Portfolio Manager Commentaries

Recent in-depth articles on a variety of topics from Artisan Partners Portfolio Managers.
  • The Case for Value
  • The case for value is a case for prudence, moderation and balance, particularly in a market driven by momentum, excess and imbalance. Investors should consider maintaining value style exposure, especially when it seems most out of favor.
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  • The Case for International Small Caps
  • Investors may be overlooking the substantial universe of international small-cap stocks—an asset class that has historically provided attractive risk-adjusted returns, faster growth potential and diversification benefits. In addition, in this less-efficient market, active managers have increased opportunity to generate value-added results.
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  • Finding Sustainable Growth in Financial Exchanges
  • Artisan Partners Global Equity Team discusses the sustainable growth opportunities it's finding in the consolidated global financial exchanges industry.
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  • Where We Are Finding Growth—Transforming How We Work
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  • Late-Cycle Credit Investing: Risks and Opportunities
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  • Where We Are Finding Growth—Health Care Innovation
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Recent in-depth articles and videos featuring Artisan Partners Portfolio Managers.
  • 2-Year Anniversary—Artisan Global Discovery Fund
  • Artisan Global Discovery Fund celebrated its two-year anniversary on 21 August 2019. Lead Portfolio Manager Jason White discusses the portfolio’s second year.
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  • Actionable Insights From Alternative Data
  • How do alternative data sources enhance the Artisan Partners Credit Team’s research efforts? Founding portfolio manager Bryan Krug and team uncover insights from nontraditional data to narrow the opportunity set and identify potential investments.
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  • Artisan Sustainable Emerging Markets Fund Second Quarter 2019 Update
  • Geopolitical events, particularly the US-China trade dispute, contributed to emerging markets volatility in the second quarter. Meagan Nace, Sustainable Emerging Markets Team Analyst, discusses portfolio performance and the team’s differentiated approach to sustainable investing.
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  • ESG in Emerging Markets: A Differentiated Perspective
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  • What Will Be Emerging Markets’ Next Evolution?
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  • A Forward-Looking Approach to Sustainability
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  • High Income Fund—25 Jul 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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  • International Small-Mid Fund—23 Jul 2019
  • Rezo Kanovich, portfolio manager of Artisan International Small-Mid Fund, discusses portfolio performance and positioning and where the team is finding the most attractive long-term opportunities.
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  • Thematic Fund—17 Jul 2019
  • Portfolio Manager Chris Smith discusses the Artisan Partners Thematic Team's unique approach to capitalizing on multi-year thematic trends.
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  • High Income Fund—30 Apr 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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  • Thematic Team—25 Apr 2019
  • Portfolio Manager Christopher Smith discusses the Artisan Partners Thematic Team's unique approach to capitalizing on multi-year thematic trends.
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Annual highlights of fund performance and positioning.

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