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New York | December 2010

Mezzanine Provider Promotes Experienced Professionals Within Existing Deal Team

NEW YORK – December 3, 2010 – Praesidian Capital, a leading provider of mezzanine capital for small and mid-sized companies, announced today the appointment of Glenn Harrison to Managing Director and James Heyer to Vice President.

"Glenn and James have been key members of the Praesidian team since they joined, they have consistently contributed to the overall success of the firm,” said Jason Drattell, Founder and Managing Partner at Praesidian Capital. “These promotions are much-deserved and we are extremely pleased to see them both progress in their careers.”

Glenn Harrison has been with Praesidian Capital for three years. In that time, he has played an important role in investment sourcing, due diligence, structuring and execution. Previously, Glenn was Vice President at Merrill Lynch Middle Market Finance, structuring and underwriting senior debt investments in middle market companies. He holds a BA with high honors in Economics from Rutgers University.

James Heyer has been with Praesidian Capital for two years during which he focused on financial analysis, due diligence and execution of new investments. He has also played a key role in monitoring the portfolio. Previously, James worked as an Analyst in the Structured Finance Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., focused on the automobile and equipment finance sectors. He has a BS from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

About Praesidian Capital
Praesidian Capital partners with small and mid-sized businesses, providing private debt capital. With a focus on its core competency in mezzanine financing, Praesidian Capital invests in established, historically profitable companies often in connection with a management/leveraged buyout, recapitalization or refinancing. Based in New York City, Praesidian Capital manages over $400 million in committed capital. For more information, visit www.praesidian.com.

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