Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises Samson Capital Advisors in its Agreement to be Acquired by Fiera Capital

February 11, 2015

NEW YORK, February 11, 2015: Morgan Lewis is advising Samson Capital Advisors LLC, a prominent U.S. fixed income investment management firm with US$7.6 billion in assets under management, in its proposed acquisition by Fiera Capital Corporation, a leading independent Canadian investment firm, announced February 11, 2015. Total consideration paid at closing for the transaction will be approximately US$33.5 million, subject to various adjustments.

The Morgan Lewis team that advised on the transaction included partners Floyd Wittlin and Charles Bogle. Partner Doug Schwarz also assisted in the transaction, as did partners Jeanie Cogill, Charles Horn and of counsel Jill Weintraub. Support was also provided by associates Joe Castelluccio, Allison Gargano, Elin Lassen, Varun Gupte and Meredyth Whitford.