Michael J. Atkin

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Atkin is a Portfolio Manager in the Global Fixed Income group. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Emerging Markets Income Fund, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Premier Income Trust. Mr. Atkin joined Putnam in 1997 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Diversified Income Trust
5-year Morningstar rating among 159 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
Emerging Markets Income Fund
Global Income Trust
overall Morningstar rating among 308 funds in the World Bond category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 126 funds in the World Bond category.

Closed End Funds

Master Intermediate Income Trust
Premier Income Trust


Low-gear growth ahead for developed economies


The world's long-term growth outlook has major implications for portfolio strategies. Putnam examines the components of GDP growth, including labor productivity and demographic factors, to offer a detailed view of four major developed economies.