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William Fries, Thornburg Investment Management William Fries
Thornburg Investment Management
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William Fries
Co-Portfolio Manager and Managing Director
Thornburg Investment Management (Sante Fe, NM)
Bill Fries is a managing director and co-portfolio manager of the Thornburg International Value Fund. Bill joined Thornburg in 1995 as managing director and founding portfolio manager of the Thornburg Value Fund. In 1998, he also founded the Thornburg International Value Fund. For his work with this fund, he was named Morningstar's International Fund Manager of the Year for 2003. Bill was also recognized with the Excellence in Fund Management Award by Business Week magazine and Standard & Poor's in 2004 and 2005 for Thornburg Value Fund and in 2006 for Thornburg International Value Fund. His responsibilities include portfolio management and analysis of companies as well as evaluation of existing positions and overall equity strategy performance.

Bill began his career as a securities analyst and bank investment officer. His 40 plus years of investment management experience includes an extended tenure as vice president of equities at USAA Investment Management Company. Bill is a CFA charterholder.

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