Putnam manages fund offerings that combine traditional and alternative strategies to address a diverse range of financial goals. We offer open architecture to give plan participants a wide array of choices, and we actively manage our funds with a focus on fundamental research, risk management, and innovative thinking.
Open architecture and innovative product solutions
Plan sponsors have come to expect — and demand — an open platform from which to choose funds and build a lineup. We blend open architecture with innovative Putnam products that help meet the needs of your plan participants.
Full range of QDIAs
Putnam offers a number of products that can serve as qualified default investment alternatives (QDIAs) for participant-directed defined contribution plans.
Putnam Model Portfolios
Flexible models are available that can be tailored to the unique demographics of your participant base.Custom ready-mixed portfolios
- Risk-based (Conservative, Moderate, Aggressive)
- Age-based (target retirement date)
- Combination of age-based portfolios with three underlying risk models
Variety of pre- diversified funds
Putnam Absolute Return 500 Fund pursues positive returns with less volatility over time.
Putnam Global Asset Allocation Funds
Retirement Income Funds
Putnam's Retirement Income Funds enable investors who are in or near retirement to customize and regularly update their strategies for drawing from their retirement savings.
The three funds are ranked based on risk tolerance and use a combination of strategies that seek to generate income.