Independent Investment Bankers Corp. Announces the Sale of Silicon Forest Electronics, Inc.

SEATTLE–Independent Investment Bankers Corp. (“IIB”) is pleased to announce that Michael Bennett and Leif Johnson who are FINRA licensed investment bankers with IIB and partners of Liberty Ridge Advisors have assisted their client, Silicon Forest Electronics (SFE), with the merge of their company with ESAM based in Grants Pass, Oregon, and Bay Computer Associates (BCA) out of Cranston, Rhode Island through a stock purchase agreement with VergePointe Capital in Lake Oswego, Oregon. The combined group will be merged into EHC, a holding company.

SFE, headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, provides the aerospace, medical, defense, unmanned systems, and industrial markets with printed circuit board assembly services and box build-system integration services. SFE, a build-to-print contract manufacturer, holds AS9100 and ISO 13485 certifications, and NADCAP accreditation for the process and quality control systems.

For more information about this transaction, please contact Michael Bennett or Leif Johnson by visiting the Liberty Ridge Advisors website:

About Liberty Ridge Advisors

Liberty Ridge Advisors assists businesses on capital transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and recapitalizations. Liberty Ridge Advisors offers concentrated experience and expertise in key Pacific Northwest industries including: food products, aerospace, building materials and construction, general manufacturing and distribution, wine, and business and financial services. Investment banking services and securities are offered through IIB. IIB and Liberty Ridge Advisors are unaffiliated entities.

About Independent Investment Bankers Corp.

IIB is an SEC registered broker dealer and FINRA/SIPC member that provides back-office support services to boutique investment banking groups that are primarily engaged in assisting companies either sell their business to strategic or other institutional buyers or help companies raise expansion debt or equity capital from institutional financing sources.

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