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Franklin Templeton – Franklin Strategic Income Fund

Franklin Templeton

Franklin Strategic Income Fund

Type: Sicav

Aim: Income and growth by investing globally in fixed income securities, floating rate income securities and derivatives

Minimum investment: Lump sum $5,000

Investment split: 100% in fixed income securities, floating rate income
securities and derivatives

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Initial 3%, annual 1.25%

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 0800 305 306


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