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 Oakmark.com.

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

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Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Halftime Report” (01.21.20)

January 21, 2020

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren discussed current holdings on CNBC’s “Halftime Report.”

Bill Nygren by the window

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Bill Nygren in Barron’s

December 13, 2019

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren was interviewed by Barron’s about his investing career and how his definition of value can lead to some unusual holdings...

Bill Nygren- Portfolio Manager- portrait in front of a window

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Bill Nygren on “Barron’s Roundtable”

October 18, 2019

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren appeared on “Barron’s Roundtable” to talk about recent stock picks and what the market is focusing on right now that...

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.