2016 Year-End Dividends and Capital Gains Distributions for William Blair Funds


William Blair & Company, L.L.C., distributor to the William Blair Funds, announces year-end dividends and capital gain distributions for the Funds. Distributions will be paid to shareholders of record as of Wednesday, December 14, 2016 . The record date, ex-dividend and reinvestment date, and the payment date are as follows:


Record Date: December 14, 2016
Ex-Dividend and Reinvestment Date: December 15, 2016
Payable Date: December 16, 2016

2016 Distributions - Class I and N shares

 

For the William Blair Income Fund, the William Blair Bond Fund, and the William Blair Low Duration Fund, the Fund's 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.

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.


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.

2015 Treasury Obligation Information for Bond, Income, Low Duration, Ready Reserves, and Macro Allocation Funds

Historical Year-End Dividends and Distributions


2015 Year-End Distributions and Dividends
2014 Year-End Distributions and Dividends
2013 Year-End Distributions and Dividends
2012 Year-End Distributions and Dividends


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