We believe active fundamental research can identify key drivers of return that may not be fully reflected in a stock’s price, offering opportunities to potentially outperform market indexes over time.
- Entrepreneurial approach generates independent and proactive thinking.
- Collaborative culture promotes sharing ideas across portfolios, asset classes, and areas of sector expertise.
- Diversity of professional experience brings a variety of perspectives to key questions.
- Optimal organizational scale balances global presence with nimble decision-making.
- Compensation incentive structure aligns portfolio manager performance goals with investor interests.
Putnam's equity capabilities include strategies based on style, geography, and risk. Dedicated portfolio managers and global equity analysts perform bottom-up fundamental research to evaluate key drivers of return and to identify what we believe are the best investment opportunities. Sophisticated risk management tools are used to construct portfolios to meet specific risk parameters.
|Emerging Markets Equity||Global/Non-U.S. Equities||July 31, 1997||MSCI Emerging Markets Index (ND)|
|Global Technology||Global/Non-U.S. Equities||January 31, 2009||MSCI ACWI Information Technology Index (ND)|
|Non U.S. Core Equity||Global/Non-U.S. Equities||December 31, 1986||MSCI EAFE Index (ND)|
|Non-U.S. Small Cap Equity||Global/Non-U.S. Equities||March 31, 2016||
S&P Developed ex-U.S. SmallCap Index
MSCI EAFE Small Cap Index
|Non-U.S. Value Equity||Global/Non-U.S. Equities||August 31, 1996||MSCI EAFE Value Index (ND)|
|Sustainable Future||Sustainable Equities||November 30, 2017||Russell Midcap Growth Index|
|Sustainable Leaders||Sustainable Equities||March 31, 2018||S&P 500 Index|
|U.S. Large Cap Growth Equity||U.S. Large Cap Equities||January 31, 2009||Russell 1000 Growth Index|
|U.S. Large Cap Growth Equity Concentrated||U.S. Large Cap Equities||March 31, 2017||Russell 1000 Growth Index|
|U.S. Large Cap Value Equity||U.S. Large Cap Equities||December 31, 1992||Russell 1000 Value Index|
|U.S. Large Cap Value Equity Concentrated||U.S. Large Cap Equities||November 30, 2016||Russell 1000 Value Index|
|U.S. Small Cap Growth Equity||U.S. Small Cap Equities||January 31, 2000||Russell 2000 Growth Index|
|U.S. Small Cap Value Equity||U.S. Small Cap Equities||January 31, 2000||Russell 2000 Growth Index|
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