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Todd McClone, CFA, Partner

Portfolio Manager

Todd McClone, CFA, partner, is a portfolio manager for William Blair’s emerging markets strategies. Before joining the firm in 2000, he was a senior research analyst specializing in international equity for Strong Capital Management. Previously, he was a corporate finance research analyst with Piper Jaffray, where he worked with the corporate banking financials team on a variety of transactions, including initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and subordinated debt offerings. He also issued fairness opinions and conducted private company valuations. Todd received a B.B.A. and B.A. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Opportunities in EM Stocks Emerge

Opportunities in EM Stocks Emerge

Emerging markets (EM) equities have not been immune to the pandemic’s global economic shock, suffering along with other risk assets. Yet some EMs have fared better than others—and we see signs that there may be opportunities emerging. Disparities in EM Returns as of...

No Bogeyman in China

No Bogeyman in China

China presents numerous opportunities for investors, but some are concerned about its debt, its property market, its old-economy companies, and the possibility of devaluation. Is the bogeyman about to jump out from under the bed? Debt? One popular concern about China...

China: The 800-Pound Gorilla

China: The 800-Pound Gorilla

It may have been a strategic mistake for the Trump administration to walk away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), because it damages U.S. influence in the region and allows China to fill the void. The door is now open for China to become the 800-pound gorilla...

Demographics and Flows Fuel India

Demographics and Flows Fuel India

Despite near term pressures on India’s equity market from rising oil prices, rising bond yields, and U.S. dollar strength, I believe India has one of the best long-term growth trajectories among emerging markets. Compelling Demographics One reason is that India has...

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