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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.

  • Portfolio Manager of the Oakmark Fund and the Oakmark 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
  • 42 years investment experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 1983

News + Insights

Bill Nygren on CNBC


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (06.13.24)

June 13, 2024

Bill Nygren, Oakmark Portfolio Manager and CIO – U.S., joined CNBC "Squawk on the Street" to discuss where he’s seeing opportunity in the current...

Bill Nygren on CNBC


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Money Movers” (05.17.24)

May 17, 2024

Oakmark CIO – U.S., and Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren joined CNBC “Money Movers” to discuss the recent outperformance of the financial sector.

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Navigating market highs and avoiding equity value gaps

May 2, 2024

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren shares how to navigate the current market environment as a value investor.

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 during the next election cycle. As long-term investors, we don’t think it matters.