Brian S. Freiwald,CFA

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Freiwald is the Portfolio Manager of Putnam Emerging Markets Equity Fund. Previously at Putnam, he was an Analyst focusing on emerging-market equities. He joined Putnam in 2010 and has been in the investment industry since 2004.

Products managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Emerging Markets Equity Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 689 funds in the Diversified Emerging Mkts category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 291 funds in the Diversified Emerging Mkts category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 595 funds in the Diversified Emerging Mkts category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 689 funds in the Diversified Emerging Mkts category.

Blog posts

China technology stocks in a reboot, not a shutdown

5/5/2021

China’s technology sector has cratered since February and we view the selloff as a buying opportunity in China tech.


Deglobalization creates new winners in China

8/25/2020

The trade war, pandemic, and the Made in China 2025 initiative are resulting in a deglobalization trend and opportunities in China.