Exchange Bulletin

Franklin Western Asset Core Plus Bond Active ETF (FWCP) To Trade On Toronto Stock Exchange

January 20, 2022

Issuer: Franklin Western Asset Core Plus Bond Active ETF (the "ETF")

SecuritySymbolIssued and Outstanding SecuritiesReserved SecuritiesIssue Price
Units FWCP 100,000 None $20.00
Listing category: Non-Corporate
Trading currency: CDN$
Transaction: Initial public offering of Units (the "Offering")
Listing date: January 21, 2022 (as at 5:01 pm) in anticipation of closing of the Offering.
Anticipated closing date: January 24, 2022 (prior to the opening)
Posted for trading date: January 24, 2022 (at the opening) subject to confirmation of closing of the Offering.
Other market(s): None
Designated market maker: TD Securities Inc.
Security ownership registration: CDS book-entry only system, as well as Non-Certificated Issues
Investor relations: Sarah Kingdon
Manager, Corporate Communications - Canada
Stacey Coleman
Director/Head of Corporate Communications - Americas
Incorporation: The ETF is an exchange traded fund established as a trust under the laws of the Province of Ontario effective January 4, 2022 pursuant to an amended and restated master declaration of trust.
Manager and Trustee: Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Fiscal year end: September 30
Nature of business: The ETF seeks to maximize total return through exposure to investment-grade debt instruments by investing primarily in units of Franklin Western Asset Core Plus Bond Fund (or its successor fund) and/or investment-grade debt instruments of issuers anywhere in the world.
Transfer agent and registrar: State Street Trust Company Canada at its principal offices in Toronto.
Distributions: Cash distributions on Units of the ETF will be paid monthly.
Sponsorship: Not applicable
Offering document: Prospectus dated January 5, 2022, which is available at Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein are as defined in the Prospectus.
Initial public offering: 100,000 Units will be issued at a subscription price of $20.00 per Unit. 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: Chris Birkett,
Managing Director,
Toronto Stock Exchange.