Praemium adds Franklin Templeton portfolio to SMA

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Mat Walker

The Praemium SMA has expanded its list of available international models with the addition of the Franklin Concentrated Global Equity ex Australia Portfolio.

The model invests in a concentrated yet diversified portfolio of approximately 20 global stocks, comprising quality growth companies with sustainable business models and proven management teams.  The portfolio aims to outperform the MSCI World ex Australia Index over the medium to longer term.

Matthew Harrison, Managing Director, Franklin Templeton Investments Australia said, “Investor demand for high performing, global and mid-cap equity funds continues to grow.  We’re excited to have the Franklin Global Equity portfolio, a high-conviction strategy added to the Praemium platform, offering investors the opportunity to tap into some of the world’s most progressive companies.”

Praemium Head of Product and Marketing Mat Walker commented, “We are delighted to be partnering with a leading global manager such as Franklin Templeton to offer our clients access to expert portfolio management in global investments. The Praemium SMA helps to meet the growing demand for a globally diversified portfolio with the benefits of direct international share ownership, tax efficiencies and transparency, all at an affordable cost. Praemium offers the broadest SMA model portfolio range in Australia, and we remain focused on providing advisers and their clients with the greatest choice of quality portfolios from high-calibre managers.”

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