Putnam Municipal Opportunities Trust (The Fund) is a diversified, closed-end fund. The Fund offers a dividend reinvestment plan. The fund seeks to provide as high a level of current income free from federal income tax. The Fund intends to achieve its objective by investing in a portfolio of investment-grade and some below investment-grade municipal bonds selected by Putnam Investment Management, LLC (Putnam Management). The Fund's shares trade on a stock exchange at market prices, which may be lower than the Fund's net asset value. In the normal course of business, the Fund enters into contracts that may include agreements to indemnify another party under given circumstances. The Fund invests in healthcare, utilities, transportation, tax bonds, local debt, state debt and education. Putnam Investment Management, LLC is the investment manager of the Fund.