White papers

Title  Description  Date 
Improving portfolio efficiency with multi-asset absolute return strategies Putnam studies the impact of absolute return on portfolio and pension plan efficiency and diversification. January 2014
Better solutions for low-volatility equity investing Putnam targets the attractive risk-adjusted return potential of low-beta stocks with a distinctive sector-neutral selection strategy. November 2013
Fixed-Income Outlook In this sector-by-sector analysis of the fixed-income markets, Putnam’s Co-Heads of Fixed Income offer their assessment of investment opportunities ahead. January 2014
Collateral Management Program Putnam utilizes a collateral management program to reduce counterparty credit risk in unsecured financial transactions. October 2012
Reducing liquidity risk in plan management: U.S. What the credit crisis revealed about the endowment model. September 2012
Putnam's approach to ESG: U.S. At Putnam, we believe governance will become an even greater factor in influencing investment choices for institutional investors in the years ahead. September 2012
Why Global Macro strategies can help institutions: U.S. A look at the role of Global Macro in addressing the challenge of finding uncorrelated sources of return. June 2013
From crisis to financial reform U.S. banks have recapitalized as European banks still struggle with a sovereign debt crisis. Our sector analysts discuss the industry's positive trends as well as risks. September 2012
The case for high yield Find out why Putnam believes high yield offers solid fundamentals and attractive valuations. November 2011
Thinking outside the index Attractive income investments exist today outside of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. February 2014
Holding the middle ground with convertible securities With characteristics of stocks and bonds, convertible securities can help diversify a portfolio. January 2012
Title  Description  Date 
Fixed-Income Outlook In this sector-by-sector analysis of the fixed-income markets, Putnam’s Co-Heads of Fixed Income offer their assessment of investment opportunities ahead. January 2014
Title  Description  Date 
Title  Description  Date 
Better solutions for low-volatility equity investing Putnam targets the attractive risk-adjusted return potential of low-beta stocks with a distinctive sector-neutral selection strategy. November 2013
From crisis to financial reform U.S. banks have recapitalized as European banks still struggle with a sovereign debt crisis. Our sector analysts discuss the industry's positive trends as well as risks. September 2012
Holding the middle ground with convertible securities With characteristics of stocks and bonds, convertible securities can help diversify a portfolio. January 2012
Title  Description  Date 
Fixed-Income Outlook In this sector-by-sector analysis of the fixed-income markets, Putnam’s Co-Heads of Fixed Income offer their assessment of investment opportunities ahead. January 2014
The case for high yield Find out why Putnam believes high yield offers solid fundamentals and attractive valuations. November 2011
Thinking outside the index Attractive income investments exist today outside of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Bond Index. February 2014
Holding the middle ground with convertible securities With characteristics of stocks and bonds, convertible securities can help diversify a portfolio. January 2012
Title  Description  Date 
Improving portfolio efficiency with multi-asset absolute return strategies Putnam studies the impact of absolute return on portfolio and pension plan efficiency and diversification. January 2014
Reducing liquidity risk in plan management: U.S. What the credit crisis revealed about the endowment model. September 2012
Why Global Macro strategies can help institutions: U.S. A look at the role of Global Macro in addressing the challenge of finding uncorrelated sources of return. June 2013
Title  Description  Date 
Title  Description  Date 
Collateral Management Program Putnam utilizes a collateral management program to reduce counterparty credit risk in unsecured financial transactions. October 2012
Putnam's approach to ESG: U.S. At Putnam, we believe governance will become an even greater factor in influencing investment choices for institutional investors in the years ahead. September 2012