Franklin UK Mid Cap Fund W(inc)
|Entertainment One Ltd||4.76 %|
|Paragon Banking Group PLC||4.05 %|
|Bellway PLC||4.01 %|
|Spirent Communications PLC||4.00 %|
|Intermediate Capital Group PLC||3.75 %|
|GVC Holdings PLC||3.64 %|
|Derwent London PLC||3.44 %|
|TI Fluid Systems PLC||3.40 %|
|Lancashire Holdings Ltd||3.40 %|
|Howden Joinery Group PLC||3.39 %|
|United Kingdom||94.98 %|
|United States||5.02 %|
|Consumer Cyclical||27.34 %|
|Financial Services||23.58 %|
|Real Estate||9.78 %|
|Basic materials||7.84 %|
Mark Hall is a member of the highly-regarded Franklin UK Equity Team. He specialises in multi-cap UK equity analysis and investment and has been lead manager of the Franklin UK Select Growth Fund since 2001 and joint manager of the Franklin UK Managers' Focus Fund since its launch in 2006. Mark joined Franklin Templeton Investments when it acquired Rensburg Fund Management in January 2011. After training as an accountant, Mr. Hall joined BWD Rensburg in 1988 as a Smaller Companies investment analyst, subsequently managing private client discretionary portfolios. Mark became fund manager of the BWD Equity Growth Trust in 1997, investing in the UK All Companies Sector. In 2001 he became the lead manager of BWD Aggressive Growth Trust, (which was subsequently renamed Rensburg UK Select Growth Trust). In October 2011, the Rensburg unit trust range was merged into subfunds of the Franklin Templeton Funds OEIC and renamed to reflect the Franklin Templeton brand, they kept the same objective, managers and investment process. Under Mr. Halls tenure as manager, Franklin UK Select Growth Fund has held an OBSR Fund Rating for five consecutive years (as at 30 June 2011). Mr. Hall holds a B.A. (Hons) geography with additional economics from Exeter University. He also holds an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a Fellow of the Securities Institute (FSI (Dip)).
Paul joined the team in March 2006 from TD Waterhouse where he was Head of Research, specialising in small and mid cap investment analysis.From 1987 to 1991 he was an investment analyst and Head of Research for BWD Rensburg Limited and from July 1991 to October 1995. Paul joined TD Waterhouse in March 1999 from Granville Davies Limited where he was a Director and Small and Mid Cap analyst. Paul also provides support to Mark Hall and Stuart Sharp.
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