Dividends & Capital Gain Distributions

    2014 Year-End Dividends and Distributions for William Blair Funds


    William Blair & Company, LLC, distributor to the William Blair Funds, announces year-end dividends and distributions for the Funds. Distributions will be paid to shareholders of record as of Wednesday, December 17, 2014. The record date, ex-dividend date, and the payment date are as follows:

    Record Date: December 17, 2014
    Ex-Dividend and Reinvestment Date: December 18, 2014
    Payable Date: December 19, 2014

    2014 Dividends & Distributions - Class I and N shares

    Interim distributions may be made if the Board of Trustees believes it is necessary, and the Funds may vary these dividend practices at any time.


    2014 Dividends and Distributions for William Blair Directional Multialternative Fund


    William Blair & Company, LLC, distributor to the William Blair Directional Multialternative Fund, announces  year-end dividends and distributions for the Fund. Distributions will be paid to shareholders of record as of Friday, December 26, 2014. The record date, ex-dividend date, and the payment date are as follows:

    Record Date: December 26, 2014
    Ex-Dividend and Reinvestment Date: December 29, 2014
    Payable Date: December 29, 2014

    2014 Directional Multialternative Fund Dividends and Distributions - Class I and Class N shares




    Fixed Income Fund Distributions




    William Blair’s Fixed Income Funds’ net investment income will be declared at the close of a regular trading day on the New York Stock Exchange, which is generally 3:00 p.m., Central Time, on each day that the Fund is open for business as a dividend to shareholders who were of record prior to the declaration. Dividends will be paid to shareholders monthly.

    2014 Treasury Obligation Information for Bond, Income, Low Duration, Ready Reserves and Macro Allocation Funds

    Historical Year-End Dividends and Distributions



    2013 Year-End Distributions and Dividends
    2012 Year-End Distributions and Dividends

    2011 Year-End Distributions and Dividends


    Please consult your tax advisor for information specific to your situation.