Introducing the Investment Manager
Colin Morton joined Franklin Templeton Investments when it acquired Rensburg Fund Management in January 2011. He joined Rensburg in 1988 as a private client executive, before becoming an investment manager in 1991. He began his career in 1983 as a trainee stockbroker with Wise Speke & Co. Colin is lead manager for the Franklin UK Equity Income Fund and Franklin UK Rising Dividends Fund and is co-manager of the Franklin UK Managers’ Focus Fund.Franklin Templeton Investments
The Fund intends to invest at least 80% in the equity securities of UK companies, defined as those which are domiciled, incorporated or have a significant exposure to the UK. The Fund may also invest in other transferable securities (for example international equities), units in collective investment schemes (including schemes managed and operated by the ACD or its associates), money market instruments, warrants, cash and near cash deposits as detailed in the Prospectus.
It is envisaged that the investment portfolio of the Fund will be concentrated, typically comprising between 35 and 60 stocks.
Derivatives may be used for the purposes of hedging and for efficient portfolio management.