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  • Investor's Business Daily Highlights Baron Discovery Fund

    9/10/2018

    In the September 10 edition of "Best Mutual Funds Special Report 2018," Investor's Business Daily highlighted Baron Discovery Fund, quoting Randy Gwirtzman and Laird Bieger and discussing some of their stock picks. To read the full article, visit www.investors.com.

  • Baron Opportunity Fund and Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund Named 'Category Kings' by The Wall Street Journal

    9/10/2018

    In its September edition of "The Journal Report," The Wall Street Journal's monthly review of mutual funds and ETFs, Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund and Baron Opportunity Fund ranked among the top performing funds in their respective peer groups for year-to-date total return through August 31, according to Lipper. To view the full list of “Category Kings,” visit www.wsj.com.

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

  • Barron's Interviews Mike Lippert on Baron Opportunity Fund

    Portfolio Manager Mike Lippert talks about reaping the rewards of innovation in a profile of Baron Opportunity Fund, published by Barron’s magazine. Read the full article at www.barrons.com. (Subscription required to access).

  • Ashim Mehra Appears on CNBC's "Closing Bell"

    On Thursday, August 30th, Vice President & Portfolio Manager Ashim Mehra appeared on CNBC's "Closing Bell" program to discuss his outlook on Amazon, as well as risks to the company's growth. You can view the full segment at www.cnbc.com.

    Portfolio holdings as a percentage of net assets as of June 30, 2018 for securities mentioned are as follows: Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) – Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund, 16.2%; Baron Atlas Fund, 13.8%; Baron Opportunity Fund, 6.1%; Baron Global Advantage Fund, 4.9%; Baron Partners Fund, 1.8%

  • Litman Gregory Features Baron International Growth Fund and Baron Emerging Markets Fund

    Litman Gregory's AdvisorIntelligence published a fund update on Baron Emerging Markets Fund and Baron International Growth Fund discussing Portfolio Manager Michael Kass' investment themes and long-term outlook.

  • Randy Gwirtzman Appears on CNBC’s "Worldwide Exchange"

    On August 20, 2018, Baron Discovery Fund Portfolio Manager Randy Gwirtzman appeared on CNBC’s “Worldwide Exchange” program featuring "America's top-performing fund managers." Gwirtzman discussed his investment strategy, several of Baron Discovery Fund’s holdings, and his outlook on capital markets. View the full interview, "Small-cap Fund Manager Posting Big Returns,” at www.cnbc.com.

  • Financial Advisor Profiles Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund

    7/2/2018

    Financial Advisor magazine sat down with Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund Portfolio Manager Alex Umansky to discuss his investment approach focused on a concentrated portfolio of scalable platform businesses, buying opportunities during market volatility, and risk management, among other topics. Read the article, “The Art of High Conviction Investing,” here.

  • Baron Capital announces co-portfolio managers for Baron Growth Fund, Baron Partners Fund, and Baron Focused Growth Fund

    6/29/2018

    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.

  • Mike Lippert Appears on CNBC's "Squawk Box"

    6/27/2018

    Baron Opportunity Fund Portfolio Manager Mike Lippert appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" program on June 27th, 2018 to discuss long-term trends in growth equity markets and the ongoing digitization movement. View his interview at www.cnbc.com.

  • Barron's Features Neal Rosenberg's Commentary on Investing in AI

    6/13/2018

    On June 11, 2018, as part of its 'Focus on Funds' column, Barron's featured commentary from Neal Rosenberg, Assistant Portfolio Manager of Baron Growth Fund. In the article, "Investing in AI? 3 Picks Beyond FAANGs," Neal discusses how Baron is applying its approach to growth investing to the burgeoning AI sector. Read the full feature at www.barrons.com.