FRANKLIN AUSTRALIAN ABSOLUTE RETURN BOND FUND

Designed to deliver defensive, stable returns with regular income

Franklin Australian Absolute Return Bond Fund

With an absolute return approach, the strategy is designed to deliver stable, income style returns regardless of traditional fixed income market performance.

DIVERSIFIED RETURN
DRIVERS

Aims to combine multiple lowly correlated alpha sources to deliver optimal risk-adjusted returns

DEFENSIVE

Seeks to protect against capital volatility through strong risk management and by maintaining a high-quality portfolio

LOCAL KNOWLEDGE,
GLOBAL INSIGHTS

An experienced local fixed income investment team, leveraging Franklin Templeton’s well-established global fixed income research platform

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Philosophy & Process

The strategy seeks to deliver the traditional characteristics of fixed income: defensive real returns with low correlation to growth assets.

ABSOLUTE RETURN
APPROACH

Actively managed fixed income portfolio designed to deliver defensive, stable returns through the interest rate and credit cycles

INTENTIONAL INVESTING

Intentionally targets the best investment opportunities from both local and global fixed income markets regardless of benchmark representation

RISK MANAGEMENT

Manages aggregate credit risk within a risk-controlled framework

Meet the Team

The co-lead portfolio managers have worked together the past 20 years and have been managing fixed income portfolios using their absolute return style and approach for over 10 years.

Chris Siniakov

Chris Siniakov

Managing Director, Australia Fixed Income

  • 27 Years Industry Experience
Andrew Canobi

Andrew Canobi, CFA

Director, Australia Fixed Income

  • 27 Years Industry Experience

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