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

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual Compare
Europe Equity Fund
5-year Morningstar rating among 30 funds in the Europe Stock category.
International Equity Fund
5-year Morningstar rating among 534 funds in the Foreign Large Blend category.


Equity Outlook


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

Blog posts

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.

Why Brexit would spell trouble for the United Kingdom


Several risks exist for U.K. stocks and European markets if what is known as Brexit wins approval from British voters.

Reasons for optimism about Europe


Across Europe, we think structural change is leading to increasingly compelling opportunities for investors.