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Bernard Horn

author Image Bernard R. Horn is president and portfolio manager of Polaris Capital Management, LLC, a Boston-based global and international value equity firm that manages approximately $3 billion in four U.S-domiciled mutual funds, non-U.S. pooled funds, pension plans, endowment funds and institutional and individual accounts (www.polariscapital.com).


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Area of Expertise: global and international investing

Website: www.polariscapital.com

E-Mail: info@polariscapital.com

Biography:
Bernard R. Horn Jr., is founder, president and portfolio manager of Polaris Capital Management, LLC, a leading Boston-based global and international value equity firm. Known as a forerunner in global and international investing, Mr. Horn has been profiled in SmartMoney Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other national publications. He has appeared on PBS’ Nightly Business Report, CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg TV to discuss global market trends.

Mr. Horn has been an investment officer for MDT Advisers, Inc., and a vice president and portfolio manager for Freedom Capital Management Corporation, and he was the principal and founder of Horn & Company, an investment counseling firm that specialized in global portfolio management for individuals, trusts, and tax-qualified accounts. In July 1989, he formed the Global Value Limited Partnership (predecessor to Polaris Global Value Fund). The Thrift Investors Limited Partnership was formed in 1986. Mr. Horn was responsible for the formation, fund raising, administration, marketing, and management of both funds.

Mr. Horn is a graduate of Northeastern University (1978) with a B.S. in business administration and holds a M.S. in management from the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management at MIT (1980).

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  1. International Diversification: Why It Still Makes Sense image

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    International Diversification: Why It Still Makes Sense

    History shows that international stocks provide diversification benefits over the long term, even though correlations become close during times of crisis.

    December 2010 | Journal