Franklin Templeton Investments Receives Recognition from Internet Consultant Kasina.
SAN MATEO, Calif. -- Franklin Templeton Investments' Web site, franklintempleton.com, has been recognized as one of kasina's "Top 10 Web Sites for Financial Intermediaries Financial intermediaries
institution that provide the market function of matching borrowers and lenders or traders. " in a report to be released today. The study is widely known as the industry's most comprehensive and authoritative primary research of asset management companies' retail e-business initiatives.
kasina (www.kasina.com) is a management consulting firm providing strategic solutions to financial services companies. In the 2005 version of its annual study entitled "Top 10 Intermediary Web Sites: Supporting the Advisor Sales Cycle," kasina evaluated the Web sites of asset management firms This is a list of corporations that provide financial asset management.
"We are delighted to receive this recognition as one of the top financial intermediary Financial Intermediary
An institution that acts as the middleman between investors and firms raising funds. Often referred to as financial institutions.
This can include chartered banks, insurance companies, investment dealers, mutual funds, and pension funds. Web sites from kasina," said Francie Kuehner, senior vice president of Franklin Templeton's Global eBusiness department. "During the last year, we focused on improving the ways in which advisors access and use client account information on our Web site. This recognition from kasina confirms that these efforts moved our site in the right direction."
Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :BEN), is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments Franklin Resources Inc. NYSE: BEN is an investment firm originally founded in New York in 1947 as Franklin Distributors, Inc. It is listed on the NYSE under the ticker BEN as in Benjamin Franklin, whom founder Charlie Johnson admired. . Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series and Fiduciary Trust investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 50 years of investment experience and over $464 billion in assets under management Assets Under Management (AUM) is a term used by financial services companies in the mutual fund and money management or investment management business to gauge how much money they are managing. as of December 31, 2005. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN(R) or visit franklintempleton.com.