SEC Filings


SC 13G/A
FRANKLIN RESOURCES INC filed this Form SC 13G/A on 02/09/2017
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      CUSIP NO. 92922P106                           13G   Page 10 of 14

 

          Item 10.  Certification

 

          By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the

          securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of

          business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect

          of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not

          acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction

          having that purpose or effect.

 

          This report shall not be construed as an admission by the persons filing the report

          that they are the beneficial owner of any securities covered by this report.

 

          Exhibits.

                            Exhibit A Joint Filing Agreement

                            Exhibit B Limited Powers of Attorney for Section 13 Reporting Obligations

                            Exhibit C Item 7 Identification and Classification of Subsidiaries

 

                                                                                  SIGNATURE

 

          After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that

          the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

 

          Dated:  February 1, 2017

 

          Franklin Resources, Inc.

 

          Charles B. Johnson

 

          Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.

 

          Franklin Advisers, Inc.

 

          By:    /s/MARIA GRAY

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                         Maria Gray

                         Vice President and Secretary of Franklin Resources, Inc.

                         Attorney‑in‑Fact for Charles B. Johnson pursuant to Power of Attorney

                         attached to this Schedule 13G

 

                         Attorney‑in‑Fact for Rupert H. Johnson, Jr. pursuant to Power of Attorney

                         attached to this Schedule 13G

 

            Secretary of Franklin Advisers, Inc.

 

 

     Franklin Custodian Funds on behalf of

                  Franklin Income Fund

    

     By:    /s/LORI A. WEBER

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                         Lori A. Weber

                         Vice President and Assistant Secretary of Franklin Custodian Funds