Paul D. Scanlon,CFA

Co-Head of Fixed Income

Mr. Scanlon is a Co-Head of Fixed Income. He is responsible for managing all facets of the corporate credit investment process and overseeing Putnam’s tax-exempt team. In addition, he is a portfolio manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund, Putnam Floating Rate Income Fund, George Putnam Balanced Fund, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam High Yield Fund, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Premier Income Trust. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Scanlon served as a Portfolio Manager of non-cyclical credit sector strategies and as an Analyst covering the health-care, consumer, and retail sectors. He joined Putnam in 1999 and has been in the investment industry since 1986.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Diversified Income Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 272 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 88 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund
Floating Rate Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 225 funds in the Bank Loan category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 94 funds in the Bank Loan category.
George Putnam Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 630 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 415 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 584 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 630 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Global Income Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 182 funds in the World Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 112 funds in the World Bond category.
High Yield Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 623 funds in the High Yield Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 346 funds in the High Yield Bond category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 535 funds in the High Yield Bond category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 623 funds in the High Yield Bond category.

Whitepapers

Fixed-Income Outlook

Q2 2020

Analysis of global bond market sectors from the Co-Heads of Fixed Income.