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VALENTINA MIDURA APPOINTED MANAGING DIRECTOR OF BDO CAPITAL ADVISORS

NEW YORK, NY – April 13, 2010 – BDO Capital Advisors, LLC (BDO Capital), an independent subsidiary of BDO, announced that Valentina Midura has been appointed a Managing Director of the firm and head of the Technology Industry Practice. In her newly expanded role, Ms. Midura will be responsible for maintaining BDO Capital’s relationships with the private equity community as well as overseeing the technology vertical.

“Ms. Midura’s knowledge, experience and expertise as a specialist in transaction structures and processes continues to be an asset to our team,” said Kenneth Csaplar, President of BDO Capital Advisors. “Her enhanced role as the head of our newly formed technology vertical will serve as a valuable resource to existing and future clients in the software, hardware and IT Services market sectors.”

Ms. Midura, 38, joined BDO Capital in 2002.  She has thirteen years of investment banking experience including the successful sale of more than 30 companies with total client consideration value approaching $1 billion.
In addition to technology, Ms. Midura specializes in analyzing and processing value-enhancing liquidity alternatives for companies across a wide range of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, distribution, consumer products and business services.
Prior to joining BDO Capital (formerly Trenwith Securities, LLC), Ms. Midura served as a Director in the investment banking division of Andersen Global Corporate Finance, LLP, joining that group in 1998. While at Andersen, she was a key architect in the firm's go to market strategy for the technology sector, and a contributor to the firm's growth across a variety of technology sub-sectors including software, hardware and IT services.
Ms Midura is qualified as a General Securities Representative, is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs and AICPA.

About BDO Capital Advisors, LLC

BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is a middle market boutique investment bank that focuses on four product areas:  mergers and acquisition advisory, corporate finance capital raising, special situations advisory, and board advisory. Through its highly experienced investment bankers, the firm has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in capital, been involved in the financial restructuring of hundreds of companies and generated over a billion dollars of shareholder transaction value in industries such as healthcare services, specialty manufacturing, software and information technology, specialty chemicals, and retail and consumer products.

BDO Capital Advisors, LLC is an independent separate legal entity and is affiliated with BDO USA, LLP, a limited liability partnership and national professional services firm.  Through their affiliation with BDO’s international network, BDO Capital Advisors has access to more than 300 corporate finance professionals domiciled in over 40 countries.  BDO is regularly ranked in the top ten in M&A advisory based on number of transactions with values up to $100 million by Thomson Reuters’ league table ranking. BDO Capital Advisors consistently ranks in the top ten investment banks based on number of active bankruptcy engagements by The Deal.com. For more information on BDO Capital Advisors please go to www.bdocap.com.

About BDO

BDO is the brand name for BDO USA, LLP, a U.S. professional services firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. For 100 years, BDO has provided quality service through the active involvement of experienced and committed professionals.  The firm serves clients through 37 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. As an independent Member Firm of BDO International Limited, BDO serves multi-national clients through a global network of 1,138 offices in 115 countries.

BDO USA, LLP, a New York limited liability partnership, is the U.S. member of BDO International Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, and forms part of the international BDO network of independent member firms. BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO Member Firms. For more information please visit: www.bdo.com.