Value investing redefined

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The Oakmark Funds

111 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois 60606
1-800-OAKMARK (625-6275)

Bill Nygren portrait

William C. Nygren, CFA

Partner, Portfolio Manager and Chief Investment Officer - U.S.

  • 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 “Squawk on the Street” (05.05.23)

May 5, 2023

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren talked about opportunities in the financials sector on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”

Bill Nygren portrait by the window


Letters to Shareholders

April 27, 2023

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren writes about the importance of educational shareholder letters.

Bill Nygren on CNBC


Bill Nygren on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” (04.19.23)

April 19, 2023

Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren discussed recent portfolio activity, including in the financials and communication services sectors, in an interview on CNBC’s “Squawk on the...

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.