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  • Kiplinger Recommends Baron Emerging Markets Fund

    November 07, 2017 -

    The cover story of the December issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance ("3 Best International Mutual Funds to Play the Global Economic Recovery") recommended Baron Emerging Markets Fund for investors looking for exposure to international and/or emerging markets. Read the article at www.kiplinger.com. (Subcription required to access).

  • InvestorPlace Includes Baron Emerging Markets Fund Among the Best Actively Managed Mutual Funds

    October 03, 2017 -

    In its Quarterly Review & Outlook published on October 2, 2017, InvestorPlace named Baron Emerging Markets Fund one of the five best funds to consider right now. The article highlights portfolio manager Michael Kass’ focus on “top-quality companies in China, such as BABA and Tencent Holdings Ltd.” Read it (“5 Best Actively Managed Mutual Funds for Q4: As markets become more volatile, there are advantages to having funds with top-notch money managers”) at www.investorplace.com.

  • Morningstar's Fund Spy: Baron Emerging Markets Fund Among June Medalists

    July 10, 2017 -

    Morningstar’s Fund Spy awarded Baron Emerging Markets Fund a bronze medal in its June fund ratings. It highlighted the strong results, below-average expenses, and conservative investing approach of the Fund, which is managed by portfolio manager Michael Kass.

  • Michael Kass quoted in Kiplinger

    May 30, 2017 -

    "We're in the middle innings of a notable earnings recovery across virtually all emerging markets," says Michael Kass, manager of the $3.3 billion Baron Emerging Markets Fund. Kass favors high-quality, fast-growing companies and finds India "an especially promising hunting ground.” Read the full story at www.kiplinger.com. (Subscription required to access).

  • Michael Kass quoted in Fortune

    May 18, 2017 -

    Argentina's state-owned energy producer, YPF, whose stock is also listed in the U.S., is finally offering foreign companies and investors more inviting terms to help it develop its shale reserves. "Until six months ago, nobody...could look at YPF and ascribe any real value to those reserves because the country was a pariah," says Michael Kass, manager of the $3.3 billion Baron Emerging Markets Fund. The recent moves, he says, could start a "virtuous cycle" of other reforms in Argentina. Read the full story at www.fortune.com.

  • Kyuhey August appointed as Assistant Portfolio Manager

    March 31, 2017 -

    We are pleased to announce that Kyuhey August has been appointed to the position of Assistant Portfolio Manager for Baron International Growth Fund. In addition to a broader role in the research and management of the strategy, Kyuhey will take a meaningful role in developing and communicating a differentiated marketing story. Kyuhey will also continue in her current role as analyst. For more information, please contact us.

  • Morningstar Profile | Michael Kass

    March 09, 2017 -

    Michael Kass, portfolio manager of Baron Emerging Markets Fund and Baron International Growth Fund, featured in the February/March 2017 issue of Morningstar magazine discussing the Baron approach to growth investing farther afield.

  • Baron Emerging Markets Fund Recommended by Kiplinger

    February 22, 2017 -

    In Kiplinger's recent StockWatch update, "How Nervous Investors Should Play the Trump Rally," senior editor Anne Kates Smith mentions Baron Emerging Markets Fund as one of two "foreign funds worth exploring." Read the article at www.kiplinger.com (Subscription required to access).

  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine Recommends Baron Emerging Markets Fund

    January 05, 2017 -

    In his "Opening Shot" commentary in the February 2017 issue of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine, James Glassman recommends Baron Emerging Markets Fund. ("A Surprise Boost for Emerging Markets: Trump's election has provided emerging markets with an unexpected benefit: a stronger dollar, which makes foreign goods even cheaper here.") Read the article at www.kiplinger.com. (Subscription required to access).

  • Kiplinger recommends Baron Emerging Markets Fund in "Where to Invest in 2017"

    November 15, 2016 -

    "The long-term growth opportunity is intact, but the new administration will have an impact on emerging-markets stocks and currencies in what could be a more contentious environment for trade policy." Patient investors can invest through Kip 25 member Baron Emerging Markets Fund. Read the article at www.kiplinger.com. (Subscription required to access).

  • Emerging Markets Roundtable: Where to Invest Now

    November 05, 2016 -

    Barron’s recently convened four veteran emerging market managers – including Michael Kass, Portfolio Manager of Baron Emerging Markets Fund and Baron International Growth Fund – to solicit their views on whether this year’s rally is the start of a new bull market or a prelude to a correction. Learn more about where they are investing today.