Our Team

Education:

M.B.A. – INSEAD
M.A. – Columbia University (French Cultural Studies)
B.A. – University of Pennsylvania (Biology)

Nicole Kornitzer, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Nicole was with the Buffalo Funds from 2000 – 2002 then rejoined in 2004 and has 19 years of professional investment experience.

At the Buffalo Funds, Nicole works with equity portfolios, and previous focus areas have included pharmaceuticals, medical diagnostics, and biotechnology. Her current focus is on European equity securities.

Nicole received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, an M.A. from Columbia University, and an M.B.A. from INSEAD. She also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Years of Experience

Years at Buffalo Funds

FUNDS MANAGED

International Fund

Total Assets $282.65 Million  (12/31/18)
Expense Ratio 1.05%
Benchmark Morningstar Global Markets ex-US

International (Since 2009)

Recent Articles

Media coverage regarding the Portfolio Manager, Funds Managed, and the Buffalo Funds in general.

Market Sentiment vs Fundamentals

Above-average GDP growth, a robust job market, and double-digit earnings growth are some of the fundamentals that indicate current economic conditions are still fairly strong. However, the biggest threat to the economy is arguably investor confidence itself.

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“Industry Perspectives” 4Q 2018

Worries about rising interest rates, the continuing trade friction between the U.S. and China, and geopolitical tensions tempered risk appetites among investors in the 4th quarter.

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Fundamental Approach

We get to know the companies we invest in and learn how they run their business.

Top-Down & Bottom-Up

We identify Top-Down broad, secular growth trends and search for companies from the Bottom-Up.

Proprietary Philosophy

We construct our portfolios based on our own proprietary investment strategy.

Disciplined Investing

Sticking to our disciplined investment strategy ensures we maintain a consistent, balanced approach.