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AFH Holding & Advisory’s Ken Barun Named to Yi Xin International Copper, Co. Board of Directors

October 22, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ — AFH Holding & Advisory LLC, a leading integrated financial advisory and consulting firm serving U.S. and international clients who seek capital formation, strategic counsel and sophisticated access to global capital markets, today announced that Special Class Member, Ken Barun has been appointed to the board of directors of Yi Xin International Copper, Inc.

Mr. Ken Barun, will advise Yi Xin Copper on corporate governance and the US capital markets. Mr. Barun previously served McDonald’s Corporation from 1986 to March 2007 in a number of roles including President and CEO of Ronald McDonald House Charities Worldwide where he developed and managed a $1.2 billion, multinational charitable organization with a volunteer base of 30,000. Simultaneously Mr. Barun held the position of Senior Vice President of the McDonald’s Corporation where, in addition to his philanthropic work, he headed the area of Corporate Social Responsibility, which included environmental affairs, animal welfare and emerging social issues.

Mr. Barun has also served three US presidential administrations and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the “Just Say No” campaign as the Director of Project and Policy at The White House in the Office of the First Lady, Nancy Reagan.

“Ken’s broad experience as a corporate executive and presidential advisor offers this emerging international company a wealth of experience that will facilitate their transition to becoming a transparent U.S. listed public company,” said Amir Heshmatpour.

Information on Ken Barun can be found at http://afhholdingandadvisory.com/ken.asp

Information on Amir Heshmatpour can be found at http://afhholdingandadvisory.com/amir_heshmatpour.asp

About AFH Holding & Advisory, LLC

AFH Holding & Advisory, LLC is a leading integrated financial advisory and consulting firm serving U.S. and international clients who seek capital formation and business strategies including the preparation and implementation of alternative public offerings, PIPE financing, acquisitions, corporate governance development, regulation and compliance, among other services — all executed concurrently to provide a seamless transition to a United States- listed public company. Led by Mr. Amir Heshmatpour, AFH delivers objective thinking, proven practices and best-of-breed partners to help clients achieve their specific development and financial goals. AFH maintains offices in Beverly Hills, California and Shanghai, China. http://afhholdingandadvisory.com/

About Yi Xin International Copper, Inc.

Founded in 2006, Yi Xin International Copper, Inc. owns Jiangxi Guixi Yi Xin Copper Co., Ltd. (“Yi Xin Copper”) whose primary operations are focused on reprocessing copper into brass, copper round rod and anode copper, among other products, for industries including automobile and motorcycle manufacturers, electronics companies, cable companies, and producers of brass valves, which are used in plumbing and oil and gas production, among other uses. Based in Guixi District, Yingtan City, Jiangxi Province in China, Yi Xin is led by an experienced management team currently overseeing six operational facilities.

         (http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081009/LATH533LOGO)    Contact:    Amir Heshmatpour   AFH Holding & Advisory LLC   310-300-3431   amir@afhholding.com   http://www.afhholding.com/    Mark Collinson   CCG Investor Relations   310-954-1343   mark.collinson@ccgir.com   http://www.ccgir.com/  

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AFH Holding & Advisory LLC

CONTACT: Amir Heshmatpour of AFH Holding & Advisory LLC,+1-310-300-3431, amir@afhholding.com; or Mark Collinson of CCG InvestorRelations, +1-310-954-1343, mark.collinson@ccgir.com, for AFH Holding &Advisory LLC

Web site: http://www.afholding.com/




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