William C. Rives

Portfolio Manager, Analyst

Mr. Rives is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Research Fund. In addition, he is an Analyst in the Equity Research group, focusing on the natural resources, utilities, midstream oil and gas, and medical technology sectors. Mr. Rives is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis and valuation of companies in these sectors, and for making buy/sell recommendations. Previously at Putnam, he served as an Equity Associate. Mr. Rives has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2013.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual Compare
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1205 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 809 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1066 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1205 funds in the Large Blend category.