WBVDX - William Blair Small Cap Value Fund Class N

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William Blair Small Cap Value Fund Class N

William Blair Funds

222 W Adams St

Chicago, IL 60606

Management Information
Chad M. Kilmer,Lead Manager since April 30, 2006
Chad Kilmera, Partner with William Blair Investment Management, LLC, is a portfolio manager on William Blair’s Small, Small-Mid, and Mid Cap Value strategies. He joined William Blair in his current role in 2006. Previously, Chad spent two years at U.S. Bancorp Asset Management, where he was most recently lead portfolio manager of the First American Small Cap Value Fund. Before that, he was an analyst with the Small Cap Value product at Gabelli Woodland Partners, a subsidiary of Gabelli Asset Management, for three years. Chad is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Chicago. Education: B.S.B., Accounting, University of Minnesota; M.B.A., finance emphasis, Yale University School of Management.
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Fund Overview

CategorySmall Blend
Fund FamilyWilliam Blair
Net Assets437.63M
YTD Return9.18%
Morningstar Rating★★
Inception DateDec 22, 1996

Fund Operations

Last Dividend0.00
Last Cap Gain0.00
Holdings Turnover56.00%
Average for CategoryN/A

Fees & Expenses

ExpenseWBVDXCategory Average
Annual Report Expense Ratio (net)1.50%1.14%
Prospectus Net Expense Ratio1.50%N/A
Prospectus Gross Expense Ratio1.56%N/A
Max 12b1 Fee0.25%N/A
Max Front End Sales LoadN/A5.24%
Max Deferred Sales LoadN/A1.28%
3 Yr Expense Projection487N/A
5 Yr Expense Projection844N/A
10 Yr Expense Projection1,851N/A