About Martin Currie
Martin Currie is a global active equity specialist and is a Specialist Investment Manager (SIM) within Franklin Resources Inc., one of the world’s largest asset management firms.
Headquartered in Scotland, Martin Currie has been investing since the 19th century. Today, we are a modern, vibrant investment firm with a truly global presence. We are driven by our purpose of Investing to Improve Lives. This underpins everything that we do - as investors in equity markets, through partnerships with clients, our business practices, as an employer, and as members of the community.
Across our offices in Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Melbourne, New York and Singapore, our autonomous and empowered investment teams are solely focussed on providing clients with differentiated, high conviction equity portfolios based on proprietary, fundamental research. Our firm provides the environment and infrastructure for talented investors and teams to succeed, removing them from all distractions and to focus on generating investment returns.
We are committed to integrating industry-leading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) analysis into to the heart of our investment approach; investing in companies creating solutions to sustainability challenges and engaging with companies to progress change. We have been consistently rated A+ (the top grade) by the PRI across all three pillars until 2020 and in 2021 we were awarded two 5-star ratings and one 4-star rating which reflects the new and revised reporting framework.
Source: Martin Currie; as of 30 September 2022. A copy of the Principles for Responsible Investment’s (PRI) assessment of Martin Currie and methodology is available on request.
"We are driven by our purpose of Investing to Improve Lives. This underpins everything that we do – as investors in equity markets, through partnerships with clients, our business practices, as an employer, and as members of the community."
Our investment platform
We offer concentrated, best-ideas portfolios, managed by talented investors in an environment constructed for them to succeed.
To make the most of our resources, we focus solely on listed equities. Our empowered equity investment teams are fully autonomous, each with its own investment philosophy, style and process. They share a common approach of managing high-conviction portfolios driven by fundamental research. All our equity teams full integrate ESG analysis into their investment process and benefit from the firm’s experience and expertise.
Our firm provides the environment and infrastructure for our talented investors to succeed – eliminating distractions and empowering our teams to focus on Investing to Improve Lives and generating investment returns for our clients.
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Our Investment Capabilities
Our Investment Capabilities
Global equity solutions for a global client base.
Our differentiated, high-conviction, ESG-integrated portfolios are available through segregated mandates, pooled fund and advisory services.
Our ownership structure
– the best of both worlds
Martin Currie operates as an independent specialist investment manager (SIM) within the Franklin Templeton group. This means that we retain all the competitive advantages of a boutique investment firm.
Franklin Templeton is one of the world’s largest asset managers. Their global reach provides Martin Currie with unique local connectivity to clients. Our clients benefit through accessing our investment expertise and localised client service and marketing support – a powerful combination.
*Franklin Templeton Fund Management Limited (FTFML) transferred the oversight for its Leeds-based Franklin UK Equity team to the Martin Currie platform on February 1, 2022. As of 30 September 2022, assets under management represent combined assets of the Franklin Templeton UK Equity Team and Martin Currie Investment Management.
Our Leadership Team
We understand that asset owners today want a relationship that is more than just alpha generation.
Martin Currie's leadership team represents some of the most experienced professionals in the financial services industry, and our aim is to develop true partnerships with our clients.