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)

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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
  • 41 years investment experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 1983

News + Insights

Bill Nygren on CNBC

News

Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Closing Bell: Overtime” (06.24.22)

June 24, 2022

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren talks about the financials sector and more on “Closing Bell: Overtime.”

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Insights

Can Wine Make You A Better Investor?

June 8, 2022

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren writes about the parallels found in being a successful winemaker and investor.

Bill Nygren on CNBC

News

Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (05.19.22)

May 19, 2022

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren discussed why there’s value to be found in the financials and energy sectors along with new names that were added...

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.