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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  • Where We Are Finding Growth—Health Care Innovation
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  • Where We Are Finding Growth—Internal Change Catalysts
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  • Where We Are Finding Growth—Next-Generation Data Analytics
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Recent in-depth articles and videos featuring Artisan Partners Portfolio Managers.
  • What Sustainability Means to Us
  • Emerging Markets portfolio manager Maria Negrete-Gruson discusses what sustainability means to her and her team, and how they apply it to their investing process.
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  • Investing in the Automobile of the Future
  • Portfolio Manager Rezo Kanovich discusses the massive changes occurring in the automobile industry related to electrification and the evolution of the autonomous driving features, as well as the potential winners that may emerge.
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  • A Forward-Looking Approach to Sustainability
  • Portfolio Manager Maria Negrete-Gruson explains how the sustainability of a company's earnings goes hand-in-hand with its environmental, social and corporate governance factors.
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  • ESG in Emerging Markets: A Differentiated Perspective
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  • How Geopolitics Matters to Emerging Markets
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  • The Outlook for Shifting Dynamics of Emerging Markets Firms
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  • High Income Fund—28 Jan 2019
  • Bryan Krug, portfolio manager of Artisan High Income Fund discusses portfolio positioning, where the team is finding the most attractive opportunities and the current market environment.
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  • U.S. Value Team—24 Jan 2019
  • Artisan Partners U.S. Value Team discusses their portfolio positioning and where they are finding valuations most attractive in the current market environment.
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  • International Small-Mid Fund—23 Jan 2019
  • Portfolio Manager Rezo Kanovich of Artisan International Small-Mid Fund discusses his team’s differentiated approach to identifying high-quality businesses exposed to structural growth themes.
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Annual highlights of fund performance and positioning.

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