Thoroughbred Collision Centers Divestiture

This announcement appears as a matter of record only

Logo: Thoroughbred Collision Centers, Inc.

has sold certain assets to

Logo: Kirmac Automotive Collision Systems (US) Inc.

The undersigned initiated the transaction, acted as financial advisor to, and assisted with the negotiations as the representative of Thoroughbred Collision Centers, Inc.

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M&A Worldwide

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

About Kirmac Automotive Collision Systems (US), Inc.

Kirmac Automotive Collision Systems (US) Inc.,a wholly owned subsidiary of The Kirmac Group, Vancouver, BC, has acquired certain assets of Thoroughbred Collision Centers, a chain of 6 collision repair shops located within the greater Seattle I-5 corridor. The Kirmac Group operates 17 collision repair locations including a previous US location in Auburn, Washington and 10 locations in Vancouver, British Columbia.

About Thoroughbred Collision Centers

Thoroughbred Collision Centers has operated collision repair centers providing high quality services to consumers and insurers in the Seattle area for more than ten years.

About FOCUS

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 transactions for entities with $5-100 million in revenues, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners, and various types of investors. As of April 2005, FOCUS has over 25 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, visit www.focusbankers.com.