Asset Class Canadian Fixed Income

Why invest in this fund?

  • Invests primarily in non-investment-grade corporate debt which offers higher yields and less interest rate sensitivity than investment-grade bonds
  • High yield corporate bonds have historically provided similar returns to equities with less than half the risk
  • Putnam’s fundamental analysis is employed to obtain a yield advantage while trying to limit the fund’s exposure to undue risk
  • Maintains a minimum average credit rating of BB-

Key Facts

Portfolio Managers

Paul Scanlon MBA

Lead Portfolio Manager

Putnam Investments Inc.

Investment experience since 1986

Norman Boucher MBA

Portfolio Manager

Putnam Investments Inc.

Investment experience since 1985

Robert Salvin MBA

Portfolio Manager

Putnam Investments Inc.

Investment experience since 1986

Commentary

Performance

Portfolio

Codes & Fees

Historical Data

Resources

Regulatory Documents