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David Yuen

Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL, Franklin Templeton Funds (UK)
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Trustnet verdict
Overall, performing better than the peer group composite. However, over a long track record, the manager has under-performed the peer group more often than not. stock picking has not really benefited results, which have not been particularly exposed to falling markets.
Manager profile
David Yuen, senior vice president, serves as a director of quantitative strategy and risk management in the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income department. Mr. Yuen develops portfolio strategies and investment processes with emphasis on sector allocation, portfolio construction and relative value security selection procedures. In addition, he implements and manages the risk management system and the performance attribution procedures. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Yuen was senior investment officer for Susquehanna Partners and a manager of fixed income trading at Alex Brown, Inc. Mr. Yuen holds a B.S., with honors, in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology and an M.B.A., with honors, in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles Graduate School of Management. Mr. Yuen is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and is a qualified Financial Risk Manager (FRM), as certified by the Global Association of Risk Professionals. He has authored various financial and portfolio management publications and speaks at diverse financial and capital market seminars and conferences.
Total return for David Yuen
Rolling Alpha Quartile: Discrete three year periods
Rolling Alpha Quartile shows a manager's alpha score in quartile terms, plotting his or her risk adjusted performance against all other managers in the UT & OEICs universe. The best managers are those who are consistently ranked in the first or second quartile.
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Quartile 4
Discrete calendar year performance : David Yuen

Manager career performance
Discrete performance
  0-12m 12-24m 24-36m 36-48m 48-60m 60-72m 72-84m 84-96m 96-108m 108-120m
David Yuen 4.2 6.8 -9.7 22.2 2.5 10.2 -2.8 1.8 - -
Peer Group Composite 4.7 4.4 -5.5 16.5 3.9 10.2 -3.0 2.2 - -
Over / Under -0.5 2.4 -4.2 5.7 -1.4 0.0 0.2 -0.4 - -
Performance vs peer group composite: David Yuen
How a manager matches up against their peers gives you some idea of how talented they are. Very few managers perform equally well in rising and falling markets, so knowing which type of market a manager is capable of performing well within is also important.
Overall markets
Outperformed peer group composite
3 years
out of a possible 8
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
5 years
out of a possible 8
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
2 years
out of a possible 6
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
1 year
out of a possible 2
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
Franklin US Low Duration Co-managed FO Fixed Int - USD Short/ Medium Maturity since Sep 16 2011 to present
Franklin Multi-Sector Credit Income Co-managed FO Fixed Int - Global since Oct 02 2015 to present
Franklin Flexible Alpha Bond Co-managed FO Fixed Int - Global since Mar 18 2016 to present
Franklin Absolute Return Bond Co-managed UT Targeted Absolute Return since Feb 28 2018 to present
Franklin Strategic Income Co-managed FO Fixed Int - Global since Oct 15 2019 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
Templeton Global Absolute Return USD since Jul 12 2007 to fund close
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