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Aero Systems Engineering, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owners

Aero Systems Engineering, Inc., which is based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a leading provider of mission-critical testing and engineering services to manufacturers of jet engines and industrial gas turbines, maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) providers and governments and militaries. ASE separates its services into three segments: 1) independent aero test lab services; 2) aerodynamic ground test facilities and services; and 3) engine test cells and services. ASE markets services under two brand names, FluiDyne and Aero Systems Engineering, which were the names of independent companies prior to Aero Systems’ 1993 acquisition of FluiDyne. The Company was founded in 1952.

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International Systems of America, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

International Systems of America, LLC provides inspection, maintenance and repair services and sells new and repaired and remanufactured parts for energy management, building automation, fire and security systems. The Company’s client base includes military bases, universities, prisons, office complexes, convention facilities, hospitals, hotels and casinos. ISA was founded in 1985 and is located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Air Transport Components, LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Air Transport Components, LLC is a Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) licensed repair shop which overhauls, repairs, and evaluates commercial airliner parts for the world jet-powered civil aviation fleet. The Company operates under an FAA 145 license which authorizes the operation of a repair station within the U.S air transport maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) industry. The Company competes in a fragmented market, but has the expertise and diverse capabilities necessary to provide service for most major commercial aircraft companies. The Company is headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and was founded in 1998.

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Street & Co., LLC

Management Buyout of Owner

Street & Co., LLC is a multimedia systems integration firm focused on the engineering, design, installation and service of audiovisual, videoconferencing, data center cabling, video-streaming, and digital signage solutions. The Company serves both commercial and not-for-profit clients in all industries, with a special focus on the education and government markets. The Company is headquartered outside Richmond, Virginia and was founded in 1991.

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Advantage Medical Professionals, LLC

Management Buyout of Retiring Owner

Based in New Orleans, LA, Advantage Medical Professionals, LLC is a nurse staffing company that has Louisiana offices in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Shreveport, and Covington; Texas offices in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio; and a Mississippi office in Gulfport. The company was founded in 1984.

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Nth Degree, Inc.

Management Buyout of Owners

Nth Degree, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is one of the world’s leading face-to-face marketing companies. The company, founded in 1979, provides event and trade show marketing and management and installation and dismantle services to more than 1,100 clients for more than 7,500 projects worldwide each year. Nth Degree has 21 North American offices, including all major convention cities, and locations in England, Germany, and China.

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Van Pool Transportation LLC

Management Buyout of Retiring Owner

Based in Wilbraham, MA, Van Pool Transportation LLC provides transportation to and from school for special needs children. Van Pool is the dominant provider of this service in its region. Van Pool serves more than 35 school districts across New England. The company was founded in 1980.

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TU L.L.C.

Recapitalization

TU L.L.C., consisting of two affiliated companies, Telephone Repair Innovations and Development, Inc. (“Triad”) and Universal Communications, Inc. (“Universal”), is a leading telecommunications equipment repair, refurbishing and sales company. Through Triad, the company tests, repairs, refurbishes and sells electronic customer premises equipment, primarily multi-line and single-line business phones. Through Universal, the company repairs, refurbishes and sells public communications telephone equipment (payphones). Company headquarters are in Warren, Ohio, and other facilities are located in North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.

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Gammaloy Holdings, L.P.

Management Buyout of Retiring Owner

Gammaloy Holdings, L.P. primarily rents non-magnetic drill collars, subs and stabilizers to directional and horizontal drilling companies, oil and gas companies, and non-conventional users, such as river and utility crossing companies. Gammaloy also has machine shops, which support operations as well as perform work for other oil service companies. Additionally, the company rents steel stabilizers and subs plus provides inspection services for all down-hole drilling tools and equipment. Gammaloy was initially founded in 1952 as National Directional Service Company with the purpose of distributing non-magnetic drill collars for the National Supply Company. In 1955, the Cree family purchased the company and changed its name to Gammaloy, Ltd.

S&K Associates, Inc.

Add-On Acquisition for EFT Source

S&K Associates is located near Boston, Massachusetts, and has been in business since 1979. The company performs card conversion work for financial institutions as well as embosses ATM cards and debit cards. EFT has been a vendor to S&K for a number of years providing services relating to debit cards. This acquisition provides EFT with New England presence as well as an entrance into the card conversion business.