EMP Global LLC ("EMPG") is an independent fund manager.  Other than a limited ownership interest in EMPG, none of the BMB Group, its owners or related entities has any management or day-to-day control over the business of EMPG or any of the funds managed and advised by EMPG and its affiliated entities.  In addition none of the founders or employees of EMPG has an ownership interest in or holds officer, director, advisory or employee positions within any BMB Group entity including, but not limited to, an entity called EMP Capital.  Finally, neither EMPG nor any of its founders or employees a) has any affiliation with any entity called EMP Capital or b) has given its consent to the use of EMP Global LLC's name or track record by EMP Capital.