Exchange Bulletin

Franklin Canadian Government Bond Fund (FGOV) To Trade On Toronto Stock Exchange

April 5, 2024

Issuer: Franklin Canadian Government Bond Fund (the "ETF")

SecuritySymbolIssued and Outstanding SecuritiesReserved SecuritiesIssue Price
ETF Series Units ("Units") FGOV 50,000 None $20
Listing category: Non-Corporate
Trading currency: CDN$
Transaction: Initial public offering of Units (the "Offering")
Anticipated closing date: April 8, 2024
Listing date: April 5, 2024 (as at 5:01 pm) in anticipation of closing of the Offering.
Posted for trading date: April 8, 2024 (at the opening) subject to confirmation of closing of the Offering.
Other market(s): None
Designated market maker: CIBC World Markets Inc.
Investor relations: Sarah Kingdon
Manager, Corporate Communications – Canada
Stacey Coleman
Head of Corporate Communications – Americas
Incorporation: The ETF is a unit trust established under the laws of the Province of Ontario pursuant to the Amended and Restated Master Declaration of Trust dated May 16, 2023 (the "Declaration of Trust"). The Units were established pursuant to Supplemental Trust Deed No. 2 dated March 13, 2024, to the Declaration of Trust.
Manager and Trustee: Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Fiscal year end: December 31
Nature of business: The ETF invests primarily in bonds issued or guaranteed by Canadian federal, provincial and municipal governments or their agencies, mortgage-backed securities and real return bonds.
Transfer agent and registrar: J.P. Morgan Bank Canada at its principal office in Toronto.
Distributions: Cash distributions, if any, will be payable monthly.
Sponsorship: Not applicable
Offering documents: Amendment No. 3 dated March 13, 2024 to the Simplified Prospectus dated May 17, 2023, which are available at Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein are as defined in the Offering documents.
Initial public offering: 50,000 Units will be issued at a subscription price of $20 per Unit. The ETF is authorized to issue an unlimited number of Units. The Units of the ETF are being issued and sold on a continuous basis and there is no maximum number of Units that may be issued.
TSX contact: Selma Thaver,
Managing Director,
TSX Listings