Value investing redefined

The Oakmark family of mutual funds is an extension of Harris Associates’ value-focused approach to investing. For more about our selection of funds, visit

The Oakmark Funds

111 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois 60606
1-800-OAKMARK (625-6275)

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Ben S. Nielson

U.S. Investment Analyst

  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1999
  • M.B.A., University of Chicago, 2005
  • Senior Equity Analyst at UBS Global Asset Management, 2005-16; Portfolio Associate at Capital Group, 2001-03; Financial Consultant at Merrill Lynch, 1999-2001
  • 22 years investment experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2016
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We do value investing differently

At Harris Associates, we don’t have an opinion about how equities will perform this year, if a recession will start or if the political parties will produce pro-growth candidates for 2020. As long-term investors, we don’t think it matters.