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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Epoch Holding Corporation -EPHC

Friday, December 21, 2012

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Epoch Holding Corporation -EPHC12:52 EST Friday, December 21, 2012NEW YORK, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Epoch Holding Corporation ("Epoch" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: EPHC) (ISIN: US29428R1032) (CUSIP: 29428R103) concerning the proposed acquisition of Epoch Holding Corporation by TD Bank Group in a transaction valued at approximately $668 million in cash.The investigation concerns whether the Epoch directors are breaching their fiduciary duties by failing to adequately shop the Company and maximize shareholder value.  Under the terms of the agreement, Epoch shareholders will be entitled to receive $28.00 per share in cash for each share of Epoch common stock.  However, just yesterday, analysts' estimates targeted the stock price at $33.50, which is above the $28.00 offer price.Epoch shareholders seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact Robert Willoughby at or 212-661-1100 or 888-476-6529, ext. 237.The firm is also investigating actions on behalf of shareholders for the following companies: Arbitron Inc., Caribou Coffee Company, Inc., Net1 Ueps Technologies, Inc., Hi-Crush Partners LP, Intermec, Inc., SandRidge Energy, Inc., Abiomed, Inc., Universal Technical Institute, and Clearwire Corporation.The Pomerantz Firm, with offices in New York, Chicago and San Diego, is acknowledged as one of the premier firms in the areas of corporate, securities, and antitrust class litigation. Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions. Today, more than 75 years later, the Pomerantz Firm continues in the tradition he established, fighting for the rights of the victims of securities fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and corporate misconduct. The Firm has recovered numerous multimillion-dollar damages awards on behalf of defrauded investors. See Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLPFor further information: Robert Willoughby, Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP, +1-212-661-1100 ext. 237,