William C. Rives

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Mr. Rives is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Capital Opportunities Fund and Putnam Global Utilities Fund. In addition, he is an Analyst in the Equity Research group, focusing on the natural resources and utilities sectors. Mr. Rives is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis and valuation of E&Ps, MLPs, renewables, energy service companies, and utilities. He applies his research in the energy and utilities sectors to making buy and sell recommendations and for making security selection decisions for the funds he manages. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Rives was an Analyst in the Equity Research group responsible for covering the natural resources and utilities sectors. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam as an Equity Associate in 2013.

Funds managed

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Capital Opportunities Fund
Global Utilities Fund