IDEAS, Inc. has entered in to a strategic distribution alliance with and made an investment in Single Chip Systems, Inc.

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IDEAS, Inc.

has entered in to a strategic distribution alliance with and made an investment in

Single Chip Systems, Inc.

FOCUS initiated the transaction, acted as financial advisor to, and assisted in the negotiations as the representative of IDEAS, Inc.

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