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December 1, 2015

Okapi Partners Moves into New Office as Firm Continues Expansion

– Proxy solicitation and corporate advisory firm on track for record year –

NEW YORK, November 30, 2015 – Okapi Partners LLC, a leading independent provider of proxy solicitation services and shareholder response advice to corporations, institutional investors and mutual fund companies, is pleased to announce it has moved its New York headquarters from Madison Avenue into an expanded space at 1212 Avenue of the Americas to accommodate growth. Since its founding in 2008, Okapi has added several senior-level professionals as well as support staff as demand for sophisticated and thoughtful advice on M&A, proxy fights, annual meetings and corporate governance has risen.

“We are on track to have the best year in the firm’s history,” said Bruce H. Goldfarb, President and CEO of Okapi Partners. “Since our founding in 2008, our team has worked tirelessly to serve our clients amidst changing voting patterns, increased shareholder activism and volatile M&A markets. We will continue to bring on talented and experienced professionals that can provide the intelligence and counsel our clients have come to expect.”

In 2015, Okapi has worked or is currently engaged with over 100 clients including Aramark Corp., Clinton Group, Coach Inc., Crocs Inc., Danaher Corp., Darden Restaurants, Dell Corp., Elliott Management, mutual funds managed by Fred Alger Management and Neuberger Berman, Newmont Mining Corp., Noble Energy Inc., Ralph Lauren Corp., Royal Caribbean International, Sandell Asset Management and Starboard Value.

About Okapi Partners LLC

Okapi Partners is a strategic proxy solicitation and investor response firm providing a full range of solicitation and information agent services, as well as related consultation and advice to clients. The firm represents corporations, mutual funds, private equity firms, hedge funds and institutional investors and provides them with superior intellectual capital, industry relationships and execution capabilities.

Okapi Partners combines expertise with a fresh, energetic approach. Clients can expect to work with the firm in developing and guiding their solicitation and response campaign from beginning to end. Well versed in the markets and prepared for any contingency that might arise during an assignment, Okapi Partners provides our clients the ability to respond thoughtfully and effectively. Experience working hand-in-hand with clients and their advisors allows the firm to deliver optimal outcomes for clients. Additional information is available at www.okapipartners.com. Follow Okapi Partners on Twitter @OkapiPartners.

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