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    William Blair Bond I (WBFIX)

    10.48 Up 0.02(0.19%) Jul 31

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    William Blair Bond I
    William Blair Funds222 W Adams StChicago, IL 60606
    Phone: 800-742-7272
    Fund Overview 
    Category:Intermediate-Term Bond
    Fund Family:William Blair
    Net Assets:285.67M
    Year-to-Date Return:0.36%
    Morningstar Rating:4 stars
    Fund Inception Date:May 1, 2007
    Morningstar Style Box 
    Intermediate-Term Bond
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    Management Information 
    Christopher T. Vincent
    Lead Manager since May 1, 2007
    Christopher T. Vincent, a Partner of William Blair & Company, L.L.C. Mr. Vincent oversees the fixed-income team at William Blair. He joined William Blair in 2002. Previously, he was a managing director/senior portfolio manager with Zurich Scudder Investments for fourteen years. Prior to that, he was with Ralston Purina Company for five years in the Treasury department where he was responsible for fixed-income investments for the company’s benefit plans. He has the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago and the CFA Institute. Education: B.S., University of Missouri; M.B.A., Saint Louis University.
    Investment Information 
    Min Initial Investment:500,000
    Min Initial Investment, IRA:500,000
    Min Initial Investment, AIP:5,000
    Min Subsequent Investment:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, IRA:N/A
    Min Subsequent Investment, AIP:250
    WBFIX can be purchased from 55 brokerages.

    Fund Summary 
    The investment seeks to outperform the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index by maximizing total return through a combination of income and capital appreciation. The fund normally invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in bonds. It invests primarily in U.S. dollar denominated, investment grade fixed income securities. The anticipated average duration for the fund is a range within one year longer or shorter than the average duration of the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index (the "Benchmark"). The modified adjusted duration of the Benchmark was 5.26 years.

    Fund Operations 
    Last Dividend (Jun 29, 2015) : 0.04
    Last Cap Gain : 0.00
    Annual Holdings Turnover (Jul 29, 2015) : 35.00%
    Average for Category:157.08%
    Fees & Expenses 
    ExpenseWBFIXCategory Avg
    Annual Report Expense Ratio (net):0.50%0.84%
    Prospectus Net Expense Ratio:0.50%N/A
    Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio:0.60%N/A
    Max 12b1 Fee:N/AN/A
    Max Front End Sales Load:N/A4.04%
    Max Deferred Sales Load: N/A1.97%
    3 Yr Expense Projection*:182375
    5 Yr Expense Projection*:325600
    10 Yr Expense Projection*:7401,232
    * Per $10,000 invested