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Phone: (650) 312-2000Fax: (650) 574-50121 Franklin Pkwy Fl 1, San Mateo, CA 94403-1906
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This company offers financial services.
A BBB Accredited Business since 10/01/1979
BBB has determined that Franklin Templeton Investments meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.
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Factors that raised Franklin Templeton Investments' rating include:
- Length of time business has been operating.
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
- Response to 3 complaint(s) filed against business.
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
- BBB has sufficient background information on this business.
Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE/BEN) is a diversified financial services organization whose predecessors were established in 1947. Through its operating subsidiaries, the company provides
a variety of investment products and services. Franklin's primary business is the underwriting and management of the more than 400 billion dollars in assets.
In 1992 Franklin acquired the Templeton Family of Funds. Founded by Sir John Templeton in the 1950's, the Templeton Funds focus on international equity investing. On November
1, 1996, Franklin Resources acquired Heine Securities Corporation, the investment advisor for Mutual Series Fund, Inc. Mutual Series focuses on domestic equity investing. Further information on any of the Franklin Templeton Funds, ncluding a prospectus, may be obtained by writing to the company at the above address or by calling 1 (800) DIAL BEN.
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Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This company is in an industry that may require licensing, bonding or registration in order to lawfully do business. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
These agencies may include:Investment Adviser
44 Montgomery St Ste 1100
San Francisco, CA94104-4613
BBB records show a license number of 111372 for this company, issued by Investment Adviser. Their web address is http://www.adviserinfo.sec.gov/IAPD/Content/Search/iapd Search.aspx.
Type of Entity
Incorporated: February 1973, DE
Contact InformationPrincipal: Ms. Holly Gibson (Corporate Communications)Customer Contact: Mr. Leon Mulgrew (Director)
Number of Employees
Alternate Business NamesFranklin Resources, Inc.
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