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February 10, 2016

Marriott & Co. Serves as Exclusive Financial Advisor to M. & G. Electronics Corp.

Richmond, Va. — Marriott & Co., a premier middle market investment banking firm based in Richmond, VA, is pleased to announce that it served as the exclusive financial advisor to M. & G. Electronics Corp. (“M. & G.” or the “Company”) in its merger with Kauffman Engineering, Inc. (“Kauffman”), a privately owned company headquartered in Lebanon, Indiana that supplies electrical wire harnesses, cable assemblies, populated circuit boards, molded power plugs and value-added assemblies to a broad range of markets. The transaction closed on February 1, 2016; financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, M. & G. is a leading provider of wire and cable harnesses and instrument panels to original equipment manufacturers (“OEMs”) in a diverse set of industries, including lawn and garden, industrial, military and recreational marine. Founded in 1979 by Mark Garcea, M. & G. has manufacturing and warehouse operations in Virginia Beach, North Carolina, South Carolina and Mexico.

Justin Marriott, Managing Director of Marriott & Co., said, “It was a pleasure working with the entire M. & G. team, and we are extremely thankful that Mark entrusted us with this important assignment. The cultural fit between Kauffman and M. & G. was evident throughout this entire process, and we are thrilled to achieve such a successful outcome for all parties.”

About M. & G. Electronics Corp.:

Founded in 1979, M. & G. Electronics Corp. is a leading provider of wire and cable harnesses and instrument panels to original equipment manufacturers in a diverse set of industries, including lawn and garden, industrial, military and recreational marine. Major services provided by M. & G. include design consultation, concurrent engineering, component selection and sourcing, tooling and pattern work, and product prototyping. Major manufactured products include wire harness production, panel assembly, injection molding, aluminum panel fabrication, engraving, screen-printing and painting.

About Kauffman Engineering, Inc.:

Founded in 1973 and headquartered in Lebanon, Indiana, Kauffman Engineering, Inc. has grown from a single site wiring harness operation to a worldwide leader in providing electrical wire harnesses, cable assemblies, populated circuit boards, molded power plugs and value-added assemblies to a broad range of markets. Today, Kauffman has over 1,800 employees and operates a number of manufacturing facilities. Kauffman attributes its successful growth to its core business philosophy and implementation of quality assurance, product development, excellent delivery performance, utilization of teamwork principles, strategic acquisitions, effective marketing execution and unparalleled customer service. For more information, visit www.kewire.com.

About Marriott & Co.:

Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Marriott & Co. (www.heliumdev3.us) is a premier, independent boutique investment-banking firm focused on advising closely held private companies across a wide variety of industries. The firm provides merger and acquisition advisory and capital raising services primarily to family-held businesses and entrepreneurial business owners in the middle market. Marriott & Co.’s unique entrepreneurial culture enables the firm to tailor its services to meet the needs of its clients, and the firm’s professionals have an unparalleled understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing these companies and their owners today. By delivering senior banker attention, a high-touch approach to client service and best-in-class process execution to every assignment it undertakes, Marriott & Co. has established a long track record of closing successful transactions for clients all over the U.S.

Contact: Justin Marriott
Phone: (804) 344-0952
justin@heliumdev3.us

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