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.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1203 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 802 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1073 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1203 funds in the Large Blend category.