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    NationsHealth Enters Into a Definitive Merger Agreement to be Acquired by ComVest

    Sunrise Florida, NationsHealth, Inc. (“NationsHealth”) announced today that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which NationsHealth shall be acquired and taken private by ComVest NationsHealth Holdings, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ComVest Investment Partners III, L.P. (collectively, “ComVest”), a Florida-based private equity firm. Under the terms of the definitive merger agreement,

    ComVest Invests $10 Million to Support the Continued Growth of RAVE LLC

    The ComVest Group, through its Debt Fund, ComVest Capital, has provided $10 million in financing to Rave LLC, a leading supplier of advanced process solutions to the Semiconductor and Photomask Industries. The financing was structured as a $6 million senior working capital revolver and a $4 million purchase order finance line. About RAVE LLC Since

    ComVest Announces Final Closing on $335 Million Private Equity Fund

    The ComVest Group (“ComVest”), a leading West Pam Beach based private investment firm announced today that it has successfully raised $335 Million on behalf of ComVest Investment Partners III, L.P. (the “Partnership” or “ComVest III”). The Partnership held its final closing on May 30, 2008, with aggregate commitments totaling $335 million. The Limited Partners of

    ComVest has Acquired Southern Comfort Conversions

    West Palm Beach, Florida, December 2007 – The ComVest Group has acquired Southern Comfort Conversions (“Southern Comfort”). The largest vehicle converter in the United States, the Company has both strategic alliances with automobile manufacturers, particularly General Motors, and a large dealer distribution network. Through its alliance with GM, the Company has recently secured exclusive contracts

    ComVest Portfolio Company, Averion International Corp., Acquires Hesperion AG

    West Palm Beach, Fl., November 1, 2007 – ComVest’s portfolio company, Averion International Corp. (OTC:AVRO) (“Averion”), today announced that it has acquired Hesperion AG (“Hesperion”), a Swiss-based, international, full-service, clinical research organization (CRO), from its parent company, Cerep SA. The €25.0 million (approximately $36.2 million) acquisition purchase price included an upfront cash payment of €20.0

    ComVest has Purchased Hi-Way Equipment Company

    West Palm Beach, Florida, October 2007 – The ComVest Group, through its Control Fund, ComVest Investment Partners III, LP, has acquired Hi-Way Equipment Company (“Hi-Way”) for $17.25 million. ComVest has also acquired the plant and inventory from which Hi-Way conducts its operations. About Hi-Way Hi-Way is based in Houston, Texas, and is a multi-line dealer