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Templeton Africa A (acc) USD

Ranked 7 out of 9 in - Africa over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Ahmed Awny

David Haglund

Carlos Hardenberg

Carlos Hardenberg is senior vice president and the Director of Frontier Markets Strategy for the Templeton Emerging Markets Group at Franklin Templeton Investments. In this capacity, he is responsible for setting the overall strategy for his respective area, providing guidance and thought leadership, coordinating appropriate resources and coverage, and leveraging the group's expertise to add value across products within the strategy. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2002, Mr. Hardenberg was an analyst in the Corporate Finance Department for Bear Stearns International in London. He entered the financial services industry in 1999. Mr. Hardenberg holds a M.Sc., with distinction in investment management from London City University Business School (UK) and a B.Sc., with honours in business studies from the University of Buckingham (UK). He speaks German, English and Spanish.


The Fund's principal investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation. The Fund invests principally in equity and equity-related transferable securities of companies across the market capitalisation spectrum which are (i) incorporated or listed in African countries and/or (ii) listed or incorporated elsewhere in the world but which have their principal business activities in Africa.

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Africa over : 30/04/2017 - 30/04/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 3.7%
2017 10.1% 0.2% 2.0% 10.3% -2.3%
2016 -6.4% -6.9% 0.3% -2.2% 2.5%
2015 -18.8% 6.5% -4.0% -13.0% -8.8%
2014 1.7% -5.5% 7.2% 7.0% -6.2%
2013 4.9% 7.1% -3.6% -0.8% 2.4%
2012 9.8% 3.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Cyprus
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Estonia
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Georgia
  11. Germany
  12. Greece
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Latvia
  18. Lithuania
  19. Luxembourg
  20. Netherlands
  21. Norway
  22. Poland
  23. Portugal
  24. Singapore
  25. Slovakia
  26. South Africa
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/05/2012
  • Share Class size21Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0727123662

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.60%
  • Initial investment1.6

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).