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William Blair & Company

Mr. John McLaughlin
222 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60606
(312) 364 8194
Fax (312) 264-0141
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William Blair & Company, L.L.C. is a Chicago-based, 100% active employee-owned investment firm founded by William McCormick Blair in 1935. The firm has always been conservatively managed; it has a strong balance sheet with no third-party debt and all equity comes from the capital investment of the 170 partner-owners. Our Investment Management group offers strategies across equities, fixed income, multi-asset and alternatives organized by geographies, market capitalizations and styles. The group oversees $46.9 billion in assets (as of 3/31/2012), a majority of which are entrusted by clients from financial institutions and institutional plan sponsors including corporations, endowments & foundations, public entities, and Taft-Hartley plans.

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