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
  • 40 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 “Closing Bell” (07.12.21)

July 12, 2021

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren talked about sectors he finds attractive, such as energy, technology and financials, in a CNBC “Closing Bell” interview.

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Bill Nygren in Barron’s

July 7, 2021

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren talked about why he is open to less traditional value stocks in a “Barron’s” interview.

Bill Nygren- Portfolio Manager- on Bloomberg

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Bill Nygren on Bloomberg (05.03.21)

May 3, 2021

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren talked about the bimodal market and why he is finding value in the financials sector on Bloomberg’s “The Open.”

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.