Legg Mason, Inc. (“Legg Mason”), the parent company of Financial Guard, has entered into a definitive agreement with Franklin Resources, Inc. (“Franklin”) pursuant to which Franklin will purchase 100% of the outstanding equity of Legg Mason and, as a result, will indirectly acquire 100% of Legg Mason’s ownership interest in Financial Guard. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020. Following the transaction, Financial Guard will continue to operate as a separate legal entity as part of the Franklin organization. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, your continued access to and use of this website will constitute your agreement to the deemed assignment of the Financial Guard User Agreement to which you are a subject by virtue of accessing and browsing this website. If you are not in agreement with such deemed assignment, please discontinue your use of this website as soon as possible and in any event, prior to the closing of the Franklin/Legg Mason transaction.

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