Newell Communications Merged with Diebold Inc.

This announcement appears as a matter of record only

Logo: Newell Communications, Inc. (NCI)

has been merged with

Logo: Diebold, Inc.

(NYSE: DBD)

The undersigned initiated the transaction, acted as financial advisor to and assisted with the negotiations as the representative of Newell Communications, Inc.

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