Andrew N. O'Brien, CFA

Assistant Director of Equity Research

Mr. O’Brien is Assistant Director of Equity Research, providing oversight and strategic direction to Putnam's team of equity analysts. In addition, he is a Portfolio Manager of the Putnam Global Technology Fund and Putnam Research Fund. Mr. O'Brien is also an analyst in Putnam's Equity Research group, focusing on the U.S. technology sector. He is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis, developing insights on material sustainability issues, assessing valuations, and making buy/sell recommendations for companies in the semiconductor, hardware, and software industries. Previously at Putnam, he served as an Investment Associate on the U.S. consumer team. Mr. O'Brien has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2011.

Mutual Funds

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Global Technology Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 227 funds in the Technology category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 155 funds in the Technology category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 200 funds in the Technology category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 227 funds in the Technology category.
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1289 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 887 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1189 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1289 funds in the Large Blend category.

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