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Neither Hanseatic nor any affiliate entities, agents, employees, or subcontractors shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, including lost profits (even if we are advised of the possibility) arising in any way from the information contained in this website or any information transmitted via this website. Hanseatic is not liable for any damages or losses that may be caused to any equipment and other software due to any viruses, defects or malfunctions in connection with access or use of this website.

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Performance

Hanseatic Management Services, Inc. is an independent registered investment adviser. For informational purposes only. This is not a solicitation. Past results are not necessarily indicative of future results and no representation is made that a client will or is likely to achieve results similar to those shown. Hanseatic Management Services, Inc. claims compliance with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®). A GIPS® compliant presentation and/or a list of composite descriptions are available upon request by contacting Amy Stangel/CCO at .

Different types of investments involve varying degrees of risk, and there can be no assurance that any specific investment will either be suitable or profitable for a client’s investment portfolio. No client or prospective client should assume that any information presented and/or made available on this website serves as the receipt of, or a substitute for, personalized individual advice from the adviser or any other investment professional.

Hanseatic has been independently verified by Ashland Partners and Company LLP for the periods January 1, 2002 through June 30, 2016. Performance includes the reinvestment of all income and is annualized for periods greater than one year. The U.S. Dollar is the currency used to express performance.

The Large Cap Institutional Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the Large Cap Institutional strategy. The strategy seeks long-term growth of capital. The strategy typically invests in large capitalization stocks that have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic quantitative analytic for identifying strong market performers. The strategy will be at least 95% invested in equities at all times. On May 31, 2014 the composite name was changed to Large Cap Institutional Equity. Prior to May 31, 2014 the composite was known as the Large Cap Equity. The benchmarks for the composite are the Russell 1000® Growth Index and the S&P 500® Total Return Index.

The All Cap Growth Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the All Cap Growth strategy. The strategy seeks long-term growth of capital. The strategy typically invests in small, mid and large capitalization stocks that have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic quantitative analytic for identifying strong market performers. The strategy may comprise companies of any size, from large, well-established firms to small, emerging growth franchises. The benchmark for the composite is the Russell 3000® Growth Index. On May 31, 2014 the composite name was changed to Mid Cap Equity to reflect the primary capitalization focus of the strategy and the benchmark was changed to the S&P 400® Total Return benchmark for a more suitable comparison. Prior to May 31, 2014 the composite was known as All Cap Equity. On October 1, 2014 the composite name was changed to the All Cap Growth Equity to more accurately reflect the growth companies sought by the strategy and the benchmark was changed to the Russell 3000 Growth benchmark for a more suitable comparison. Prior to October 1, 2014, the composite was known as the Mid Cap Equity. In GIPS compliant presentations shown between May 31, 2014 and October 1, 2014, the composite description was misstated.

The Mid Cap Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the Mid Cap strategy. The strategy seeks long-term growth of capital. The strategy typically invests in medium capitalization stocks, between $2 and $10 billion, which have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic quantitative analytic for identifying strong market performers. The benchmark for the composite is the Russell Midcap® Growth Index. On April 1, 2015 the benchmark was changed to the Russell Midcap® Growth Index to provide a more suitable comparison. The S&P 400® Total Return was shown in presentations prior to April 1, 2015.

The SMID Cap Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the SMID Cap strategy. The strategy seeks long-term growth of capital. The strategy typically invests in small and medium capitalization stocks which have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic quantitative analytic for identifying strong market performers. The benchmark for the composite is the Russell 2500™ Growth Index.

The Small Cap Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the Small Cap strategy. The strategy seeks long-term growth of capital. The strategy typically invests in small capitalization stocks which have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic quantitative analytic for identifying strong market performers. The benchmark for the composite is the Russell 2000® Growth Index.

The Americas Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the Americas strategy. The strategy seeks long-term growth of capital. The strategy typically invests in small, mid and large capitalization stocks that have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic math-based analytic for identifying strong market performers. The strategy may comprise companies of any size, from large, well-established firms to small, emerging growth franchises. The investable universe primarily includes stocks selected from the Russell 3000 Index, the MSCI Americas and/or the FTSE All World Index. The Americas strategy primarily focuses on stocks located in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. The strategy will be at least 95% invested in equities at all times. The benchmark for the composite is the MSCI Americas Index.

The Latin America Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the Latin America strategy. The strategy seeks long-term growth of capital. The strategy typically invests in small, mid and large capitalization stocks that have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic quantitative analytic for identifying strong market performers. The strategy may comprise companies of any size, from large, well-established firms to small, emerging growth franchises. The benchmark for the composite is the Russell Latin America Index.

The Growth & Income Equity composite includes all fully discretionary accounts invested in the Growth & Income strategy. The strategy seeks income and capital appreciation via a portfolio of companies that have the ability and willingness to pay dividends. The strategy typically invests in small, mid and large capitalization stocks that have optimal risk/return profiles according to their Q Score. The proprietary Hanseatic Q Score is a dynamic quantitative analytic for identifying strong market performers. The strategy may comprise companies of any size, from large, well-established firms to small, emerging growth franchises. The benchmark for the composite is the S&P 500® Total Return Index.

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Hanseatic Management Services (“Hanseatic”) is an investment adviser for institutional clients. This website is not a solicitation or offer to sell investment advisory services. The information contained on this website is for qualified investors only and should not be circulated to retail investors. Nothing contained herein is intended to constitute legal, tax, securities or investment advice, an opinion regarding the appropriateness of any investment. No information contained on this website constitutes an offer, or a solicitation to buy or sell any security of any type or to engage in any other transaction. No security or other product is offered or will be sold in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation, purchase or sale would be unlawful under the securities, or other laws, of the jurisdiction.

All written content is for informational purposes only and may not constitute a complete description of available investment services or performance and may not reflect current financial developments or market conditions. The information contained in the website reflects thoughts and opinions of Hanseatic only, and Hanseatic is not soliciting any transaction based upon such information. Proprietary papers and writings are the opinions of Hanseatic. The information provided on this website is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind either express or implied. The information contained on this website is gathered from sources deemed to be reliable; however, Hanseatic does not warrant, either expressly or impliedly, the accuracy, reliability, reliability or completeness of the information, text, graphics links or other items contained on this website. Other articles, links, and information presented on this site are obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but they are for informational purposes only and Hanseatic does not guarantee their timeliness or accuracy.

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