The Oakmark Funds are advised by Harris Associates L.P. an autonomous subsidiary of Natixis Investment Managers, L.P.

Learn more about the principles and philosophy behind our funds at

Harris Associates

111 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4600
Chicago, Illinois 60606

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Robert F. Bierig

Partner and Portfolio Manager

Robert Bierig has been a manager of the Oakmark Fund and the Oakmark Select Fund since 2022. He is also a portfolio manager and U.S. investment analyst at Harris Associates as well as a vice president of the Oakmark Funds.

He joined Harris Associates in 2012 after serving as managing principal at Amethyst Capital, managing director at GEICO Investments, investor at Frist Capital, investment analyst at ESL Investments and investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley.

Mr. Bierig earned a B.A. in economics from Duke University (2000).

Funds under management


Oakmark Fund: Fourth Quarter 2022

December 31, 2022

We initiated two new holdings and eliminated two others in the fourth quarter. We believe that these new investments are more attractive positions on a risk-adjusted basis for the Fund.

Oakmark Select Fund: Fourth Quarter 2022

December 31, 2022

We believe that the lower and more widely dispersed valuations in the market today have allowed us to redeploy capital into increasingly attractive investments. We are optimistic that these decisions will sow the seeds...

Oakmark Fund: Third Quarter 2022 and Fiscal Year-End

September 30, 2022

At Oakmark, our job is to take advantage of dislocations between a company’s share price and our estimate of its long-term business value. Market drawdowns and heightened volatility enhance our ability to uncover what...

News + Insights

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Robert Bierig in TheStreet

December 23, 2022

Portfolio Manager Robert Bierig shared where he sees opportunity for value stocks in today’s market environment during an interview with TheStreet.

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Robert Bierig in The Wall Street Transcript

December 5, 2022

Portfolio Manager Robert Bierig discussed the firm’s investment philosophy and process, portfolio positioning, and where he sees value today in an interview with The...

We do value investing differently

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.