William C. Rives
Portfolio Manager, Analyst
Mr. Rives is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Global Utilities Fund and 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.