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

The Oakmark Funds

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

Michael Nicolas- U.S. Investment Analyst- Headshot

Michael A. Nicolas, CFA

Partner, Portfolio Manager and U.S. Investment Analyst

  • Portfolio Manager of the Oakmark Fund
  • Vice President, Oakmark Funds
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002
  • Managing Director at Lakeview Investment Group, 2005-13; Senior Analyst at Stratford Advisory Group, 2002-05
  • 18 years investment experience
  • Joined Harris Associates in 2013

News + Insights


Mike Nicolas on “Bloomberg Markets” (09.16.21)

September 16, 2021

Portfolio Manager Mike Nicolas appeared on “Bloomberg Markets” to talk about why he thinks there is value to be found in the technology and...


Mike Nicolas Interview with “The Wall Street Transcript”

December 21, 2020

Portfolio Manager Mike Nicolas discussed the firm’s investment philosophy and process as well as holdings in the Oakmark Fund during an interview with “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.