Sir John Templeton, founder of the Templeton organisation, is regarded as one of the world's wisest and most respected investors.

Sir John Templeton passed away on 8 July 2008. Templeton fund managers, however, still follow the investment principles he laid down. These principles are among those that Sir John considers to be of enduring value to investors.

These principles do not constitute investment advice to private investors. Before any investment decision, please consult a financial advisor.