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					BDA Advises Jiangsu Xinghe on Securing Strategic Investment from Baird and
Investor Growth Capital Asia

Jiangsu Xinghe Group, advised by BDA, has entered into a strategic partnership with Baird Capital
Partners Asia (“BCPA”) and Investor Growth Capital Asia (“IGCA”) for Jiangsu Xinghe Valve Co
Ltd (“Xinghe Valve”)

Chicago, IL, June 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Business Development Asia LLC ("BDA") is pleased to
announce that its client, Jiangsu Xinghe Group Co Ltd (“Xinghe Group”), has entered into a strategic
partnership with Baird Capital Partners Asia (“BCPA”) and Investor Growth Capital Asia (“IGCA”) for
its instrumentation valve and fittings subsidiary Jiangsu Xinghe Valve Co Ltd (“Xinghe Valve”), for an
undisclosed consideration.

“We are excited to have Baird Capital Partners Asia and Investor Growth Capital Asia as partners as we
continue to expand our operations and provide high quality products and service to our customers,” said
Mr. Kuang Xihe, Chairman of Xinghe Group.

“Xinghe, under the strong leadership of its founder and Chairman Mr. Kuang Xihe, has built a track
record of growth and profitability and a well known domestic brand in the industry for its quality and
reliability. We are very excited about the investment and the partnership with the Xinghe management
and its shareholders. We look forward to working with Mr. Kuang and rest of the Xinghe management
team to accelerate its growth and expand its market leadership,” said Huaming Gu, Partner of BCPA.

“This is a win-win partnership, and one whose successful formation demonstrates BDA's ability to source
proprietary opportunities while leveraging its global network, sector knowledge and effective access into
global corporate and financial institutions. Going forward, BDA will continue to help high-quality,
entrepreneurial companies in China find optimal investors. We are confident in the future success of
Xinghe with Baird and Investor AB on board,” said Mark Webster, Managing Director in BDA's
Shanghai office.

BDA acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Xinghe Group and its shareholders on the transaction.

BDA Transaction Team:
Andrew Huntley, Senior Managing Director, London
Mark Webster, Managing Director, Shanghai
Shan Yue, Assistant Director, Shanghai
Tanya Wang, Senior Associate, Shanghai
Xi Ba, Associate, Shanghai

About Jiangsu Xinghe Group Co Ltd
Jiangsu Xinghe Group is a privately owned company engaged in the production of instrumentation
valves, tube fittings, and plastic pipes. These products have applications in a wide variety of industries
including nuclear power generation, oil & gas, chemical, ship building, municipal water and waste water

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transportation. Xinghe conducts its business through two distinct divisions, instrumentation valves and
plastic pipes, which have separate manufacturing facilities in Yangzhong, Jiangsu Province. Its Jiangsu
Xinghe Valve Co Ltd subsidiary designs, produces and markets a range of instrumentation valves and
fittings for oil and gas, petrochemical, nuclear power plants, waste water and other process control
applications. The company is a leading instrumentation valve player in China and one of the few local
valve companies that are qualified to supply into the nuclear power industry. For further information
about Jiangsu Xinghe Group and its businesses, please visit www.xhchina.cn.

About Baird Capital Partners Asia
Baird Capital Partners Asia, the China-focused growth equity investment group of Baird Private Equity,
provides growth equity capital to smaller, high-potential companies in China or with substantial
operations and growth opportunities in China. Baird Capital Partners Asia invests in three industry
sectors: manufacturing, business services and healthcare. For more information, please visit
www.bairdcapitalpartnersasia.com.

Baird Private Equity, the global private equity group of Robert W. Baird & Co. (Baird), makes venture
capital, growth equity and buyout investments in smaller, high potential companies in the United States
through Baird Venture Partners and Baird Capital Partners, in China through Baird Capital Partners Asia,
and in Europe through Baird Capital Partners Europe. Baird Private Equity has a global team of
investment and operations professionals across the United States, Europe and Asia, including a team of
operating professionals in Asia. Baird Private Equity and its affiliates have raised and managed over $2.7
billion in capital and invested in more than 245 companies since the 1980s. For more information, please
visit www.bairdprivateequity.com.

About Investor Growth Capital Asia
Investor Growth Capital Asia invests in expansion-stage technology companies in the areas of IT,
Software, Semiconductors, Internet/Media and Advanced Manufacturing operating within the Asian
Region. With offices located in Hong Kong and Beijing, and six investment professionals manage
approximately 20 portfolios consisting of companies within Asia, Investor Growth Capital Asia's
investment team seeks to increase the probability of success in portfolio companies by taking a leading
role in developing corporate strategies and utilizing the unique combination of Investor Growth Capital's
and Investor AB's global relationship network. Investor Growth Capital Asia is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Investor AB. For more information, please visit www.investorgrowthcapital.com and
www.investorab.com.

About Business Development Asia
Business Development Asia LLC (“BDA”) is an investment banking firm that assists multinational
corporate, privately held companies, and financial sector clients to identify and execute acquisitions,
divestments, JVs, restructuring and capital raising, in Asia and internationally. BDA is headquartered in
New York with offices in London, Bahrain, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul, and Tokyo. BDA
employs 60 full-time professional staff across its eight offices, supplemented by senior advisors around
the world. BDA's clients include Areva, AXA Private Equity, Bain Capital, Clariant, DuPont, Ecolab,
GTCR, Henkel, Johnson Controls, Molex, Pfizer, Kennametal, Nalco, Rexel, Ryder, Sun Chemical/DIC,


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ThomsonReuters, Tredegar, and WestLB. Further information is available at www.bdallc.com.

For more information regarding this transaction, please contact Euan Rellie in New York at
+1-212-265-5300, Andrew Huntley in London at +44-20- 7182-4514 or Mark Webster in Shanghai at
+86-21-5407-5580.

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Contact Information:
BDA
Euan Rellie
212 265 5300
erellie@bdallc.com
www.bdallc.com


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