Heart Bleed Virus

Thank you for your investment in  Baron Funds. If you hold your shares directly with us your account is not in any danger from the heartbleed bug. Our transfer agent, DST, does not use OpenSSL in any of its client facing Internet applications, including those used by shareholders.  As a result, our client facing Internet applications are not impacted by this bug. If you hold your shares through another financial institution, please contact that organization for information about its Internet security.