Robert L. Davis, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Davis is a Portfolio Manager on the Portfolio Construction team within Fixed Income, focusing on developed and emerging market currencies and interest-rate markets. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Premier Income Trust. Mr. Davis is responsible for analyzing market and macroeconomic data, developing quantitative models, and recommending global macro and relativevalue positions. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Davis served in various roles of increasing responsibility, including as an Analyst and a Portfolio Associate. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 1999.

Mutual Funds

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Diversified Income Trust
Global Income Trust
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 136 funds in the Global Bond category.

Closed End Funds

Master Intermediate Income Trust
Premier Income Trust

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