Epoch Holding Corporation Announces Stockholder Approval of Merger Agreement with TD Bank Group

  Epoch Holding Corporation Announces Stockholder Approval of Merger Agreement
  with TD Bank Group

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NEW YORK -- March 26, 2013

Epoch Holding Corporation (“Epoch” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: EPHC), a leading
investment manager and investment adviser, announced that, at a special
meeting of stockholders held earlier today, its stockholders approved the
adoption of the merger agreement, dated as of December 6, 2012, providing for
the acquisition of Epoch by TD Bank Group ("TD").

Approximately 99% of the shares voting at today’s special meeting of
stockholders voted in favor of the adoption of the merger agreement, which
represented approximately 83% of Epoch’s total outstanding shares of common
stock as of the February 8, 2013 record date. A quorum of approximately 84% of
Epoch's total outstanding shares of common stock as of the February 8, 2013
record date voted at the special meeting.

About Epoch Holding Corporation

Epoch Holding Corporation conducts its operations through Epoch Investment
Partners, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary and a registered investment adviser
under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended. Investment management
and investment advisory services are the Company's sole line of business.
Headquartered in New York, the Company's investment strategies include U.S.
Equity (All Cap, Large Cap, SMID Cap and Small Cap Value; Choice and
Shareholder Yield), Global Equity (Shareholder Yield, Choice, Absolute Return
and Small Cap) and International Small Cap.

For more information about Epoch contact Adam Borak at Epoch Investment
Partners, Inc., 212-400-4708, aborak@eipny.com or visit Epoch's website at
www.eipny.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This communication contains certain statements that may be considered
forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. In some cases, you can identify these statements by
forward-looking words such as “may,” “might,” “will,” “should,” “expect,”
“plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential” or
“continue,” and the negative of these terms and other comparable terminology.
These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and assumptions about Epoch, may include projections of Epoch’s
future financial performance based on Epoch’s anticipated growth strategies
and trends in Epoch’s business. These statements are only predictions based on
Epoch’s current expectations and projections about future events. There are
important factors that could cause Epoch’s actual results, level of activity,
performance or achievements to differ materially from the results, level of
activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the
forward-looking statements.

Additional information about the material factors or assumptions underlying
such forward-looking statements may be found under Item 1.A in Epoch’s Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 and Item 1.A in
Epoch's most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended
December 31, 2012.All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements
concerning the proposed transaction or other matters attributable to Epoch or
any other person acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their
entirety by the cautionary statements referenced above. Neither Epoch nor any
other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any of
these forward-looking statements. You should not rely upon forward-looking
statements as predictions of future events. The forward-looking statements
speak only as of the date of this communication. Epoch is not under any duty
to update any of these forward-looking statements after the date of this
communication, nor to conform Epoch’s prior statements to actual results or
revised expectations, and Epoch does not intend to do so.

Additional Information and Where to Find It

Stockholders may obtain free copies of the documents filed with the SEC by
Epoch through the Investor Relations section of our website, and the
“Financial Information” tab therein. The website address is www.eipny.com. The
information on our website is not, and shall not be deemed to be a part hereof
or incorporated into this or any other filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission. You may also send a written request to our Corporate
Secretary at Epoch Holding Corporation, 399 Park Avenue, New York, New York
10022, Attn: Corporate Secretary, or by calling the Corporate Secretary at
(212) 303-7200.

Contact:

Epoch Investment Partners, Inc.
Adam Borak, 212-400-4708
aborak@eipny.com
www.eipny.com
 
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