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The viewpoints and opinions of the CNBC interviewer and Mr. Bettinger are not necessarily those of Baron Capital Inc., although the information has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Baron Capital does not guarantee its accuracy, completeness or fairness. Opinions and estimates are subject to change without notice.

The discussion of market trends and companies are not intended as advice to any person regarding the advisability of investing in any particular security. Some of our comments are based on current management expectations and are considered “forward-looking statements.” Actual future results, however, may prove to be different from our expectations. Our views are a reflection of our best judgment at the time of the publication and are subject to change any time based on market and other conditions, and we have no obligation to update them.

You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the Fund carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contain this and other information about the Fund and can be obtained from the Fund's distributor, Baron Capital, Inc., by calling 1-800-99BARON or visiting www.BaronFunds.com. Please read them carefully before investing.

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

Portfolio holdings are subject to change. Current and future portfolio holdings are subject to risk.

Portfolio holdings as a percentage of net assets as of September 30, 2017 for securities mentioned are as follows: The Charles Schwab Corp. - Baron Asset Fund (3.5%), Baron Opportunity Fund (1.9%), Baron Partners Fund (5.1%*), Baron Fifth Avenue Growth Fund (2.8%).

* % of Long Positions