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: Second Calendar Quarter 2023

June 30, 2023

We initiated five new holdings and eliminated five others. Most of the eliminations were in companies that we invested in or added to last year when faster growing stocks sold-off sharply. However, trends reversed...

Oakmark Select Fund: Second Calendar Quarter 2023

June 30, 2023

Our focus on intrinsic value often enables us to unearth undervalued investment opportunities that are not easily captured by traditional value metrics.

Oakmark Fund: First Calendar Quarter 2023

March 31, 2023

We initiated two new holdings and eliminated three others during the first quarter. We sold the positions as each approached our estimate of intrinsic value. We believe our recent purchases are more attractive on...

News + Insights

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Staying the Course: Value Investing in an Evolving World

June 24, 2023

Portfolio Managers Alex Fitch and Robert Bierig share why the market’s desire for low risk stocks has created an exploitable opportunity for mispriced companies.

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