Value investing redefined

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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


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Closing Bell: Overtime” (09.14.22)

September 14, 2022

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren talked about where he finds value in the equities market on CNBC's "Closing Bell: Overtime."

Bill Nygren on CNBC


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Closing Bell Overtime” (08.09.22)

August 9, 2022

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren spoke where he sees value today, including in the financials and communication services sectors on CNBC’s “Closing Bell Overtime”

Bill Nygren on CNBC


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (07.14.22)

July 14, 2022

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren discussed current market opportunities and new names that were added to the portfolio in the second quarter on CNBC’s “Squawk...

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.