Franklin Templeton Investments

Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust Announces Sources of Monthly Dividend Distribution

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 8:37pm

b"The Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust [NYSE:FTF] (CUSIP 35472T101) has declared a dividend of $0.0790 per common share payable April 15, 2021, to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2021.

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  • b"The Franklin Limited Duration Income Trust [NYSE:FTF] (CUSIP 35472T101) has declared a dividend of $0.0790 per common share payable April 15, 2021, to shareholders of record as of March 31, 2021.
  • The distribution will be calculated as 10 percent of the previous month\xe2\x80\x99s average NAV, divided by 12.
  • Please note: Determination of the actual source of the Fund\xe2\x80\x99s dividend can only be made at year-end.
  • Franklin Templeton\xe2\x80\x99s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions.

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Month-End Assets Under Management

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 9:30pm

Franklin Templeton\xe2\x80\x99s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions.

Key Points: 
  • Franklin Templeton\xe2\x80\x99s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions.
  • Through its specialist investment managers, the company brings extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives.
  • With offices in more than 30 countries and approximately 1,300 investment professionals, the California-based company has over 70 years of investment experience.
  • Forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and assumptions regarding our business, the economy and other possible future conditions.

Franklin Templeton Launches Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 4:40pm

b'Franklin Templeton has launched its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report in recognition of the firm\xe2\x80\x99s long-standing belief that being a responsible corporate citizen is vital to the long-term sustainability of its business, in addition to the well-being of the communities in which its employees live and work.

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  • b'Franklin Templeton has launched its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report in recognition of the firm\xe2\x80\x99s long-standing belief that being a responsible corporate citizen is vital to the long-term sustainability of its business, in addition to the well-being of the communities in which its employees live and work.
  • "At Franklin Templeton, we have embedded principles of corporate citizenship into our company culture and our investment strategy.
  • Franklin Templeton is providing information in accordance with certain standards SASB has identified for the Asset Management and Custody Activities segment of the Financials sector.\nFranklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN], is a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 165 countries.
  • Franklin Templeton\xe2\x80\x99s mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions.

ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. Announces Unaudited Balance Sheet Information as of March 31, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (ClearBridge).

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  • ClearBridge Energy Midstream Opportunity Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (ClearBridge).
  • LMPFA and ClearBridge are wholly owned subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc.
  • To obtain information on Form N-PORT or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.
  • For more information about the Fund, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Funds website at www.lmcef.com .

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. Announces Unaudited Balance Sheet Information as of March 31, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (ClearBridge).

Key Points: 
  • ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (ClearBridge).
  • LMPFA and ClearBridge are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc.
  • To obtain information on Form N-PORT or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.
  • For more information about the Fund, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Funds website at www.lmcef.com .

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. Announces Unaudited Balance Sheet Information as of March 31, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (ClearBridge).

Key Points: 
  • ClearBridge MLP and Midstream Total Return Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company, which is advised by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC (LMPFA) and subadvised by ClearBridge Investments, LLC (ClearBridge).
  • LMPFA and ClearBridge are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc.
  • To obtain information on Form N-PORT or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.
  • For more information about the Fund, please call 1-888-777-0102 or consult the Funds website at www.lmcef.com .

OneTrust Extends Series C Funding Round Led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Franklin Templeton

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

ATLANTA, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OneTrust , the #1 fastest-growing company on the Inc. 500 and category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, today announced a $210 million Series C extension led by new investor SoftBank Vision Fund 2* with additional investment from Franklin Templeton.

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  • ATLANTA, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OneTrust , the #1 fastest-growing company on the Inc. 500 and category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, today announced a $210 million Series C extension led by new investor SoftBank Vision Fund 2* with additional investment from Franklin Templeton.
  • The extension brings the Series C round to $510 million and total funds raised to $920 million.
  • SoftBank Vision Fund 2's investment adds a strategic geographical position in Japan as market demands accelerate in Asia Pacific and across the globe.
  • "The expansion of our Series C is a testament to the enterprise software market of trust we are building at OneTrust," said Kabir Barday, CEO, OneTrust.

Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. Announces Final Results of Tender Offer

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 1:00pm

Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. (XWMFX) announced today the final results of its issuer tender offer for up to 2.5% of the outstanding common stock (Shares) or 4,577 Shares of the Fund at a price equal to the Funds net asset value per Share on the day on which the tender offer expired.

Key Points: 
  • Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. (XWMFX) announced today the final results of its issuer tender offer for up to 2.5% of the outstanding common stock (Shares) or 4,577 Shares of the Fund at a price equal to the Funds net asset value per Share on the day on which the tender offer expired.
  • Any questions about the tender offer can be directed to Georgeson LLC, the information agent for the tender offer, at (866) 431-2110.
  • Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company.
  • Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, the Funds manager, is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources Inc. (Franklin Resources) and the Funds subadvisers, Western Asset Management Company, LLC, Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Ltd. and Western Asset Management Company Pte.

Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund (“TEI”) Announces Distribution and Additional Investment Strategies

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 5:09pm

Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund [NYSE: TEI] today announced a monthly distribution from net investment income of $0.0747 per share, payable on April 30, 2021, to shareholders of record on April 15, 2021 (Ex-Dividend Date: April 14, 2021).

Key Points: 
  • Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund [NYSE: TEI] today announced a monthly distribution from net investment income of $0.0747 per share, payable on April 30, 2021, to shareholders of record on April 15, 2021 (Ex-Dividend Date: April 14, 2021).
  • Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization with subsidiaries operating as Franklin Templeton and serving clients in over 165 countries.
  • Franklin Templetons mission is to help clients achieve better outcomes through investment management expertise, wealth management and technology solutions.
  • Through its specialist investment managers, the company brings extensive capabilities in equity, fixed income, multi-asset solutions and alternatives.

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. Announces Financial Position as of January 31, 2021

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 12:10pm

To obtain information on Forms N-PORT or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.

Key Points: 
  • To obtain information on Forms N-PORT or a semi-annual or annual report from the Fund, shareholders can call 1-888-777-0102.
  • On July 31, 2020, Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Resources) acquired Legg Mason, Inc. (Legg Mason) in an all-cash transaction.
  • As a result of the transaction, Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, previously a wholly owned-subsidiary of Legg Mason, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources.
  • Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc., a diversified, closed-end management investment company, is managed by Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, and is sub-advised by Western Asset Management Company, an affiliate of the investment manager.