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September 30, 2007

FirstOnSite Acquires Operations in Quebec

Toronto, Ontario – FirstOnSite announced today that it has acquired Rosco Enterprises of Dorval, Quebec, the largest emergency response and restoration business in Quebec.

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July 31, 2007

EW Disaster Kleenup makes three acquisitions to expand its presence

Toronto, Ontario – EW Disaster Kleenup Canada L.P. announced today that it has acquired three more emergency response and restoration businesses, one in Northern Ontario, one in Manitoba and one in Nova Scotia.

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June 27, 2007

TorQuest Partners Acquires Priority Control and Traffic Detection Businesses from 3M

Toronto, Ontario – TorQuest Partners, along with members of the senior management team of the businesses, announced today it has completed the acquisition of 3M's Opticom Priority Control Systems and Canoga Traffic Detection businesses.

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May 14, 2007

TorQuest Partners Takes Associated Brands Income Fund Private

Toronto, Ontario  – TorQuest Partners announced today that it has acquired all of the operating subsidiaries of Associated Brands Income Fund (TSX: ABF.UN),  leading North American manufacturer of private-label dry blend food products.

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May 7, 2007

TorQuest Acquires Operating Business of Associated Brands Income Fund

Toronto, Ontario – Associated Brands Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:ABF.UN – News) announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of the Fund's operating subsidiaries to a wholly-owned subsidiary of a fund managed by an affiliate of TorQuest Partners Inc. ("TorQuest").

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March 2, 2007

Merger Creates Cleanup Giant

Woodhouse Contracting Ltd. in Kitchener has merged with Edenvale Restoration Specialists Ltd. of Abbotsford, B.C., to create the biggest independent disaster restoration company in Canada.

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February 11, 2007

National Post: TorQuest Set to Take Associated Private

Not seen as catalyst for other trust takeovers.

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January 30, 2007

TorQuest Partners Acquires a Majority Ownership Position in EW Disaster Kleenup L.P.

Acquisition of two of Canada's leading independent disaster restoration providers

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