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Franklin U.S. Low Duration Fund A(acc)USD

Management
DomicileLuxembourg
Legal StructureSICAV
UCITSYes
Inception Date08/12/2010
Fund Advisor(s)
Franklin Advisers, Inc.
Fund ManagerSonal Desai
Manager Start Date31/12/2018
Career Start Year1993
Education
Northwestern University (Kellogg), Ph.D.
Northwestern University (Kellogg), Ph.D.
Delhi University, New Delhi, B.A.
 
Biography
Sonal Desai, PhD, EVP, is Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group’s Chief Investment Officer, a portfolio manager for several fixed income funds and a member of the firm's executive committee. Dr. Desai started her career in 1994 as a university academic, followed by six years at the International Monetary Fund after which she joined the private sector. She started working at Franklin Templeton in 2009. She holds a PhD(Econ) from Northwestern Univ. and a BA(Econ) from Delhi Univ.
Fund ManagerTina Chou
Manager Start Date15/10/2019
Fund ManagerDavid Yuen
Manager Start Date16/09/2011
Career Start Year1986
Education
1981, California Institute of Technology, B.S.
University of California, Los Angeles, M.B.A.
 
Biography
David Yuen joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2000.He was appointed Chief Investment Officer of Global Long/Short Absolute Return Strategy in 2010. Previously, he was co-CIO of US Large Cap Value Equities and CIO of the Advanced Value Fund (since 2009), as well as director of research for US Large Cap Value (since early 2008). Yuen had been the director of research for Emerging Markets Value since August 2002. He joined Bernstein in 1998 as a research analyst, covering the global retailing industry, and became a senior research analyst in 1999, covering retail, textile & apparel, gaming & lodging, and consumer appliances. Prior to joining Bernstein, Yuen worked as a senior vice president of The Coleman Company from 1994 to 1998. From 1988 to 1994, he was a consultant, then partner, at WKI, a management-consulting firm specializing in emerging-market strategies. Prior to that, Yuen was a consultant with Bain & Company. He received a BS in operations research from Columbia University’s School of Engineering in 1986. Location: New York
Fund ManagerKent Burns
Manager Start Date16/09/2011
Career Start Year1994
Education
University of California–Santa Barbara, M.S.
University of California–San Diego, B.A.
 
Biography
Kent Burns, CFA, is a senior vice president and portfolio manager for the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. He specializes in U.S. multi-sector fixed income strategies and government-related bonds. Mr. Burns joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1994. He holds a B.A. in quantitative economics and decision science from University of California at San Diego, and a master's degree in economic theory from University of California at Santa Barbara. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and teaches review programs for CFA candidates. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of San Francisco.
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