11 August 2021

Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Artisan Partners is pleased to announce the Artisan Credit Opportunities Strategy, managed by Bryan Krug and the Artisan Partners Credit Team, has been shortlisted as part of the 2021 Hedgeweek Americas Awards. The annual awards recognize "excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers in the Americas across a wide range of categories."

Artisan Partners was named one of two finalist managers in the credit hedge fund (up to $500m) category. The finalists were objectively selected based on data provided by Bloomberg that analyzed annualized performance by Americas-based hedge funds in their respective categories over the 12-month period ended 31 May 2021. The winners will be selected by vote of Hedgeweek readers and announced in New York on 21 October 2021.

"This acknowledgement reflects the strong leadership provided by Bryan Krug, as well as the consistency of the Credit team’s investment process," said Artisan Partners CEO Eric Colson. "We congratulate Bryan and team on this recognition."

About Hedgeweek Americas Awards
The 2021 Hedgeweek Americas Awards are hosted by Hedgeweek — with fund manager data being provided in partnership with Bloomberg — recognize and honor excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers in the Americas. Manager category shortlists are selected on the basis of annualized performance by Americas-based hedge funds in their respective categories over a 12-month period from 1 June 2020 to 31 May 2021, based on data provided by Bloomberg. Hedgeweek Americas Award winners are based on an online poll of the entire Hedgeweek readership, including institutional and high net worth investors as well as managers and other industry professionals at fund administrators, prime brokers, custodians and advisers, who are invited to elect a 'best in class' among the shortlisted firms in each category.

Past performance does not guarantee and is not a reliable indicator of future results.

Fixed income securities carry interest rate risk and credit risk for both the issuer and counterparty and investors may lose principal value. In general, when interest rates rise, fixed income values fall. High income securities (junk bonds) are speculative, experience greater price volatility and have a higher degree of credit and liquidity risk than bonds with a higher credit rating.

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (APLP) is an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Artisan Partners UK LLP (APUK) is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is a registered investment adviser with the SEC. APEL Financial Distribution Services Limited (AP Europe) is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. APLP, APUK and AP Europe are collectively, with their parent company and affiliates, referred to as Artisan Partners herein.

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