News & Commentary

Harbor Capital Advisors' Parent Company Sold
July 01, 2013

On July 1, 2013, ORIX Corporation completed its acquisition of 90% plus one share of the outstanding shares of Robeco, Harbor Capital Advisors' parent company, from Rabobank. Rabobank has retained a 10% less one share interest in Robeco. Harbor Capital remains an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Robeco.

ORIX is a global leasing and financial services company, based in Japan. ORIX shares trade publicly on the New York, Tokyo and Osaka Stock Exchanges.

This transaction is not expected to have any effect on Harbor Capital Advisors or Harbor Funds. Harbor Capital Advisors has been owned by Robeco for over twelve years. During Robeco's ownership, Harbor Capital Advisors has operated as an independent subsidiary of Robeco and will continue to do so. ORIX and Robeco have indicated that they expect Harbor Capital Advisors to continue to operate without any changes in governance, people or business activities. Harbor Capital Advisors will continue its focus on acting in the best interests of Harbor Funds shareholders.

If you have any questions about the purchase of Robeco by ORIX, please contact one of our Shareholder Services Representatives at 800-422-1050, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Thank you for your interest in Harbor Funds.