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
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

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.

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.