Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering

  Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering

Business Wire

MILWAUKEE -- March 6, 2013

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (the “Company”) announced today the
pricing of its initial public offering of 11,054,156 shares of Class A common
stock at a price to the public of $30.00 per share. The Company has granted
the underwriters an option to purchase up to 1,658,123 additional shares at
the initial public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions.
The Company’s Class A common stock is expected to begin trading on the New
York Stock Exchange under the symbol “APAM” on March 7, 2013. The offering is
expected to close on March 12, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (“Artisan Partners”), the Company’s
primary operating entity upon completion of the initial public offering, is an
independent investment management firm focused on providing high value-added,
active investment strategies to sophisticated clients globally. Artisan
Partners has five autonomous investment teams that oversee twelve distinct
U.S., non-U.S. and global investment strategies. Each strategy is offered
through multiple investment vehicles, including Artisan Partners Funds, Inc.,
to accommodate a broad range of client mandates. As of February 15, 2013,
Artisan Partners had approximately $79.5 billion in assets under management.

A registration statement relating to the Company’s Class A common stock has
been filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange
Commission. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies
of the final prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be
obtained from Citigroup Global Markets, Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial
Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone:
800.831.9146, email: batprospectusdept@citi.com; or Goldman, Sachs & Co.,
Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone:
866.471.2526, facsimile: 212.902.9316, email: prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any
state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws
of such state or jurisdiction.

Contact:

Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc.
Investor Relations Inquiries:
Makela Taphorn
866.632.1770
ir@artisanpartners.com
or
Press Inquiries:
Bob Batchelor
866.642.1770
pr@artisanpartners.com