Shep Perkins, CFA

Co-Head of Equities

Mr. Perkins is Co-Head of Equities. He is responsible for providing strategic direction to portfolio managers and equity analysts. In addition, Mr. Perkins is a portfolio manager of Putnam Global Equity Fund. He joined Putnam in 2011 and has been in the investment industry since 1993.

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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.

New horizon for corporate governance


Pressure on the boards of Japanese companies to increase the return on equity for shareholders is changing the outlook for investing in Japan.

Abenomics reaches the boardroom


With the economic changes instituted under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since he took office in December 2012 slowly taking effect in ...