U.S. Convertible Securities

Inception date Benchmark Total strategy assets Product literature
July 31, 1993 ICE BofAML U.S. Convertible Index $861.9M (As of November 2019) Strategy profile (PDF)
  • Highlights
  • Performance


The portfolio seeks, with equal emphasis, current income and capital appreciation.  Its secondary objective is conservation of capital.

Product highlights

  • Convertible securities offer strong capital appreciation potential with contractually guaranteed income
  • As a large part of the investment process, the team will use less efficient areas of the convertibles market to pursue performance
  • The team is comprised of experienced managers providing analysis of both the equity and fixed income exposures that exist in convertibles.  They are supported by Putnam's credit research team, which helps to identify opportunities in lower credit quality and unrated securities


Investment team

Assets may include accounts that are not reflected in the composite.

**No assurance can be given that the investment objective will be achieved or that an investor will receive a return of all or part of his or her initial investment. Actual results could be materially different from the stated goals. Investors should carefully consider the risks involved before deciding to invest. See the composite disclosures for a summary of risk considerations. As with any investment, there is a potential for profit as well as the possibility of loss.