January 28, 2020
Michael Nicolas, an investment analyst at Harris Associates L.P., adviser to the Oakmark Funds, has been appointed co-manager of the Oakmark Fund.
Michael Nicolas has been a co-manager of the Oakmark Fund since 2020. He is also an investment analyst at Harris Associates and a vice president of the Oakmark Funds.
He started at Harris Associates in 2013 after serving as a managing director at Lakeview Investment Group. Prior to that, he was a senior analyst at Stratford Advisory Group.
Mr. Nicolas earned a B.B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2002).
At Oakmark, 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.