EVA share sale

This announcement appears as a matter of record only

The largest shareholder of

Logo: EVA

has acquired all remaining shares of

Logo: Evenine-Vaughan Associates, Inc.

The undersigned acted as financial advisor to the shareholder and assisted in the negotiations.

a member of
M&A Worldwide

Securities transactions conducted by FOCUS Securities LLC, an affiliated company, registered broker dealer and member FINRA/SIPC.

About Evnine-Vaughan Associates, Inc.

EVA, founded in 1992, is a privately held, registered investment advisory firm dedicated to developing and applying quantitative techniques in investment strategies with high reward/risk ratios. The firm, headquartered in San Francisco, manages funds for a variety of international institutional investors. For more information on Evnine-Vaughan Asociates, Inc., visit www.evafunds.com.


FOCUS, founded in 1982 in Washington, DC, provides a range of investment banking services tailored to the needs of middle market and small businesses. Today the firm is national in scope, serving clients from offices in major cities across the United States. FOCUS specializes in serving businesses with revenue or transaction sizes between $5-300 million, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners, and various types of investors. As of April 2005, FOCUS has over 20 investment banking professionals in its four offices in Atlanta, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. To find out more about the specialized services of Washington, D.C.-based FOCUS, visitwww.focusbankers.com.