News 2007

Chicago, Illinois – July 31, 2007; City Capital Advisors, LLC, a Chicago middle market investment bank formed in 2006, announced today Diamond Marketing Solutions has been acquired by Moose International.

Transaction Summary

City Capital Advisors was hired as the exclusive financial advisor to Diamond Marketing Solutions, a portfolio company of Cardinal Growth, in connection with its sale to Moose International. City Capital contacted both strategic and financial buyers and managed a competitive process toward a fully-negotiated definitive agreement and subsequent closing with Moose International, a non profit organization headquartered in Illinois with over one million members worldwide.

About Diamond Marketing Solutions (DMS)

DMS was founded in 2001 by management with backing from Cardinal Growth, L.P. The investment strategy to build, primarily through acquisitions, a business providing fully integrated direct marketing and secured document communication services to businesses (including services such as database analysis, creative development, print and mail management, data processing, fulfillment, etc.) proved highly successful. Through a series of 11 acquisitions and double digit annual organic growth, DMS grew to over $50 million in annual revenues with a client base numbering over 500 accounts, many of whom utilize multiple services provided by DMS.

About City Capital Advisors, LLC

City Capital is a results-oriented investment and merchant banking advisory firm dedicated to delivering business owners optimal performance in capitalizing on the value of their companies. Client engagements are managed by experienced senior bankers who have built successful practices at renowned investment banks, but sought a highly focused environment from which to advise their clients in a highly responsive manner. Our capabilities include mergers and acquisitions, leveraged recapitalizations, private capital formation for growth/acquisition/ownership transition, and managing direct investments. Our long standing relationships with strategic buyers and financial investors with interests across a wide variety of industries enables City Capital to offer its clients unique and proprietary execution capabilities.

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