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Franklin European Total Return A (Mdis) USD

Ranked 2 out of 2 in - Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

John Beck

John Beck joined Franklin Templeton in 1990 and he is currently senior vice president and co-director of international bonds. Over the funds that he manages, John adopts a value-based investment strategy. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton he worked for three years at Saudi International Bank following graduation from Exeter College, Oxford University, where he earned an MA.

David Zahn

David Zahn is head of European fixed income and senior vice president within Franklin Templeton's Fixed Income Group. Mr. Zahn leads the management of European fixed income strategies and is a member of the Fixed Income Policy Committee. He is also a portfolio manager for a number of Global Aggregate and Global Government fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2006, Mr. Zahn was a senior portfolio manager at Citigroup Asset Management. He holds a BS in business administration from the University of Maine and an MBA in finance from the University of Connecticut. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and is a qualified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).


The Fund's investment objective is to maximise, consistent with prudent investment management, total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation, and currency gains by investing in a portfolio of fixed and floating rate debt securities and debt obligations of governments, government-related or corporate issuers with registered office in Europe. The base currency of the Fund is Euro.

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Europe over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
  • Rank 2/2 Total Return
  • Rank 2/2 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 2/2 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 AB FCP I-European Income Portfolio AT USD H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



2 Franklin European Total Return A (Mdis) USD USD


Fund Name Currency Risk
1 AB FCP I-European Income Portfolio AT USD H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



2 Franklin European Total Return A (Mdis) USD USD


Fund Name Currency Loss
1 AB FCP I-European Income Portfolio AT USD H

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



2 Franklin European Total Return A (Mdis) USD USD


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 2.3%
2017 14.1% 1.5% 7.4% 3.7% 1.0%
2016 0.5% 6.0% -1.0% 3.3% -7.3%
2015 -9.0% -6.4% -2.0% 0.8% -1.7%
2014 -2.6% 3.3% 2.3% -5.7% -2.2%
2013 7.3% -3.1% 1.3% 5.1% 4.0%
2012 17.6% 10.0% -5.8% 6.4% 6.7%
2011 -4.1% 5.4% 3.6% -10.1% -2.4%
2010 -2.6% -1.6% -11.2% 16.5% -4.4%
2009 19.1% -8.2% 17.5% 11.6% -1.1%
2008 -23.1% 4.1% -0.7% -18.8% -8.5%
2007 10.8% 2.4% 1.1% 5.4% 1.6%
2006 11.9% 0.7% 3.8% 1.7% 5.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Cyprus
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Estonia
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Georgia
  11. Germany
  12. Greece
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Latvia
  18. Liechtenstein
  19. Lithuania
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Mexico
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Singapore
  27. Slovakia
  28. Spain
  29. Sweden
  30. Switzerland
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/10/2005
  • Share Class size68Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0231792887

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment0.4

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).