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.
  • 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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  • Artisan International Value Fund
  • International Value portfolio manager David Samra discusses recent market volatility and its impact on markets, as well as the potential opportunities it is presenting to investors.
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  • ESG in Emerging Markets: A Differentiated Perspective
  • Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager Maria Negrete-Gruson discusses her team’s differentiated perspective on identifying ESG opportunities in emerging economies.
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  • Finding the True Emerging Markets Opportunity Set
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  • Assessing Corporate Governance—A Bulwark Against Emerging Markets 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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  • High Income Fund Webcast—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 Webcast—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 Webcast—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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  • Thematic Team Webcast—22 Jan 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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  • International Value Team Webcast Replay—4 Jan 2019
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  • Developing World Fund Webcast Replay—18 Oct 2018
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Annual highlights of fund performance and positioning.

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