On May 4, 2023, GAM Holding AG (GAM) announced that it had entered into an agreement with Liontrust Asset Management plc (Liontrust) relating to the launch by Liontrust of a public exchange offer for all publicly held shares in GAM.

As further set out in the pre-announcement by Liontrust dated May 4, 2023, Liontrust expects to launch the exchange offer on or about June 9, 2023 and to offer approximately 0.0589 Liontrust shares per GAM share, corresponding to an aggregate approximately 9.4 m Liontrust shares in exchange for all GAM shares. The offer is subject to the approval by Liontrust shareholders expected for July 7, 2023, on occasion of a Liontrust shareholders’ meeting and, once launched, will be subject to a minimum acceptance ratio of 66⅔%. Completion is subject to customary regulatory approvals.

Following a strategic review of GAM on which Homburger AG advised on all aspects of Swiss law, Homburger AG advises GAM on the transaction. The Homburger team is led by Claude Lambert (Corporate / M&A) and includes Lorenzo Togni (Corporate / M&A), Stefan Kramer (Regulatory and Financial Market Regulation) and Richard Stäuber (Competition) as well as Micha Fankhauser, Stefan Luginbühl, Anna Peter, Margrit Marti, Olivier Bühlmann, Simone Schmid, Timo Hasler, Patrick Schmidt, Isabelle Cordey and Florian Gasche (all Corporate / M&A), Alexander Wherlock and Sarah Fasel (both Regulatory and Financial Market Regulation).

Nanding Susso / Marketing / marketing@homburger.ch

May 8, 2023

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