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.

Mutual Funds

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Emerging Markets Equity Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 742 funds in the Diversified Emerging Mkts category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 395 funds in the Diversified Emerging Mkts category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 657 funds in the Diversified Emerging Mkts category.

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