This announcement appears as a matter of record only

Alfa Laval


has acquired

AGC Engineering
 

The undersignd acted as financial advisor to and assisted with the negotiations as the representative of AGC Engineering.

About AGC Engineering

AGC Engineering is known as a specialist in sanitary plate heat exchangers. The company's 65 employees are located throughout the country. Their two factories are located in Portland, Oregon and Bristow, Virginia, and sales offices are in Farmington, Missouri and Schaumburg, Illinois. AGC Engineering is the premier manufacturer of plate heat exchanger service and equipment to the dairy and food processing industries, which are mainly used for pasteurization. The company's clientele includes Kraft, Dannon, Coors and many others. For further information on the company, its products and services please log on to www.agcengineering.com.

About Alfa Laval

Alfa Laval, headquartered in Sweden, is a leading global provider of specialized products and engineering solutions based on its key technologies of heat transfer, separation and fluid handling. The company's equipment, systems and services are dedicated to assisting customers in optimizing the performance of their processes. The solutions help them to heat, cool, separate and transport products in industries that produce food and beverages, chemicals and petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, starch, sugar and ethanol. For further information on the company, its products and services please log on to www.alfalaval.com.

About FOCUS

FOCUS provides a range of middle market investment banking services with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and corporate finance. FOCUS is headquartered in Washington, DC, with regional offices in Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco. FOCUS specializes in business units with transactions or revenues in the $5-300 million range, serving entrepreneurs, corporate owners, and various types of investors across a broad range of industries, throughout the US and worldwide. All 28 FOCUS bankers are seasoned operating and financial executives with extensive transaction experience. For more information on FOCUS, visit www.focusbankers.com.