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)

Bill Nygren- Partner Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer U.S. Equities- Headshot

William C. Nygren, CFA

Partner, Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer - U.S. Equities

  • Portfolio Manager of the Oakmark Fund, the Oakmark Select Fund and the Oakmark Global Select Fund
  • Vice President, Oakmark Funds
  • B.S., University of Minnesota, 1980
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison Applied Security Analysis Program, 1981
  • Director of Research of Harris Associates, 1990-98; Equity Analyst with Harris Associates 1983-90; Investment Analyst with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co., 1981-83
  • 38 years investment experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 1983

News + Insights

Bill Nygren Portfolio Manager on CNBC


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Fast Money” (03.24.20)

March 24, 2020

Portfolio Manager Bill Ngyren shared why he thinks that stocks are cheap and why investors should rebalance their portfolios on CNBC’s “Fast Money.”

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Responding to a Crisis

March 17, 2020

During times of crisis, Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren shares why it is important to remember what our expertise is and limit our opinions to...

Bill Nygren Portfolio Manager on CNBC


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (03.11.20)

March 11, 2020

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren was interviewed on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” about how to use volatility as an opportunity to rebalance portfolios.

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.