David Baron

David Baron Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Managed Products

Biography

David joined Baron in 2005 as a research analyst and has 18 years of research experience. In 2018, he was named co-portfolio manager of Baron Focused Growth Fund. From 2002 to 2005, David worked at Jefferies Group as a gaming analyst. David graduated from Emory University with a B.B.A. in Finance in 2002 and from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A. in 2009.

News

  • Ron Baron Appears on CNBC’s “Squawk Box”

    June 05, 2020 -

    Click here to watch the replay of Baron Capital CEO Ron Baron’s June 9, 2020 appearance on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.”

  • Barron’s Interviews Ron Baron

    February 28, 2020 -

    Barron’s sat down with Ron Baron to get his thoughts on investing in growth companies. Ron, who is founder and CEO of Baron Capital, manages Baron Growth Fund, Baron Partners Fund, Baron Focused Growth Fund, and Baron WealthBuilder Fund. Read the article here.

  • Ron Baron on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

    February 04, 2020 -

    Click here to watch Baron Capital CEO and CIO Ron Baron discuss his outlook on stocks and the U.S. economy in his February 4 appearance on CNBC’s “Squawk Box. 

  • The Wall Street Journal Lists Baron Opportunity Fund and Baron Focused Growth Fund Among “Category Kings”

    December 13, 2018 -

    In "The Journal Report," The Wall Street Journal's monthly review of mutual funds and ETFs, Baron Opportunity Fund and Baron Focused Growth Fund ranked among top performing funds in their respective peer groups for year-to-date total returns through November 30, 2018 according to Lipper.

    Lipper Funds Category Average is not weighted and represents the straight average of annualized returns of each of the funds in the category.

  • The Wall Street Journal Ranks Baron Opportunity Fund and Baron Focused Growth Fund Among “Category Kings”

    November 06, 2018 -

    In "The Journal Report," The Wall Street Journal's monthly review of mutual funds and ETFs, Baron Opportunity Fund and Baron Focused Growth Fund ranked among top performing funds in their respective peer groups for year-to-date total returns through October 31, 2018 according to Lipper.

    Lipper Funds Category Average is not weighted and represents the straight average of annualized returns of each of the funds in the category.

  • Baron Capital Announces Co-Portfolio Managers for Baron Growth Fund, Baron Partners Fund, and Baron Focused Growth Fund

    June 28, 2018 -

    Baron Capital is pleased to announce the addition of co-portfolio managers for Baron Growth Fund, Baron Partners Fund, and Baron Focused Growth Fund, effective August 28, 2018. Neal Rosenberg, Michael Baron, and David Baron will each join Ron Baron as a co-portfolio manager for Baron Growth Fund, Baron Partners Fund, and Baron Focused Growth Fund, respectively.

  • Ron Baron Appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

    May 14, 2018 -

    Baron Capital CEO and Chief Investment Officer Ron Baron appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on May 14 to discuss his long-term outlook on stocks and the U.S. economy. Watch all segments of the interview here, here, and here.

  • Ron Baron Discusses Investment Strategy with The Wall Street Journal

    January 08, 2018 -

    In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Ron Baron talked about what makes his investment process distinctive. Read the interview at www.wsj.com (Subscription required to access).

  • David Baron appointed as Assistant Portfolio Manager

    June 30, 2017 -

    We are pleased to announce that David Baron has been appointed to the position of Assistant Portfolio Manager for Baron Focused Growth Fund. We view the role of assistant portfolio manager as a stepping stone to co-management and ultimately portfolio manager. David will also continue in his current role as research analyst. He has served as research analyst, studying leisure, gaming and entertainment, resorts and real estate businesses for thirteen years. For more information, please contact us.