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Franklin Templeton Investments
A Global Investment Firm with Shariah Expertise
Franklin Templeton Investments (“FTI”) is a global investment management organisation headquartered in San Mateo, California. The company provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 180 countries. Through specialised teams, the company offers Shariah investment expertise across various styles and asset classes, such as Sukuk, public and private equities, and multi-assets.
 
The company’s more than 650 investment professionals are located across the globe including asset managers with expertise in Shariah-compliant strategies in Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Hong Kong. FTI is one of the Sukuk asset managers in the world with Shariah investment specialists located in both Sukuk issuance hubs of the world: Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates.
 
Malaysia, Franklin Templeton Investments Global Strategic Shariah Hub
FTI’s presence in Malaysia started in 1987 where the Templeton Emerging Markets group has been investing in the country since.Our Shariah footprint began with the establishment of the company’s global strategic Shariah hub in Malaysia in January 2010. FTI’s hub in Kuala Lumpur takes the lead in global initiatives to grow and develop the firm’s Shariah business around the world. The office has grown over the years and it currently has Shariah equity and Sukuk investment professionals based in Kuala Lumpur.
 
key specialisations
• Global, Asian and Malaysia Shariah equities
• Global, Asian and Malaysia Sukuk
• Multi-assets portfolio
achievements
1.     Best Overall Islamic Asset Management Company – IFN Islamic Investor Awards 2015
2.     Best Overall Islamic Asset Management Company – IFN Islamic Investor Awards 2014
3.     Best Islamic Asset Management Company in Asia – IFN Islamic Investor Awards 2014
4.     Best Islamic Asset Management House (Institutional) in Malaysia – The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2016
5.     Best Islamic Asset Management House (Institutional) in Malaysia – The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2015
6.     Best Islamic Asset Management House (Institutional) in Malaysia – The Asset Triple A Islamic Finance Awards 2014
7.     Fund House of the Year in Malaysia – Asian Investor 2014
8.     Most Outstanding Islamic Asset Management Company – Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF) 2014
9.     Most Outstanding Islamic Asset Management Company – Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF) 2012
10.  The Best Sukuk Fund (1-Year) – Failaka Islamic Fund Award 2010
contact details
Franklin Templeton GSC Asset Management Sdn. Bhd.
Suite 31-02, 31st Floor, Menara Keck Seng,
203, Jalan Bukit Bintang,
55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Tel: +603 2264 6699
Fax:+603 2145 9071

Website:www.franklintempleton.com.my
 


Sandeep Singh
Head of Islamic Business, Country Head-Malaysia & Chief Executive Officer
Email: sandeep.singh@franklintempleton.com
 
Hanifah Hashim
Executive Director/Head of Malaysia Fixed Income & Sukuk
Email:hanifah.hashim@franklintempleton.com