Morneau Shepell Inc. completes redemption of 5.75 per cent convertible debentures


TORONTO, June 16, 2016 /CNW/ - Morneau Shepell Inc. (the "Company" or "Morneau Shepell") (TSX: MSI) confirms that it has completed its previously announced redemption of the Company's 5.75 per cent convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due March 31, 2017 (the "Debentures"). The Company redeemed in cash $2,512,000 of the $75,000,000 aggregate original principal amount of Debentures previously outstanding. 

These Debentures were redeemed at a redemption amount equal to $1,011.66 for each $1,000 principal amount of Debentures, being equal to the aggregate of (i) $1,000, and (ii) all accrued and unpaid interest thereon to but excluding June 13, 2016 (the "Redemption Date").  The remainder of the previously outstanding Debentures were converted by their holders into common shares of the Company prior to the Redemption Date.  Following such conversions of Debentures, there are now 53,104,152 common shares of Morneau Shepell outstanding. 

About Morneau Shepell Inc.

Morneau Shepell is the only human resources consulting and technology company that takes an integrative approach to employee assistance, health, benefits and retirement needs. The Company is the leading provider of employee and family assistance programs, as well as the largest administrator of retirement and benefits plans and the largest provider of integrated absence management solutions in Canada. Through health and productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions, Morneau Shepell helps clients reduce costs, increase employee productivity and improve their competitive position. Established in 1966, Morneau Shepell serves approximately 20,000 clients, ranging from small businesses to some of the largest corporations and associations in North America. With almost 4,000 employees in offices across North America, Morneau Shepell provides services to organizations across Canada, in the United States, and around the globe. Morneau Shepell is a publicly-traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: MSI). For more information, visit

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SOURCE Morneau Shepell - Corporate

For further information: Helen Reeves, Investor Relations, Tel: (416) 345.5633,


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