TrueNorth Announces Advisory Board Members

November 11, 2009 TrueNorth News

Norwalk, Connecticut, November, 2009 – TrueNorth Capital Partners LLC is pleased to welcome two new members to the Company’s advisory board.

Mr. Jim Boyce, President of Global Business Units of Convergys Corporation. Convergys is a global business services leader in relationship management with revenues of $2.8 billion annually. Prior to taking the helm at Convergys in March 2000, Mr. Boyce spent over 20 years with consumer products giant Proctor & Gamble where he held various positions including Vice President for Worldwide Customer Business Development.

Mr. Vishal Makhijani, Chief Operating Officer of Zynga. Zynga is the largest developer of social gaming on the Internet and a portfolio company of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Prior to Zynga, Mr. Makhijani was CEO of Yandex Labs, the US based operations of Yandex, Russia’s largest internet company and prior thereto a senior executive in the search business at Yahoo!.

TrueNorth’s advisory board has been created to help nurture long-term vision, identify attractive industries and segments of the market for M & A activity and provide key introductions for the firm. Further, our advisors can lend industry specific expertise when the firm is evaluating the technology, brand, market positioning and sustainability of business models for our clients. The advisory board is also a valuable resource for evaluating restructuring assignments and alternative strategies for achieving profitable growth. Both these talented individuals are highly respected leaders in their fields and TrueNorth is privileged to have such prominent business professionals assisting us as we grow the firm. TrueNorth expects to name additional members for its advisory board in the near future.

TrueNorth provides merger and acquisition advice, restructuring advice, valuations and fairness opinions to middle market companies. Capitalizing on the international M&A and restructuring backgrounds of the founders, the firm delivers sophisticated financial advice from experienced senior management to clients in an underserved market. As an independent advisory firm, free from conflicts, TrueNorth provides exemplary service, puts the client’s best interests first and delivers best in class expertise.

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TrueNorth Capital Partners LLC
40 Richards Avenue
Third Floor, Suite 309
Norwalk, CT 06854

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