has opened an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,
reports. San Mateo, California-headquartered Franklin follows in the footsteps of other asset managers such as Aberdeen Asset Management,
Nomura Asset Management, BNP Paribas Asset Management
and Credit Agricole Asset Management.
"Malaysia has a maturing economy, an established investment management market and expertise in Islamic finance, making it a key market on our radar screen as we expand our business in the region," the article quoted Franklin's managing director
for Asia, Mark Browning
, as saying.
Franklin also has offices in other countries in the Asia-Pacific region such as China, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Vietnam and Australia.
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