Important Legal Information

  1. This website addresses only investors residing in Switzerland; the information included therein must not be distributed outside of Switzerland. No information - neither partially nor completely -  must be copied, reproduced, amended or processed in any way. Shares of funds must neither be offered nor sold to residents of the United States of America nor in any other country, state or jurisdiction where it is illegal to offer, try to offer or to sell such shares.

  2.  The information included in this website has been issued and approved by Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. and shall not be regarded as any kind of investment advice. For investment advice, please consult your bank advisor or an independent financial advisor. Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. is subject to supervision and regular control by the Eidgenössische Bankenkommission (Swiss Supervisory Commission) pursuant to the Bundesgesetz über Anlagefonds (federal law on investment funds). The funds comply with the requirements of an Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS) pursuant to EU Directive 85/611 dated 20 December, 1985.

  3.  The prices of fund shares and the returns they generate may go up or down. Historical performance is no indicator of current or future performance. Performance data do not consider commissions and fees charged on the issue and redemption of shares. Exchange rate fluctuations may affect the value of overseas investments. Investments in Emerging Markets countries may incur higher risks than investments in countries of developed markets. Current tax rates and exemptions may vary and depend on your personal situation. All investments entail some risks; there can be no guarantee against a potential loss in one of the funds. There is also no certainty that the investment target(s) of such fund(s) will be achieved. Neither Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. nor Franklin Templeton Investments guarantee the performance or any future return of the funds. For detailed information on the risks involved with an investment in these funds, please refer to the section "Hedging transactions and other risk considerations" of the current fund prospectus.

  4.  The information material included in this website shall only be used by the reader. It is not an invitation to subscribe and is offered for information purposes only. Subscriptions and issues of shares of any funds are based only on the current fund prospectus. Current copies of the prospectus, the financial report and the articles of incorporation of the funds are available via      
    Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd.
    Stockerstrasse 38
    POB, CH-8002 Zurich

    Tel. +41 (0)44 217 81 81, Fax +41 (0)44 217 8182. 

  5.  We have taken all reasonable care to ensure that the information included in this website is accurate at the relevant date of publication. There are neither assurances nor guarantees regarding its accuracy or completeness. Thus, neither Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. nor Franklin Templeton Investments accept any liability regarding any loss resulting directly or indirectly from the use of parts of the information offered. Any examinations and analyses included in this website have been conducted by Franklin Templeton Investments for own purposes and shall be regarded in this context. Such information is regarded as additional information; all statements included are subject to change without prior notice.

  6.  Neither Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. nor Franklin Templeton Investments accept any liability for adverse affects of the information transmitted due to technical faults (e. g. transmission faults, technical defects, interruptions, interventions of third parties, etc.). Website users may download or print the information of this website on the precondition that no existing copyright entries will be removed.

  7. The website of Franklin Templeton may include - even without the knowledge of Franklin Templeton - links from other websites via hyperlinks. Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. and the Franklin Templeton Group accept no responsibility for presentations, contents or any links in third party websites to the website of Franklin Templeton.  

  8.  Neither Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. nor Franklin Templeton Investments review and accept any responsibility for the contents of and the access to services and news offered on this website by independent service providers not associated with Franklin Templeton Switzerland Ltd. or Franklin Templeton Investments ("third parties") and which are offered on this website with or without the permission of Franklin Templeton Investments. We believe that the sources used and the offering service providers are reliable. Nevertheless we cannot accept any liability that the information and services offered by such third parties are suitable for you, timely, correct, complete and reliable.