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Media and Entertainment

EyeWonder, Inc
Atlanta, Georgia

EyeWonder is a leading provider of interactive digital advertising products and services, specializing in online video and rich media – both in-page and in-stream

Transaction Description - Growth Capital
In 2007, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to EyeWonder allowing the Company to extend its offerings in the in-stream, wireless and emerging digital advertising platforms and also to capitalize on expansion opportunities here in the U.S. and abroad.

Exited in April 2010.

Hoffman Media, LLC
Birmingham, Alabama

Hoffman publishes magazines with titles serving food, craft, home, and leisure segments.

Transaction Description - Management Buyout / Growth Capital
In 2006, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Hoffman for the purchase of equity from an investor and for expansion.

Cross MediaWorks
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

CMW, is a leading provider of media sales and advertising services to the $65.0 billion television (TV) advertising industry. The Company specializes in the remnant segment of the TV advertising market and offers sales for linear and unwired networks as well as long-form and short-form inventory and provides agency services for advertisers. CMW is comprised of five brands: Affiliated Media Group, Apex Media, Hispanic MediaWorks, TelAmerica Media, and WizeBuys TV.

Transaction Description - Refinancing
In 2009, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Cross MediaWorks to refinance existing debt.

The Motley Fool
Alexandria, Virginia

The Motley Fool is a multimedia financial-services company dedicated to building the world's greatest investment community. Reaching millions of people each month through its website, books, newspaper column, television appearances, and subscription newsletter services, The Motley Fool champions shareholder values and advocates tirelessly for the individual investor.

Transaction Description
In 2009, BIA Digital Partners structured and led a $25 million investment, comprised of senior and junior subordinated notes with warrants, to primarily fund redemptions of the Companys Series A, B and C shareholders.


Willamette Broadband, LLC
Woodburn, Oregon

Willamette provides high-speed internet and cable television to predominantly suburban markets in Oregon.

Transaction Purpose - Recapitalization / Growth Capital
In 2006, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Willamette for the refinancing of existing debt and to complete a system upgrade.

Exited December 2007

Hibernia Atlantic U.S., LLC

Hibernia Atlantic is the only privately held, diverse TransAtlantic submarine cable transport provider. Hibernia Atlantic is a US-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Columbia Ventures Corporation (CVC). It is a dual TransAtlantic submarine cable and terrestrial cable network that offers over (70) redundant network Points of Presence (PoPs) throughout Canada, US, UK and mainland Europe on over 24,000 kilometers of network.

Transaction Purpose - Growth Capital
In 2009, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Hibernia to fund capital expenditures and general growth initiatives.

Digital Bridge Communications Corp.

DigitalBridge Communications Corp. is a telecommunications service provider focused on using WiMAX to deliver broadband services to underserved communities nationwide. The company was founded in 2005 by Kelley Dunne, Bill Wallace, and Joe Kochan. Since launching its service in 2007, DBC has deployed to 15 markets throughout the U.S. With WiMax, DBC subscribers are able to set up service on their own within a matter of minutes and use their portable service inside or outside their homes and offices.

Transaction Purpose -
In 2008, BIA Digital Partners providing the Company with capital to complement additional equity and debt financing provided by the company�s venture capital investors and senior lender.

Global Telecom & Technology, Inc.

Global Telecom & Technology is a global telecommunications carrier and leading network integrator serving the data communications needs of large enterprise, government and carrier clients. GTT combines their own network assets with the networks of over 800 suppliers worldwide to deliver cost-effective, scalable solutions supporting each client�s unique requirements. Through their proprietary Client Management Database (CMD), GTT provides streamlined service design and quotation, rapid service implementation, and global 24x7 monitoring and support.

Transaction Description - Growth Capital
In 2011, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to GTT so the company could acquire UK-based PacketExchange.

Business and Information Services

Cooking.com, Inc.
Marina del Rey, CA

Cooking.com is transforming online shopping in the food and cooking space by going to customers and building innovative, entertaining shopping experiences with trusted brands. Cooking.com operates several uniquely branded websites including: Rachael Ray Store, Paula Deen Store, Calphalon Store, Betty Crocker Store, Pillsbury Store, Steamy Kitchen Store, Good Bite Store, and Marley Coffee. Powered By Cooking.com delivers high touch, branded e-commerce solutions and category expertise, enabling partners to attract consumers, drive membership and build new revenue opportunities.

Cooking.com offers its customers access to over 60,000 products for the kitchen as well as recipes, menus, collections and a growing library of member-submitted cooking content. The company is committed to providing its customers with an exceptional experience and is the recipient of numerous awards for customer satisfaction. Cooking.com was founded in 1998 and is based in Marina Del Rey, CA.

Transaction Purpose - Growth Capital
In 2011, BIA DP provided subordinated debt and equity capital to Cooking.com, Inc. to continue to fund the growth and expansion of its �powered by cooking.com� enterprise level ecommerce solution.

Vantage Media | BrokersWeb
El Segundo, CA

Vantage Media specializes in delivering qualified customers to leading brands in the Education, Insurance and Moving verticals on a pay-for performance basis. Based in El Segundo, California, Vantage has received numerous industry accolades and has been named to the Deloitte Fast 500 and Inc. 500. BrokersWeb is a leading premium pay-per-click (PPC) marketing network for over 150 top-rated insurance and mortgage clients. The company has grown into one of the leading ROI-driven, online marketing channels for PPC advertisers, delivering tens of thousands of ultra-targeted consumers to its clients on a daily basis. The company's websites and publisher partners reach millions of qualified, in-market consumers every month. BrokersWeb was recognized in 2011 as the #1 fastest growing insurance company in the Inc. 500.

Transaction Purpose - Merger Financing and Growth Capital
In 2011, BIA DP provided subordinated debt and equity capital to Vantage Media in support of its merger with BrokersWeb.

Total Attorneys
Chicago, IL

Total Attorneys is a managed service provider that helps small law firms and solo practitioners improve operations and grow their businesses. Total Attorneys offers a broad range of evolving services tailored to the needs of small law firms, including virtual law office technology, search engine marketing, a professional call center and customizable answering services. Founded in 2002, Total Attorneys now serves solo attorneys and small law firms across the United States. The company was ranked in the top five on the Crain's Chicago Fast Fifty lists for 2008 and 2009 and listed 169th and 219th on the 2008 and 2009 Inc. 5000 lists of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

Transaction Purpose - Growth Capital
In 2010, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Total Attorneys to support both organic and acquisition-related growth initiatives.

Cash Cycle Solutions, Inc
Charlotte, North Carolina

CCS provides outsourced document management services and customer information systems primarily to utility (sewer, water, and electricity) companies and municipalities.

Transaction Purpose - Acquisition
In 2010, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to CCS to acquire San Diego-based Sea-Net Holdings (ZDI).

Eli Research, Inc
Durham, North Carolina

Eli is a research and information company with more than 120 print and online publications, teleconferences and audio learning products, primarily for the healthcare sector and secondarily for law and litigation and financial services. Through its subsidiary, Eli is the leading provider of education, examinations, and certifications to the medical coding profession.

Transaction Purpose - Growth Capital
In 2007, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Eli Research to help finance its strategic initiatives.

Exited in March 2011

Market Tech Media Corporation
Valencia, California

Market Tech Media Corporation offers local merchants and service providers, as well as franchisees of national companies, a suite of targeted advertising products and services which are distributed through a national network of 9,500 supermarkets. The company's largest products are Register Tape Network, Adcart, and Market Information Centers.

Transaction Description - Recapitalization/Growth Capital
In 2009, BIA Digital Partners acquired the assets of the predecessor of Market Tech Media Corporation in a change of control transaction.

Trio Video, LLC
Chicago, Illinois

Trio provides mobile television production facilities and services for broadcast and cable clients, entertainment companies, professional sports teams, and major corporations.

Transaction Purpose - Growth Capital
In 2006, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Trio for the construction of an additional mobile television production unit.

United Metro Media, LLC
Louisville, Kentucky

United Metro Media (dba Job News) provides localized help-wanted advertising services through free print publications, websites, broadcasting, and career fairs.

Transaction Description - Management Buyout / Growth Capital
In 2007, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Job News for the buyout of an investor and for the further expansion of the company's web product.

Manifest Digital

Manifest Digital is an interactive agency that provides interactive-marketing services to traditional and online media. The Company emphasizes helping clients create integrated marketing strategies rather than executing individual ads and campaigns. Clients benefit from Manifest Digital�s services with engaging websites, vibrant online communities, and tightly integrated cross-channel marketing

Transaction Purpose - Recapitalization / Growth Capital
In 2009, BIA Digital Partners provided Manifest Digital with capital to provide existing investors with liquidity and to fund additional growth.

Ariston Global

Ariston Global was founded in 2006 with the purpose of rolling up niche OSS/BSS (Operations Support Systems and Business Support Systems) software providers offering applications for communications service providers. The Company offers a broad range of services with expertise across all OSS/BSS products including mediation, customer care, service fulfillment, and service assurance. The Company is comprised of two primary brands: Ventraq (formerly ACE*COMM, TeleSciences, and 10e Solutions) and the Strata Group.

Transaction Purpose - Acquisition
In 2008, BIA Digital Partners provided capital to Ariston Global to assist in the acquisition of ACE*COMM, a provider of OSS/BSS services to telecommunications providers.