December 01, 2009

Signal Hill Equity Partners Invests in Construction Control Inc.

Toronto — Signal Hill Equity Partners (“Signal Hill”), announced today that it has made an equity investment in Construction Control Inc. (“CCI” or the “Company”), a specialized engineering services company based in Ontario. The investment will provide CCI with the capital required to expand with its clients across Canada.

“We are very excited to partner with CCI and to facilitate the Company’s growth objectives,” said James Johnson, Managing Partner, Signal Hill. “Under the leadership of Dr. Gina Cody, the Company has developed a unique reputation within the industry and represents an attractive platform for an investment in the Canadian engineering services market.”

“Today’s announcement is another major milestone for CCI,” said Dr. Gina Cody, President, CCI. “Our management team is looking forward to utilizing the unique knowledge and transaction experience of Signal Hill to create a national engineering services company.”

Founded in 1972, CCI is a Toronto based multi-disciplinary engineering firm that provides engineering services relating to the construction and rehabilitation of building structures for a variety of established customers, including leading financial institutions, REITs, property managers, condominium corporations and government institutions. With an employee base consisting of experienced engineers, building scientists, and environmental specialists, CCI provides a full scope of engineering services across the life cycle of a building.

About Signal Hill Equity Partners

Signal Hill Equity Partners is a Toronto-based private equity firm managed by experienced investors and business operators, focusing on Canadian mid-market companies. The Signal Hill team has completed over 50 transactions across a variety of industries including financial services, specialty distribution, business services and manufacturing. Members of the Signal Hill team have partnered and worked with management teams to build some of the most successful businesses of their kind in Canada and the United States.

Signal Hill Equity Partners is currently investing its second private equity fund, a $100 million fund that can be invested at its discretion in mid-market Canadian companies.

For more information contact:

James C. Johnson, Managing Partner
tel: 416-847-1170
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