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The combined organization had close to US$250 million in assets under management and approximately 60 employees. In 1979, Franklin Money Fund began a growth surge that made it Franklin's first billion-dollar fund and launched the company's significant asset growth in the 1980s.When did Franklin Templeton merge with Heine Securities?
In November 1996, Heine Securities Corporation, known for the Mutual Series of funds, merged into the Franklin Templeton complex. In October 2000, Franklin acquired Bissett Funds to increase its Canadian presence, and Bissett remains a key brand from Franklin in the Canadian market.When does Legg Mason merge with Franklin Templeton?
BALTIMORE, May 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) announced that its shareholders have voted to approve its proposal to merge with Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton.When did Franklin Templeton buy Galbraith and Hansberger?
Assets under management for Franklin grew from just over US$2 billion in 1982 to more than US$40 billion in 1989 (the crash of 1987 had little impact on Franklin's income and bond funds). In October 1992, Franklin acquired Templeton, Galbraith & Hansberger Ltd. for a reported cost of $913 million, leading to the common name Franklin Templeton.