Franklin K2 Alternatives Sicav opens to international investors

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Franklin Templeton Investments announced that international investors can now access access its first multi-manager, multi-strategy Luxembourg-registered Sicav fund focused on alternative investment strategies.

The fund, called Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Fund was soft-launched a month ago and follows a similar strategy to the US-registered Franklin K2 Alternative Strategies Funds.

Based in Stamford, Connecticut, the investment team consists of the fund’s co-lead portfolio managers David Saunders, co-founding managing director of K2 Advisors, Brooks Ritchey and Rob Christian, both senior managing directors, K2 Advisors.

The fund aims to combine Franklin Templeton’s top-down market views with low volatility and capital appreciation whilst providing a low correlation to traditional asset classes.

David Saunders commented:  “In today’s volatile, low interest rate environment, many investors are looking for actively-managed investment solutions from established managers employing strategies that can help reduce volatility in unpredictable markets while providing attractive risk adjusted returns.”

Mona Dohle
Mona Dohle speaks German and Dutch and is DACH & Benelux Correspondent for InvestmentEurope.

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