General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> November 27, 2000

William Fries – Thornburg Investment Management

WILLIAM V. FRIES is Portfolio Manager and Managing Director of Thornburg Investment Management Inc., and the Thornburg Value and Thornburg Global Value Funds. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Vice President of USAA Investment Management Company. His 21 years of experience at USAA included managing USAA Growth Fund, USAA Aggressive Growth Fund, USAA Income Stock Fund and sectors of USAA Cornerstone Fund. In addition to being responsible for the overall investment strategy and performance of these funds, Mr. Fries also served as an Investment Advisor to the company's employee benefits plan and managed USAA's insurance company equity portfolios. Mr. Fries earned a BSBA from Pennsylvania State University and an MBA in Finance from Temple University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Profile
TWST: Thornburg Equity Funds set themselves apart from other equity

value funds by redefining value investing. Explain that, Bill.

Mr. Fries: We have a comprehensive view of value that works