(Bloomberg) -- The Hotchkis & Wiley Small Cap Value Fund has returned 35 % a year since the bull market began in 2009, the top-performing U.S. stock fund during the period.

Never heard of James Miles and David Green, the fund’s managers? That’s no surprise. They’re part of a group whose visibility is diminishing fast: famous stock pickers.

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