This Terms and Conditions of Use Agreement ("Agreement") states the terms and conditions under which you may use this website. Please read the Agreement carefully. By accessing, browsing and/or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be legally bound by the Agreement.

Your use of this website is governed by the version of the Agreement in effect on the date you access this website. We reserve the right to modify, add or remove any portion of the website or this Agreement at any time, without notice. We suggest you check periodically for changes. If you access or use the website after any modification to the Agreement has been posted, you will be deemed to have agreed to the modified Agreement. We reserve the right to monitor the use of the website.


Nothing on this website should be construed as an offer or recommendation by Artisan Partners Limited Partnership or any of its affiliated entities (collectively, "Artisan") of securities or services to, or a solicitation by Artisan of an offer to buy securities or services from, any person residing in a jurisdiction outside the United States in which such an offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the applicable laws and regulations. Information on this website is intended only for United States citizens and residents. Nothing contained on this website constitutes investment, legal, tax, regulatory or other advice, nor should be relied upon in making an investment or other decision. If you base a decision on information contained on this website, you will be solely responsible for that decision. You should obtain relevant and specific professional advice before making any investment decision.

All information and contents of this website are furnished "as is" and Artisan disclaims, to the fullest extent of the law, any implied or express warranty of any kind, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Although Artisan intends the information contained in this website to be accurate and reliable, errors sometimes occur. Artisan does not warrant that the information to be free of errors, that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected or that the site and servers are free from viruses or other harmful components.

Reference to a fund or security anywhere on this website is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold that or any other security.

If you live in a state that does not allow disclaimers of implied warranties, our disclaimer may not apply to you.

You agree that you are responsible for the means you use to access the website and understand that your hardware, software, the Internet, your Internet Service Provider, and other third parties involved in connecting you to our website may not perform as intended or desired. We also disclaim responsibility for damages third parties may cause to you through the use of this website, whether intentional or unintentional. For example, you understand that hackers could breach our security procedures, and that we will not be responsible for any related damages.

Trademarks, Copyrights and Other Intellectual Property

The content contained on this website is owned or licensed by Artisan and its third-party information providers and is protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and/or other intellectual property rights. Such content is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Accordingly, you may not copy, distribute, modify, post, frame or deep link this website, including any text, graphics, video, audio, software code, user interface design or logos. You may download material displayed on this website for your personal use provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost, or use the content of this website for public or commercial purposes, including all text, images, audio, and video, without our written permission. Contact us for additional information. Modification or use of the materials for any other purpose violates our intellectual property rights.

All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos displayed on this website are proprietary to Artisan or their respective owners. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this website without the written permission of Artisan or such other third party that may own the trademark displayed on this website. Your use of the trademarks displayed on this website, except as provided herein, is strictly prohibited.

The use of the images displayed on this website by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, and the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications, as well as other laws and regulations. If you download any information from this website, you agree that you will not copy it or remove or obscure any copyright or other notices or legends contained in any such information.

Third Party Content

We may establish links between this website and one or more websites operated by third parties. We have no control over any such other websites, the contents therein or the products/services offered. The existence of any such links shall not constitute an endorsement of or representation or warranty by Artisan regarding such websites, the contents of the websites, the products or services offered on the websites or the operators of the websites or a guarantee of their accuracy, timeliness, completeness or usefulness. Your access to and use of such linked websites is governed by the terms of use and privacy policies of those sites, and shall be at your own risk. We disclaim responsibility for the privacy policies and customer information practices of third-party websites hyperlinked from our website.

Links To Artisan Website From Other Websites

Individuals may, for personal use only, bookmark or point to any page within this website. Other users may link only to Artisan's home page and, in doing so, must deliver our home page address Linking in any other way is prohibited without express written consent.

Access to any Artisan website does not authorize you to use any of our names, logos, trademarks or copyrighted material, and you agree not to do so without our express written consent. Contact us for additional information.

Electronic Transmissions To and From This Website

Electronic communications can be intercepted by third parties and, accordingly, electronic transmissions to and from this website may not be secure. Any communications that you email or otherwise transmit to us through the website will be treated by us as non-confidential and nonproprietary.

Privacy Policy

We do not collect any personal information from anyone who is merely visiting or browsing our website. However, personal information may be obtained from visitors who choose to send us e-mail messages with inquiries regarding Artisan and its products and services.

Presently, our website uses cookies to facilitate easier navigation within the site and provide a higher level of convenience for the visitor. Your internet browser is likely to accept cookies by default, but you can set your browser to reject cookies and delete them from your system at any time. The cookies used by Artisan do not retrieve any information from the visitor's personal computer.

As part of our business, we may collect non-public personal information about Artisan's clients. We generally have an obligation to maintain the confidentiality of that information pursuant to regulatory requirements and have a privacy policy in place that describes our information collection and sharing practices and the measures we take to preserve the privacy and security of such non-public information. Please note that you are not deemed to be our client for purposes of the privacy policy merely by accessing and/or browsing this website.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law

Unless otherwise specified, Artisan operates this site from our offices within the state of Wisconsin, United States of America. We do not claim that materials in this site are appropriate or available for use in locations other than Wisconsin. If you choose to access this site from other locations, you do so on your own initiative, and you are responsible for compliance with any local laws.

The laws of the State of Wisconsin govern these terms, without reference to conflict of law principles. If you take legal action relating to these terms, you agree to jurisdiction only in the Circuit Court of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and you consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

Limitation of Liability

Artisan and its officers, directors, partners, employees and agents will not be liable to you or anyone else under any circumstances for damages of any kind, including but not limited to direct, consequential, incidental, punitive, special or indirect damages (including without limitation lost profits, trading losses or damages that result from use or loss of use of this website), even if Artisan has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising from or relating to (i) any actions or investment decisions taken by you based on the information you obtained using this website; (ii) any amendment, modification, suspension or discontinuance of the website or any products or services offered through the website; (iii) the use or attempted use of this website or another linked website; or (iv) electronic transmissions, including e-mails, to and from this website.

If you live in a state that does not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, some or all of these limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

In no event shall Artisan's total liability to you for damages, losses, and causes of action, whether arising in contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing this website.

Prohibited Uses

Except as otherwise stated in this Agreement or as expressly authorized by Artisan in writing, you may not: (i) use this website to send or upload any material containing software, viruses or other codes, programs or files designed to interrupt, destroy, damage or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware, server or telecommunications equipment or in any other manner that would interfere with or disrupt the website; (ii) use this website in any manner that would interfere with another party's use of the website; (iii) include the term "Artisan Partners Limited Partnership" or "Artisan" or any Artisan trademark or employee's name, or any variation of the foregoing, as a meta-tag, hidden textual element;(iv) use any robot, spider, intelligent agent, other automatic device, or manual process to search, monitor or copy this website or the reports, data, information, content, software, products, services or other materials on, generated by or obtained from this website, whether through links or otherwise (collectively, "Materials"), provided that generally available third-party web browsers may be used without Artisan's written permission; (v) use this website or the Materials in any manner that could create an impression of affiliation, sponsorship or endorsement by Artisan; or (vi) use the website in a manner that would constitute violation of any applicable laws or regulations.


Artisan may terminate or limit your access to the website for any reason, without prior notice.


No waiver by Artisan of any right under or term or provision of this Agreement will be deemed a waiver of any other right, term or provision of this Agreement at the time of such waiver or a waiver of that or any other right, term or provision of this Agreement at any other time.

Integration and Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable from this Agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.


Headings are inserted for convenience of reference only and do not constitute a part of the terms and conditions of use.