Sverica Announces Sheet Music Plus Investment

Emeryville, CA – November 19, 2007 – Sverica International has acquired a minority interest in Sheet Music Plus (“SMP”), the leading online retailer of printed music products based in Emeryville, CA. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Sheet Music Plus is the world’s largest online retailer of sheet music. It offers shoppers over 400,000 products, including songbooks, scores, and instructional books. SMP’s unparalleled selection and availability of products is appreciated by its international customer base and a key point of competitive advantage. Sheet Music Plus stocks over six times the number of products carried by the average print music retailer, and has developed a proprietary system for rapidly sourcing “hard to stock” titles. Additionally, the Company is highly regarded in the print music publishing community, known for its flexibility and openness. Leveraging its strong relationship with suppliers, Sheet Music Plus has become a print music resource for music hobbyists, students, teachers, directors, librarians, and professionals.

Sverica will work with management to continue the Company’s rapid growth trajectory. Dave Finley, Partner at Sverica International, commented: “As the leading e-tailer of sheet music in a market where e-commerce sales are underpenetrated, Sheet Music Plus is an exciting investment.”

About Sheet Music Plus
Sheet Music Plus is the world’s largest online retailer of sheet music and other products, including songbooks, scores, and instructional books. Leveraging its strong relationship with suppliers, Sheet Music Plus has become a print music resource for music hobbyists, students, teachers, directors, librarians, and professionals. For more information, please visitwww.sheetmusicplus.com.