Form N-PX filings

Effective March 26, 2018, Putnam American Government Income Fund merged into Putnam U.S. Government Income Trust, and on April 19, 2018, the name changed to Putnam Mortgage Securities Fund.

Effective March 21, 2018, the name of Putnam Multi-Cap Value Fund changed to Putnam Sustainable Future Fund and Putnam Multi-Cap Growth Fund changed to Putnam Sustainable Leaders Fund.

Effective June 1, 2018, the name of Putnam Absolute Return 100 Fund changed to Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund.

Effective April 30, 2018, the name of Putnam Absolute Return 300 Fund changed to Putnam Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund.

Effective April 30, 2018, Putnam Absolute Return 500 Fund merged into Putnam Absolute Return 700 Fund, and the name of the fund changed to Putnam Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund.

Effective April 30, 2018, the name of Putnam VT American Government Income Fund changed to Putnam VT Mortgage Securities Fund.

Effective April 30, 2018, the name of Putnam VT Absolute Return 500 Fund changed to Putnam Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund.

Effective June 30, 2018, the name of Putnam VT Investors Fund changed to Putnam Multi-Cap Core Fund.

Effective April 30, 2018, the name of Putnam VT Multi-Cap Value Fund changed to Putnam VT Sustainable Future Fund and Putnam VT Multi-Cap Growth Fund changed to Putnam VT Sustainable Leaders Fund.