Paul D. Scanlon,CFA

Co-Head of Corporate and Tax-exempt Credit

Mr. Scanlon is a Co-Head of Corporate and Tax-exempt Credit in the Fixed Income group. He is responsible for managing the corporate credit investment process and overseeing Putnam's tax-exempt team. In addition, Mr. Scanlon is accountable for the creation of stand-alone corporate credit portfolios as well as a number of multi-sector strategies. 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
Diversified Income Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 269 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 94 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
Fixed Income Absolute Return Fund
Floating Rate Income Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 232 funds in the Bank Loan category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 96 funds in the Bank Loan category.
George Putnam Balanced Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 636 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 414 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 575 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 636 funds in the Allocation--50% to 70% Equity category.
Global Income Trust
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 180 funds in the World Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 115 funds in the World Bond category.
High Yield Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 627 funds in the High Yield Bond category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 351 funds in the High Yield Bond category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 554 funds in the High Yield Bond category.

Closed End Funds

Master Intermediate Income Trust
Premier Income Trust

Whitepapers

Fixed-Income Outlook

Q2 2020

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