Simon Davis

Co-Head of Equities

Mr. Davis is a Co-Head of Equities. Based in London, he is responsible for providing strategic direction to portfolio managers and equity analysts. In addition, Mr. Davis is the portfolio manager of Putnam Europe Equity Fund and Putnam International Equity Fund. He joined Putnam in 2000 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.

Funds managed

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Europe Equity Fund
International Equity Fund


Equity Outlook


Analysis of global equity markets from the Co-Heads of U.S. and International Equities.

Blog posts

Are international stocks truly cheap?


On the surface, U.S. stocks appear more expensive than international stocks, but a quantitative comparison reveals the impact of sector valuations.

Just how cheap are European equities?


Our analysis finds that industry group weightings play a significant role in valuation discrepancies between U.S. and European equities.

Proceeding toward Brexit: The risks for investors


With the United Kingdom beginning to move forward with Brexit, we see risks to the economy, the pound, and the markets.