Portfolio Manager Commentaries

Recent in-depth articles on a variety of topics from Artisan Partners Portfolio Managers.
  • Late-Cycle Credit Investing: Risks and Opportunities
  • With the current credit cycle almost a decade old, investors may be contemplating the appeal of high yield credit markets at this point in the cycle. In this profile, portfolio manager Bryan Krug examines the current state of credit markets and discusses risks and opportunities for credit investors going forward.
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  • Emerging Markets: The Changing Dynamics
  • Artisan Partners Emerging Markets Team has witnessed some tectonic shifts in emerging markets over the past decade. Economic developments have broadened the investment opportunity beyond materials and natural resources. Technology and health care companies, for example, are now viable investment prospects.
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  • Tight Spreads Shouldn't Diminish High Yield's Appeal
  • While it could be argued that the opportunity in credit markets is less interesting than it was previous points at in the current credit cycle, the Artisan Credit Team believes the benign credit backdrop of strong economic momentum and low default activity should create a favorable environment for high yield investors going forward.
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  • Finding Growth in a Maturing Bull Market
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  • Where We Are Finding Growth—Health Care Innovation
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  • Where We Are Finding Growth—Financials Are Investible Again
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Recent in-depth articles and videos featuring Artisan Partners Portfolio Managers.
  • Finding the True Emerging Markets Opportunity Set
  • Portfolio Manager Maria Negrete-Gruson and her team discuss the MSCI EM index and how they approach identifying the true EM opportunity set.
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  • Video Update—A Volatile Q3 for Emerging Markets
  • Against a backdrop of rising volatility, ratcheting global trade tensions and diverging developed-world monetary policies, portfolio manager Maria Negrete-Gruson and Analyst Meagan Nace discuss the Q3 market environment and how it affected the Emerging Markets Fund.
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  • Assessing Corporate Governance—A Bulwark Against Emerging Markets Volatility
  • The Emerging Markets team discusses the critical role that assessing corporate governance plays in managing EM volatility.
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  • A Systematic Approach to Differentiation
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  • 1-Year Anniversary—Artisan Global Discovery Fund
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  • Portfolio Highlights—Artisan Thematic Fund
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