Important Information for Non-US Investors


About Ariel

Ariel Investments, LLC (“Ariel”), a Delaware limited liability company, is a federally registered investment adviser regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ariel is a money management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, and has offices in New York, New York, and Sydney, NSW, Australia. Ariel offers investment strategies that seek long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities. Ariel utilizes a bottom-up, fundamental analysis to select quality company stocks. Taking a long-term view and applying independent thinking to investment decisions, Ariel spans the market cap spectrum from micro to large and covers the globe with international and global offerings.


About Ariel Products

The Ariel-managed mutual funds are not available to non-US investors. Ariel-managed separate account products are available to certain non-US investors. See country specific disclosures applicable to Ariel’s separate account products below.


Country-Specific Disclosures

Australia Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC (ARBN 605 418 120, a Delaware limited liability company) is a money management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Ariel Investments, LLC is regulated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission under US laws, which differ from Australian laws. Ariel Investments, LLC is exempt from the requirement to hold an Australian Financial Services licence.


Japan Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC is not registered as an Investment Business Operator and may not enter into a discretionary investment management agreement with any customers.


Korea Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC is currently not licensed under the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act of Korea as a cross-border discretionary investment management company.


New Zealand Investors

The separately managed account products are managed by Ariel Investments, LLC and only may be available to wholesale investors within the meaning of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013. This includes:

  1. Selected institutional clients whose primary business is the investment of money, or
  2. Persons who meet the prescribed investment activity criteria or who exceed certain prescribed asset and turnover thresholds, or
  3. A person who has completed a prescribed certificate attesting as to their experience in buying or selling investment products.
This is not a product disclosure statement under New Zealand Law and does not constitute a regulated offer under the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013.


Singapore Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC is not currently licensed to enter into contracts with investors in Singapore.


United Kingdom Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC (Australia Registered Body Number (ARBN) 605 418 120, a Delaware limited liability company) is a money management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Ariel Investments, LLC is regulated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission under US laws and does not carry on discretionary management activities in the UK. It is not authorised or regulated to conduct investment business in the United Kingdom and its services will not be covered by the UK Financial Services Compensation Scheme or UK Financial Ombudsman Scheme. This website is not intended for UK investors other than those who may lawfully receive it in accordance with the provisions of Section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act and the Financial Services and Markets Act (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 without its contents being approved by a UK authorised person.


Taiwan Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC is not currently licensed in Taiwan. Any solicitation is meant only for the addressee to whom it was directly delivered and should not be further distributed.


Middle East Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, is a money management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, with offices in New York and Sydney. Ariel Investments, LLC is a federally registered investment adviser regulated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission under US laws.


Brunei Investors

Ariel Investments, LLC is not currently licensed in Brunei. Any solicitation is meant only for the addressee to whom it was directly delivered and should not be further distributed.


Hong Kong Investors

Any solicitation is meant only for the addressee to whom it was directly delivered and should not be further distributed.



Past performance does not guarantee future results. © Ariel Investments, LLC. The mutual funds offered by Ariel Investment Trust are distributed by Ariel Distributors, LLC. Use of this website is subject to our Terms & Conditions of use. The Ariel mutual funds referred to in this site may be offered only to persons in the United States. This web site should not be considered a solicitation or offering of any investment products, funds or services to investors outside the United States.

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