June 30, 2008

MBS Value Partners LLC, a Leading Investor Communications and Advisory Firm, Announces That Ron Vidal Has Joined the Firm As Managing Director

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ron brings over 25 years of telecommunications, internet services, and infrastructure experience to MBS, having held leadership positions in new ventures, investor relations, mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning, and government affairs/public policy at Level 3 Communications (LVLT), a NASDAQ-listed fiber optic telecommunications service provider, MFS Communications (MFST) and Kiewit Industrial Company. In his capacity as Group Vice President of Investor Relations and Emerging Opportunities at Level 3, Ron was responsible for communicating key messaging to the public capital markets, government and regulatory authorities as well as developing new business models, including, softswitch VoIP, subsea fiber optic cable systems and broadband wireless access systems.

Ron will serve public and private clients from the San Francisco area office as well as from the firm's New York City headquarters.

"Ron has a deep understanding of key industries, which complements our sector experience in technology, business/industrial services, media and consumer," said Lynn Morgen, co-founder of MBS. "Together, we will be able to leverage our knowledge base, network of financial community relationships and real-time information resources to benefit existing clients and to broaden our reach."

MBS Value Partners was founded in mid-2006 by three partners, Betsy Brod, Lynn Morgen and Monique Skruzny, each of whom has direct investment community experience, as well as many years of experience in all facets of investor and corporate communications. The firm provides advisory work and develops customized investor, financial and corporate communications programs for a growing roster of domestic and international clients.

For more information on MBS Value Partners, please see the Company's website at http://www.mbsvalue.com/.

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