ratings

 as of  30/06/2017
OverallN/A
3 YearsN/A
5 YearsN/A
10 YearsN/A

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