Welcome to FRANKLIN RESOURCES, INC. Electronic Delivery Enrollment
Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN) is pleased to offer our stockholders the benefits and convenience of electronic delivery, including:
- Elimination of bulky paper documents from stockholder personal files
- Convenient online proxy voting
- The quickest delivery possible of the proxy statement, annual report and related materials to stockholders
- Reduction of printing and mailing costs associated with more traditional delivery methods, which allows us to control expenses in the interest of delivering more value for all our stockholders
What You Are Agreeing To
You are consenting to electronically receive over the Internet announcements for all available material, including but not limited to the corporation's proxy statement and annual report to stockholders. Unless you intend to cast your vote in person at the stockholder meeting* or by telephone, you are also consenting to vote electronically over the Internet. All accounts associated with the Social Security Number or Tax Identification Number entered will automatically be enrolled for this service.
*Franklin Resources, Inc. ESIP and 401(k) Plan shares may not be voted in person at the stockholder meeting. Please see the proxy statement for more information on how to vote these shares.
If you wish to take advantage of these services, you must have an e-mail account. You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your enrollment. To receive e-mail notification when annual report and proxy materials and other stockholder communications are available for online review, please provide the information requested on the right.
Enrollment in this service requires that you have a personal computer with appropriate browser software, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox, or equivalent, and e-mail software as well as communications access to the Internet. Please note that although there is no charge for this service, there may be costs, such as usage charges from Internet access providers and telephone companies, and risks, such as system outages, associated with electronic access to our documents. These costs and risks are your responsibility.
Should you wish to print materials that have been delivered electronically, you must have a printer as well. Some material may be electronically published in Portable Document Format (PDF). In order to view PDF-formatted documents, you must have the Adobe Acrobat viewer software. This viewer is available for download, free-of-charge, from www.adobe.com.
How Notification is Delivered to You
When the materials are available on the Internet, you will receive an e-mail containing a link to the document. Documents which are not available electronically will be sent to your postal address.
Duration of Electronic Delivery
Your enrollment in the electronic delivery program will remain in effect as long as your account remains active, or until you cancel your enrollment. You are free to change your e-mail address and Personal Identification Number (PIN), or cancel your enrollment at any time by returning to http://enroll.icsdelivery.com/ben and clicking on the change/cancel existing enrollment link.