Trivest Affiliate Box-Board Products, Inc. Completes Third Add-On With Acquisition Of B&N Container, Inc. D/B/A Sun Container, Inc.

Trivest Affiliate Box-Board Products, Inc. Completes Third Add-On With Acquisition Of B&N Container, Inc. D/B/A Sun Container, Inc.

MIAMI, FL – (February 11, 2009) Trivest Partners (“Trivest”) today announced that its affiliate, Box-Board Products, Inc., (“Box-Board”), has acquired B&N Container Inc. d/b/a Sun Container, Inc.  (“B&N” or the “Company”).  B&N is a manufacturer of custom corrugated boxes serving primarily the Southern Virginia area.  Trivest acquired a majority stake in Box-Board from the Ingram family in October 2006.

Rodney Ingram, CEO of Box-Board said, “We are very excited about the addition of B&N to the Box-Board platform.  The B&N acquisition increases Box-Board’s presence in Southern Virginia and North Carolina.  We are very excited about the growth prospects for B&N and look forward to the Company’s continued success.”

Troy Templeton, Trivest Managing Partner and Box-Board’s Chairman stated, “The acquisition strategy for the Box-Board platform is to acquire well run corrugated manufacturers that complement and expand the geographic footprint of our business.  The B&N acquisition fits nicely within this strategy and provides Box-Board with strong customer relationships in an attractive market.  The transaction is also consistent with Trivest’s long-standing investment strategy to acquire well run, founder-owned businesses in the Southeastern United States.”

Trivest Partners, L.P., a private investment firm, is a leading provider of equity for lower middle-market corporate acquisitions, recapitalizations and growth capital financings.  Since its founding in 1981, Trivest has completed more than 145 acquisitions and recapitalizations, totaling more than $4.0 billion in value.  For additional information, please visit www.trivest.com.