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Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions Business and Quantitative Manager QS Investors Join Forces

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 23, 2020–

Franklin Templeton today announced its plans to combine the Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions (FTMAS) and QS Investors capabilities to form Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions (FTIS), a single best-in-class solutions business platform that will deliver an expanded range of investment capabilities to clients. Effective October 1, 2020, the combined team of more than 120 investment professionals will oversee more than $120 billion in multi-asset strategies, leveraging a broad spectrum of investment capabilities from fundamental to quantitative.

FTMAS is Franklin Templeton’s multi-asset “hub” that integrates the firm’s independently managed fundamental and quantitative research into customized solutions for clients around the globe. QS Investors is known for its innovative quantitative, factor-based equity and asset allocation strategies as well as customized portfolio construction capabilities. QS became one of Franklin Templeton’s specialist investment managers through its acquisition of Legg Mason on July 31, 2020.

“It became clear in ongoing

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Templeton World Charity Foundation Issues Request For Ideas for New Innovations for Human Flourishing

NASSAU, Bahamas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Templeton World Charity Foundation is seeking ideas from researchers around the world for new ways of understanding and promoting human flourishing. This request for ideas (RFI) will be used to invest at least $40M in interdisciplinary scientific research over the next five years.

“Now is a great time to put a stake in the ground to raise the aspirations of humanity,” said Andrew Serazin, the President of Templeton World Charity Foundation. “We are excited to bring scientific rigor to the conversation on how individuals and societies can flourish.”

Dawid Potgieter, the Director of Programs in Discovery Science at the Foundation, said, “We invite researchers to tell us what they think we should support, which makes this a rare opportunity for them to influence a relatively large amount of funding. It doesn’t matter how risky or unusual—as long as it fits within our strategy, we want their

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Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions Business and Quantitative Manager QS Investors Join Forces – Press Release

SAN MATEO, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Franklin Templeton today announced its plans to combine the Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions (FTMAS) and QS Investors capabilities to form Franklin Templeton Investment Solutions (FTIS), a single best-in-class solutions business platform that will deliver an expanded range of investment capabilities to clients. Effective October 1, 2020, the combined team of more than 120 investment professionals will oversee more than $120 billion in multi-asset strategies, leveraging a broad spectrum of investment capabilities from fundamental to quantitative.

FTMAS is Franklin Templeton’s multi-asset “hub” that integrates the firm’s independently managed fundamental and quantitative research into customized solutions for clients around the globe. QS Investors is known for its innovative quantitative, factor-based equity and asset allocation strategies as well as customized portfolio construction capabilities. QS became one of Franklin Templeton’s specialist investment managers through its acquisition of Legg Mason on July 31, 2020.

“It became clear in ongoing discussions between QS

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