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Morneau Shepell Inc. completes redemption of 4.75% Convertible Debentures

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TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell Inc. (the "Company" or "Morneau Shepell") (TSX:MSI) confirms that it has completed its previously announced redemption of the Company's 4.75% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures that were due to mature on June 30, 2021 (the "Debentures"), in accordance with the terms of the trust indenture dated June 2, 2016, governing the Debentures.

On December 11, 2019, the Company issued a redemption notice in respect of the aggregate outstanding principal amount of $80,743,000 of the Debentures. Of that principal amount, $79,222,000 was converted at the holders' request into a total of 3,156,248 common shares of the Company at a conversion price of $25.10 per common share. The remaining $1,521,000 was redeemed today at a price of $1,000 per Debenture, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon up to, but excluding, January 10, 2020. Following such conversions of Debentures, there are now 68,103,599 common shares of Morneau Shepell outstanding.

The Debentures, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol MSI.DB.A, have been delisted today from trading on the TSX.

About Morneau Shepell
Morneau Shepell is the leading provider of technology-enabled HR services that delivers an integrated approach to well-being through our cloud-based platform. Our focus is providing everything our clients need to support the mental, physical, social and financial well-being of their people. By improving lives, we improve business. Our approach spans services in employee and family assistance, health and wellness, recognition, pension and benefits administration, retirement and benefits consulting, actuarial and investment services. Morneau Shepell employs approximately 6,000 employees who work with some 24,000 client organizations that use our services in 162 countries. Morneau Shepell is a publicly traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit morneaushepell.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
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SOURCE Morneau Shepell Inc.

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