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 and utilities sectors. Mr. Rives is responsible for conducting fundamental analysis and valuation of E&Ps, MLPs, renewables, energy service companies, and utilities, and for making buy/sell recommendations. Previously at Putam, he was an Equity Associate. Mr. Rives has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 2013.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual
Global Utilities Fund
Research Fund
Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 1218 funds in the Large Blend category.
10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 810 funds in the Large Blend category.
5-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1081 funds in the Large Blend category.
3-year Morningstar RatingTM among 1218 funds in the Large Blend category.