MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2015--
Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (NYSE: APAM) today announced that
its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.60 per
share of Class A common stock. The dividend will be paid on August 31,
2015, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August
17, 2015. Based on Artisan’s projections and subject to change, the
company expects some portion of its 2015 dividend payments to constitute
a return of capital for tax purposes.
Artisan also announced that its board of directors has appointed Eric R.
Colson to the position of Chairman of the Board, effective August 1,
2015. Mr. Colson will continue to serve as Artisan’s Chief Executive
Officer, a position he has held since January of 2010. Andrew A.
Ziegler, who co-founded the firm in 1994, will remain on the board as
Lead Director. The board believes that the appointment of Mr. Colson as
Chairman is a natural next step in the firm’s long-term succession
About Artisan Partners
Artisan Partners is a global investment management firm that provides a
broad range of high value-added investment strategies in growing asset
classes to sophisticated clients around the world. Since 1994, the firm
has been committed to attracting experienced, disciplined investment
professionals to manage client assets. Artisan Partners’ autonomous
investment teams oversee a diverse range of investment strategies across
multiple asset classes. Strategies are offered through various
investment vehicles to accommodate a broad range of client mandates.
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