Sverica International Announces MC Sign Acquisition

Mentor, OH – May 2, 2008 – Sverica International has acquired the assets of MC Sign Company (“MC Sign”), a leading national outsourced provider of sign installation programs and maintenance services based in Mentor, Ohio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MC Sign provides large scale (150+ location) new sign construction programs, sign conversion / lighting technology retrofit programs, and general sign repair and lighting maintenance services. The company’s experienced project managers and call center customer service representatives ensure timely, cost-effective installation and maintenance of outdoor sign and lighting. Through proprietary software, MC Sign’s infrastructure backbone gives it an unparalleled edge in effectively managing the needs of national sign programs.

Sverica has partnered with MC Sign’s management team to continue strengthening the Company’s national presence while leveraging its scalable operating structure. Dave Finley, Partner at Sverica International, commented on the recently completed acquisition: “We were drawn to MC Sign because of its talented management, strong service business, and flexible operating model. Our strategy is to aggressively grow the Company both organically and through strategic, tuck-under acquisitions. We are delighted to bring MC Sign into the Sverica portfolio and are committed to working with management to continue building the Company.”

About MC Sign
MC Sign provides large scale (150+ location) new sign construction programs, sign conversion / lighting technology retrofit programs, and general sign repair and lighting maintenance services. MC Sign serves numerous Fortune 500 companies and other leading retail, restaurant, and financial service companies throughout the United States. The company uses a continuously qualified outsourced network of more than 3,000 service technicians and wholesale manufacturers that enable them to provide local service on a national scale. For more information, please visit www.mcsign.com.