Evalueserve Credentials Pack

Evalueserve Credentials Pack

Evalueserve Credentials Pack for International Society of Primerus Law Firms Your Alliance Executive: Paul N. Hoagland Evalueserve North America Tel: +1 315 655 2262 [email protected] www.Evalueserve.com April 2008 Evalueserve, 2008. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Circle of Experts Experience Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Evalueserve Your Global Knowledge Partner Evalueserve is a Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm that provides custom research and analytics services to companies in the US and worldwide Our services include: Legal Process Services, Intellectual Property Research, Market Research, Business Research, Data & Financial Analytics, Investment Research, and access to a global network of domain and Industry experts through Evalueserve Circle of Experts.

The firm was founded by IBM and McKinsey alumni, and has completed over 12,000 client engagements. We currently employ over 2,100 full-time professionals located in research centers in India, China, Chile, New York, and Romania. Evalueserve has won several recent awards, including: 2007 CIO-100; 2006 Red Herring Asia Top 100 Private Companies; 2006 NASSCOM IT Innovation Award for Business Model Innovation; Wall Street Journal (Asia) Top Six Innovative Emerging Companies in Asia; Outsell Top 50 Research, Reports and Services Companies Worldwide; and Deloitte Top 150 High-Growth Companies in Asia-Pacific. Slide 3 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential A Full-Service Global Research Firm Evalueserve has various competencies Legal Process Services, Intellectual Property, Investment Research, Business Research, Data and Financial Analytics, Market Research, and Circle of Experts. Our research teams are comprised of highly skilled professionals including Lawyers, Paralegals, MBAs, PhDs, Engineers, MDs, Chartered Accountants, Scientists, Architects, Industry Experts, etc. Evalueserve Evalueserve Value Value Proposition Proposition Quality Quality Attention to detail in every element of client interaction

Disciplined project management and communication Accurate and insightful analysis Extensive research infrastructure Global Global Coverage Coverage Custom/Cost-Eeffective Custom/Cost-Eeffective Operation centers in India, China, and Chile Multi-lingual capabilities (50+) Research conducted in the Americas, Asia Pacific, and EMEA Local in-country support 24x5 coverage Fraction of traditional cost 100% customized projects Access to experts in your field Multi-industry experience (10,000+ completed projects) Highly scalable/rapid response Flexible working relationship Slide 4 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Synergistic Competencies Circle Circleof

ofExperts Experts Fast access to frontline industry experts with unique opinions on markets, companies, products; 360 view of market due diligence on long-term investments Executive confidante for one-on-one discussions on strategic issues Elicitation training on most effective and compliant methods to interview experts Investment InvestmentResearch Research Validation of investment ideas Corporate finance Equity research support Industry landscape and company profiles Fixed income research Target identification Quantitative Analysis Financial modeling and valuation Data Dataand andFinancial FinancialAnalytics Analytics Data cleansing, validation, and treatment Dashboard solutions and reporting Statistical modeling and forecasting Data-driven strategies including profitability analysis, channel assessment, product affinity analysis/cross selling Segmentation and cluster analysis Market

MarketResearch Research End-to-end market research services Design, conduct and analysis of surveys: B2B, B2C Data processing Survey analytics Market research solutions: employee satisfaction, customer satisfaction, brand perception, new product development, advertisement effectiveness Business BusinessResearch Research Market sizing and estimation Industry and company profiling Benchmarking Value chain analysis Newsletters Custom list generation Marketing and sales operations support Legal LegalProcess ProcessServices Services Paralegal and litigation support services Legal research Contract related services Intellectual IntellectualProperty Property Patent application drafting and filing with USPTO, EPO, etc. IP asset management Other IP analysis, e.g, licensing of valuable patents, Infringement analysis (preliminary)

Technology Assessment Slide 5 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Evalueserve Serves 1,100+ Leading-Edge Clients Automotive Financial Services Asia Pacific 100+ Fortune 1,000 Companies Energy and Utilities Chemicals Consumer Goods Europe, the Middle East, and Africa Latin America and the Caribbean Retail 200+ Law Firms, Research, and Consulting Firms Life Sciences Information Technology Manufacturing North America Media and

Entertainment 800+ Small and Medium Businesses Telecommunications Logistics and Transportation Slide 6 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Growth Milestones Aug 07: 2,000+ Professionals; 1,000+ Clients Feb 07: Acquired Nitron Circle of Experts Dec 06: 1,400+ Professionals; 1,000+ Clients Nov 06: Commenced Chile Operations 2007 2006 2005 Dec 05: 800 Professionals; 800 Clients Sept 05: Commenced China Operations 2004 Dec 04: 400 Professionals; 500 Clients

2003 Dec 03: 240 Professionals; 200 Clients Dec 02: 100 Professionals; 50 Clients Mar 02: Achieved Profitability 2002 2001 Jul 01: First Major Client Signed Up Jan 01: Commenced India Operations Dec' 00: Founded Slide 7 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Evalueserve Language Capabilities Asia Pacific Europe

Bulgarian Croatian Czech Danish Dutch English Estonian Finnish Flemish French German Greek Hungarian Italian Latvian Norwegian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian

Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Turkish Turkmen Ukrainian Bangla Burmese Cantonese Chinese Hindi Indonesian

Japanese Korean Malay Middle East Americas English Portuguese Spanish Mandarin Mongolian Punjabi Sinhalese Tamil Telegu Thai Taiwanese Urdu

Vietnamese Arabic Hebrew Persian Slide 8 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Primerus Members can rely on Evalueserve for many types of custom research projects! The default location for all work is India. The India hourly pricing rates for the term of this Agreement for Evalueserves various service lines are tabulated below. COST PER HOUR * EVALUESERVE LINE OF BUSINESS Legal Process Services (Legal Research, M&A Due Diligence Back-End Research Support, Paralegal and Litigation Support Services-- including Document Discovery and Compliance with e-Discovery Rules, Contract-Related Services, Legal Organization Benchmarking, Contract Review & Negotiation Support, InHouse Tool Development to Streamline Contract Management, Legal Data Extraction and Entry, Secretarial Assistance for Legal e-Filings and Application Processing, CRM Database Setup / Entry / Cleanup / Maintenance, etc.) Intellectual Property Research (Patent Landscapes, Patent Infringement Studies and Ongoing Monitoring, Patent Filing, Research for Investment Banks & Future IP-Based Valuations, Patent Proofreading, IP Organization Benchmarking, Legal & IP Opportunity White Space Identification, Patent Mapping, etc.) Circle of Experts (Expert Witnesses, Industry Experts, Retired Executives from Clients Competitors, Advisory Board Members, Strategic Advisors, etc.) Business Research (Industry & Market Studies, Competitor Profiles, Identification of - and Outreach to - Target Clients / Suppliers / Distributors / Channel Partners / Partners / Buyers / Sellers, etc.) Investment Research (Newsletters, Financial Profiles, Sector Reports, News Flows, Target Scouting, Equity Research, Company & Industry Report Updates, etc.) Market Research (Phone/Web Market Surveys, Quantitative and Qualitative Expert Interviews, Member Firm/Customer/Employee Satisfaction Studies, Brand Perception Studies, etc.) Data and Financial Analytics (Econometric/Quantitative Modeling, Back Testing Strategies, Forecasting Volatility, Monte-Carlo Simulation, Data/Financial Analysis, Proof of Concept Validation, Cash Flow & Balance Sheet Models, etc.) Knowledge Technology (KT) (Sales Dashboards, Management Cockpits, Knowledge & Research Portals, File Conversion, Data Validation and Scrubbing,

CRM/Supplier /Vendor File Maintenance, etc.) Marketing & Sales Support (ListGen, Updates & Maintenance -- Potential Clients, Investors, Suppliers, Vendors, Business Partners, Partners; Warm Lead Generation Phone & Mail Campaigns, etc.) Desktop Publishing & Technical Writing (File layout, formatting, color/logo schemes, document setup, template development, newsletter/marcom collateral/slide deck reformatting, etc.) Other (Administrative Support, File/Letter/Marcom Collateral Printing, Hand-Addressed Mailings, etc.) TBD * Please Contact Paul N. Hoagland ([email protected]), or 1-315-655-2262 for special Primerus pricing options. ** Evalueserve will provide access to frontline industry experts-- in any industry vertical, any geography-- through its subsidiary Circle of Experts (CoE). CoE introductory fees are waived for Primerus & Member Firm projects per this Agreement. NOTE: Evalueserve will provide fixed pricing for individual on-demand projects upon request. Slide 9 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Take advantage of our proposal development process WITH JUST A SHORT PHONE CONVERSATION AND A LITTLE BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON YOUR NEEDS AND CHALLENGES, I CAN DEVELOP A DETAILED CUSTOM PROPOSAL FOR YOU OR YOUR CLIENT. (PLEASE PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOUD LIKE US TO SIGN A NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENT WITH YOU OR YOUR CLIENT.) PAUL N. HOAGLAND PRIMERUS ALLIANCE EXECUTIVE OFFICE: 1-315-655-2262 [email protected] Prior to joining Evalueserve, Paul was founder and CEO of AWC Business Coaches, a nationwide consortium of cross-industry professionals. While at IBM Consulting Paul held several titles, including Global Market Development Executive with the Global Marketing Strategy Practice, and Principal with the National Strategy Practice. Prior to IBM, he was a Principal with Computer Sciences Corporation. He has sold, planned, managed, and quality-assured complex strategic projects in various industries over the past 25 years. Paul earned his Bachelors degree (magna cum laude) from University of Massachusetts-AMHERST, and his Masters degree from Columbia University in New York City.

Let me put together a custom proposal for you! Slide 10 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Law Firms Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Taxation and Valuation Risk Management

Circle of Experts Experience Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Legal Process Services: Three Categories! Evalueserve Legal Process Services Paralegal and Litigation Support Services Abstracting data and creating spreadsheets Assistance in e-filings and processing of applications Data entry and indexing Document scanning and converting Brief and summary of cases to attorneys Document discovery and analysis Legal Research

Case law research Discussion papers and reports on legal issues Legal updates Research on industry-specific laws and regulations Due diligence services Contract review Negotiation support Drafting and vetting of contracts Contract management and administration (database, compliance checklists) Contract-Related Services Slide 12 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Solutions for Law Firms Paralegal Support

Data Extraction and Entry: We execute ancillary legal functions and track important clauses, dates, terms, and other minute details in legal documents, and update the database accordingly. In addition, we also carry out lease abstraction and indexing of documents in order to offer scalable support services. (1/3) Litigation Support Legal Research Document Discovery: We identify and extract relevant documents from the clients internal knowledge repository or database, either electronically or through physical papers, and then prepare a chronology of events to support evidence. Compliance with e-Discovery

Rules: We comply with e-discovery rules and provide services, such as reviewing, coding, summarizing, and organizing scanned legal documents, in order to manage their information to adhere to this law and make their stored information retrievable. We provide assistance to attorneys at law firms in preparing briefs for claims, pleadings, suits, and negotiations. Secretarial Services: We provide assistance for e-filings and processing of applications on a large scale in a quick turnaround time. Legal Research: We conduct industry-specific and customized legal research. We provide services, such as identifying and summarizing precedents on the basis of the facts of the case. Legal Updates/Newsletters: We assist our clients in marketing

through newsletters or alerts. We track specific industries relating to the clients client and provide legal updates on them. This primarily includes any new regulation, rules, and laws specific to the clients client. We also provide assistance in drafting the content for legal newsletter. Memorandum of Laws: We draft memorandums, providing legal analysis of various issues through extensive primary and secondary research. Slide 13 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Solutions for Law Firms Contract Review and Coding Contract Review & Negotiation Support: We review various contracts according to clientspecific policies and guidelines. In addition, we provide negotiation support such as negotiating the terms of contract with your client (based on defined parameters).

This helps in expediting the execution and processing of contracts. We create a database and checklist of all contracts for developing an inhouse management tool to streamline the contract management process across the companies. These contract management solutions enable legal firms and in-house legal departments to develop customized work product material and an electronic database. (2/3) Drafting and Due Diligence Intellectual Property Legal Drafting: We draft various contracts such as industry-specific contracts including supplier agreements, licensing agreements, non-disclosure agreements, terms and conditions, shareholder agreements, etc. We conduct investigation and evaluation of a companys

documents for merger & acquisition (M&A) activity, winding up, etc. We create virtual data room of all documents, contracts, compliance-related records, and any other information of the company, and then carry out due diligence on them. We prepare a right and liability chart which assists law firm in understanding the inconsistencies and future implications of the M&As, or winding up of the company to analyze the transaction. Legal & IP White Space Identification: We identify new innovation white spaces or opportunity areas through the examination of existing patent portfolios (patent mapping studies), internal survey of your client-facing personnel and external client surveys. From this, we develop a comprehensive picture for understanding the opportunity areas that have not been secured by other firms and the demand for new innovation from your end-clients.

IP Specific Research: We conduct research to provide inputs for your IP research needs on technologies, IP portfolios, markets, companies, etc. Slide 14 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Solutions for Law Firms Competitive Intelligence Competitive Intelligence: We research your competitors to understand them better (their products and pricing, infrastructure developments, market initiatives, financials, management teams, IP developments, new innovations, SWOT analysis, etc.). Legal & IP Organization Benchmarking: We benchmark your legal and IP organization (along with its commercial results and effectiveness) against that of your competitor as well as other best of breed companies. Identification of Prospective

Business Partners & Generation of Contact List: We identify, profile, and evaluate prospective business entities worldwide to develop contact lists of potential business partners for strategic partnerships. (3/3) Business Strategy Surveys Internal Satisfaction Surveys: We conduct regular surveys (phoneor Web-based) to understand the expectations and resulting satisfaction of the members of your organization who are working with the legal and IP team. We identify new ideas to improve the effectiveness of services that the legal and IP departments provide to your internal value-chain clients. Profiling Market Players: We create detailed profiles of key players/competitors that may include management profiles, product information, market share, key infrastructure

initiatives, partnerships, M&A activity, etc. Expert Surveying: We conduct open-ended discussions with industry leaders & experts to gather insights into the latest legal trends. Customized Surveys: We assist marketing departments of law firms to conduct surveys: Customer satisfaction surveys Proprietary market surveys Surveys of lawyers within the firm Summary reports/presentations

Contact list generation (for event planning and new business development) Slide 15 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Paralegal & Litigation Support Services: More Details Assistance in e-filings and processing: Immigration compliance support such as preparing and filing Labor Condition Application, Visitor Visa Letters, Employee Verification Letter, etc. Paralegal Support Preparing Deposition Summaries: Summarizing complex testimonies Lease Abstraction: Creating brief abstracts of the leases to track specific details Term Sheets: Providing support services relating to counterparty documents Litigation Support Document Discovery: Identifying and extracting documents related to litigation from the Clients internal knowledge repository to prepare a chronology of events to support evidence Email Discovery: Reviewing, extracting, coding, summarizing & organizing scanned legal documents, emails with the help of specific software and programs Motion Drafting: Preparing motion drafts covering pleadings, briefs, complaints, claims etc. Slide 16 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Litigation Support Services Project 1: Document Discovery Process Client

An international investment bank having over 800 employees across Europe, US and Asia with revenue of over $30 million Evalueserve Team Two Analysts from the Investment Research team and Two Lawyers Project Scope Sorting documents available on the Client website and cataloguing them Conducting secondary research by using various databases Preparing comprehensive chronology of various transactions Slide 17 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Litigation Support Services Project 2: E-Mail Discovery Client A practicing securities attorney Evalueserve Team One Analyst from IT team, One Lawyer and One Paralegal Project Scope Retrieving of information from the hard drive containing PST folders Searching key words in those PST folders Identifying and procuring appropriate software to extract and search emails from the hard drive Using the software program to conduct the search in the body of email and attachments and cross checking it for accuracy. Finally, the search was customized in order to meet Clients requirement

Slide 18 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Legal Process Services Project 1: List Generation and Scheduling of Appointments Project Overview The client is a corporate law firm based in North America. It was interested in partnerships with Indian companies in sectors such as investment banking, private equity, venture capital, and corporate law to help them in financing and listing on Canadian stock exchanges, etc. It wanted Evalueserve to prepare a list of prospective partners in India, based in Delhi, Bangalore, or Mumbai, and schedule appointments with them. The targeted sectors were: Investment banking Private equity Venture capital Corporate law Work Approach The project was conducted in the following two phases: Phase 1: This phase involved generation of a list of prospective firms for partnership in India. The project team generated a list of about 60 such firms in the given sectors. Phase 2: This phase involved scheduling of appointments with the key decision-makers in the shortlisted companies. The client had shortlisted about 20 companies, but interviews were to be scheduled with executives from any 10 of them. Slide 19 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential

Legal Process Services Project 2: Preparing Sales Collateral Project Overview The client is a corporate law firm based in North America. It wanted Evalueserve to prepare a sales collateral to be used during its meetings with potential partners in India. The collateral was meant to give an overview about the client and sell Canada as a prospective market to raise capital. The client was interested in partnerships with Indian companies in sectors such as investment banking, private equity, venture capital, and corporate law, and looked forward to help Indian companies in financing and listing on Canadian stock exchanges, etc. Work Approach The project team used secondary research to obtain data for the presentation. Some information was provided by the client as well. The sources of information were the websites of the client, the Toronto Stock Exchange, the department of international trade for Canada, and a general Internet search. Slide 20 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Legal Process Services Project 3: Invalidation Search for Four Patents Project Overview The client is a leading North America-based law firm. It wanted Evalueserve to conduct an invalidation search for four patents in the field of EDA tools; the names of the patents were provided by the client. Work Approach The following search strategies were adopted during the project: Keyword-, assignee-, inventor-, IPS-, US class-/subclass-, concept-based, citation analysis and file-wrapper analysis The following sources were used for the search Paid databases such as Delphion, Micropatent, Patent Cafe, IEEE, ACM, Science Direct, IP.com other/free sources, such as Scitation, Google Scholar, Find articles, EDA, DAC, ICCED, EETimes, SIDMA Slide 21

Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Legal Process Services Project 4: Overlap Analysis in the Field of Keyboards Project Overview The client is a Europe-based law firm. It wanted Evalueserve to conduct an overlap analysis in the field of keyboards. Work Approach The project methodology involved the following steps: Step 1: Study of the features of the product Step 2: Study of patents to identify the overlapping features and the differences with the product Step 3: Preparation of the deliverable Slide 22 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Legal Process Services Project 5: Legal Research Project Overview The client is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. It wanted Evalueserve to study the regulatory regime in the media industry in India, its future prospects and impact, and the best practices of other markets. Work Approach The project involved study of the regulatory environment in the Indian media industry. The study involved primary and secondary research. The team interviewed key persons in the Indian media industry and also conducted secondary research.

Slide 23 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Legal Process Services Project 6: An Invalidation Search in the Domain of Telecom Project Overview The client is a law firm based in the US, providing a spectrum of legal services. It wanted Evalueserve to perform an invalidity search for a US patent in the field of telecom to invalidate its claims. Work Approach The following methodology was adopted during the project: Keywords-based search: A set of keywords was generated based on the claims of the patent under consideration. Relevant and related publications were identified through a search conducted on Delphion, Micropatent, Patent Abstracts of Japan, IEEE, ACM, IP.com, Findarticles, Sciencedirect.com, and Citeseer databases. Citation analysis: Citation analysis was conducted for the patent in consideration as well as the patent publications that were found relevant during the project. Assignee-based search: An assignee-name-based search was conducted with the names of the relevant companies, which were active in the domain or to whom the relevant patents identified during the project were assigned. Inventor/Author-based search: An inventor/author-based search was conducted with names of inventor/author of the relevant publications identified during the project. Slide 24 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan

Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Law Firms Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Taxation and Valuation Risk Management Circle of Experts Experience Evalueserve in the News

Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Evalueserve Capabilities M&A Services Devise Strategy Target sector and geography identification Market trend study for M&A in particular sector Market analysis (market maps, economic scenario, regulatory environment, etc.) Target Identification Identification of target companies based on specified parameters (revenue, growth, sector, etc.) Shortlisting and Detailed Profiling Deal Support and Transaction Shortlisting companies based on mutually discussed parameters Detailed company profiling Due diligence support Financial analysiscomparables, DCF Valuation, etc. Slide 26 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 1: Information on M&A Activity in India

Project Overview The client is a North America-based private bank. It wanted Evalueserve to provide information on the overall M&A activity in India for the periods January-December 2003 and January-September 2004. The following information was required: Data on inbound and outbound M&A deals Information on average size of the deal Key players in the market and deals concluded by them Data on split of M&A deals by sector and industry Work Approach The study involved only secondary research. The project team conducted the research using a paid database, Bloomberg. Slide 27 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 2: Identifying Targets for Potential Mergers and Acquisitions Project Overview The client is a leading global supplier of wireless equipment infrastructure and supports all major standards for wireless communication. It wanted Evalueserve to identify telecom service providers in Spain and Portugal for potential mergers and acquisitions. The criteria for the selection of the companies were their annual revenues, assets, and range of telecom offerings. Work Approach The project was conducted in the following two phases:

Phase 1: This phase involved secondary research using databases such as Kompass and Hoovers. Phase 2: This phase involved a targeted primary research to fill up data gaps. Slide 28 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 3: A Study of Mergers and Acquisitions in the UK in 2003 Project Overview The client is a businessman in the UK. He wanted Evalueserve to study the impact of mergers and acquisitions on key stock market indicators of the companies in the UK in 2003. Work Approach Evalueserve conducted the project in the following three phases: Phase 1: This phase involved secondary research through a general Internet search. Phase 2: This phase involved deriving some of the ratios by using the data available from websites pertaining to stock markets. Phase 3: This phase involved comparison of key stock market indicators before and after the M&A activity for the companies involved. Slide 29 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 4: Identifying the Ownership Structure of a Chemicals Company M&A Strategy Project Overview The client is the corporate strategy department of a diversified business conglomerate. It wanted Evalueserve to help in a possible M&A opportunity and to provide it with the ownership structure of a large unlisted company. Work Approach

The project was conducted using the following sources: Secondary research (through a general Internet search and paid databases) Paid reports of filings with Company House in the UK (where all UK-based limited companies need to file their company information as per the Companies Act) The project team was able to trace the complex web of shareholders from one company to another, before arriving at the final ownership structure for the target company. Using an Excel model, the project team calculated the following parameters: The exact percentage ownership of the top five individuals in the companies The broad break-up for the entire company Slide 30 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 5: Analysis of an Acquisition Deal for a Telecom Company Project Overview The client is a Europe-based regional investment advisory firm. It wanted Evalueserve to evaluate whether it should participate in a consortium that has won a telecom bid or not. The following specific information was required:

Profile of the telecom company Comparables analysis pertaining to other telecom operators Business valuation model of the company Independent deal analysis Work Approach The project team worked on the information provided by the client. It also carried out secondary research by using paid databases such as Bloomberg and through a general Internet search, and prepared a business valuation model and the deal comparables analysis. Slide 31 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 6: Transaction Multiples Analysis on Publishing Industry in Select Regions Project Overview The client is a leading publishing firm in Asia. It wanted Evalueserve to search for and identify mergers and acquisitions in the publishing industry in select regions. Work Approach The project team conducted secondary research using paid databases, such as DialogPro, Lexis Nexis, and Hoovers, and through a general Internet search. The team provided specific information for the following: Target company details Acquirer company details Description of the deal

Deal value Deal value to revenue multiple Slide 32 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 7: Pre-Acquisition Analysis in the Equipment Rental Industry Project Overview The client is a strategy and M&A consulting firm based in North America. It wanted Evalueserve to conduct a pre-acquisition analysis of the equipment rental industry in North America. Work Approach The project team conducted secondary research using paid databases, such as DialogPro, Hoovers, and Bloomberg, and through a general Internet search. The financials of companies for trading comparables and M&A data of the target industry were sourced from Bloomberg. The following information was provided to the client: List of players in the construction equipment industry in North America along with a short description of the players Trading comparables for public players in the industry Transaction comparables in the industry over the last five years

Slide 33 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 8: Developing a Penetration Curve Model for a Target Acquisition Company Project Overview The client is a Europe-based leading private equity firm. It wanted to acquire a controlling stake in a company that designed and manufactured hearing aids, and it wanted Evalueserve to complete due diligence pertaining to it. Work Approach The project was conducted in the following three phases: Phase 1: This phase involved collection of data points through extensive secondary research using the Internet and paid databases, such as DialogPro and Hoovers. Phase 2: This phase involved filling up of data gaps through in-depth primary research and research through paid databases, such as DialogPro and Hoovers. Phase 3: This phase involved developing penetration curves for the target companys products in major markets worldwide. Slide 34 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 9: Creating A Database on Global M&A Activity Project Overview The client is a North America-based technology consulting firm. It wanted Evalueserve to create a database on mergers and acquisitions by collecting information on the M&A activity of approximately 800 publicly traded technology companies that had been acquired by public and private companies since January 1, 2002. Work Approach

Evalueserve conducted a pilot on 10 M&A deals. It carried out secondary research through the Internet and various secondary resources. The following data sources were used: Companies SEC filings Company sources, such as company websites, press releases Select paid databases, such as DialogPro, Hoovers, Bloomberg, Lexis-Nexis Slide 35 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 10: A Study on the Current M&A Outlook in the European Mid-Market Project Overview The client is a leading Europe-based M&A intelligence service firm providing deal flow opportunities integrated with comprehensive databases. It wanted Evalueserve to understand mergers and acquisitions in European mid-market companies. The client was also interested in learning about the IPO market in different regions (Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK) in Europe. Work Approach The project involved primary research. The project team conducted 110 interviews with executives in various industries across the UK, Germany, and the Netherlands. The average duration of each interview was 3540 minutes. Slide 36 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential

M&A Project 11: Chinas Energy Companies Partnerships and M&A Project Overview The client is a North America-based leading engineering component manufacturer. It wanted Evalueserve to prepare a list of mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas, and power sectors that have taken place in 2005, and involve a Chinese company. Work Approach The project team conducted secondary research by using the websites of these companies; paid databases, such as Bloomberg, DialogPro, and Hoovers; and a general Internet search. Slide 37 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 12: Investment Analysis and Target Identification Project Overview The client is a leading venture capital firm in the US. It wanted Evalueserve to analyze and research the global outsourced custom software development market with a focus on Indian vendors in order to identify a potential investment target. The primary objective of the study was to understand the intricacies of the market and the best practices therein. Work Approach The study was conducted in the following two phases: Phase 1: The project team conducted secondary research using industry journals, industry news, and a general Internet search. The team also conducted focused primary research to develop an understanding of the market drivers and key success factors. Phase 2: The project team conducted a brief study of the key players in the Indian IT industry to identify relevant investment targets. Slide 38

Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 13: Evaluation of Acquisition Targets in the Metal Casting Manufacturing Industry Project Overview The client is a large asset and wealth management organization in Europe. It wanted Evalueserve to evaluate acquisition targets in the metal casting manufacturing industry. Work Approach The team conducted in-depth analysis of the target companies products and market segments in terms of their market shares. It also studied the supply chain to analyze the competitive landscape and competitive position of business units with respect to other players in the industry. In addition, the team identified possible buyers of business units and the relative attractiveness of an outright sale vis--vis an IPO. Slide 39 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 14: An Analysis of Companies for Potential Acquisition or Investment by the Client Project Overview The client is a telemedicine company based in the US. It wanted Evalueserve to undertake the following: Profile selected companies Profile executives of the selected companies Rank the selected companies for potential acquisition or investment by the client and provide details of their financial summary and past acquisitions Work Approach

The study involved secondary research using sources, such as company websites and paid databases, and a general Internet search. Slide 40 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential M&A Project 15: Identifying Targets for Potential M&As Project Overview The client is a leading supplier of wireless equipment infrastructure worldwide and supports all major standards of wireless communication. It provides total solutions ranging from systems, applications, services, and core technologies for mobile handsets. The client wanted Evalueserve to identify telecom service providers in Spain and Portugal for potential mergers and acquisitions. The criteria for the selection of the companies were their annual revenues, assets, and range of telecom offerings. Work Approach Evalueserve conducted the study in a single phase. The project primarily involved secondary research, which involved referring to some of the paid databases subscribed to by Evalueserve, such as Kompass and Hoovers. The team also conducted a targeted primary research to compliment the secondary research. Slide 41 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Sample M&A Deliverables Deliverables Deliverables M&A M&AValuation Valuation Embedded files removed from this slide due to overall file size: please see Alliance Executive Paul Hoagland to view files separately.

Slide 42 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Law Firms Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Taxation and Valuation Risk Management Circle of Experts Experience

Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Solutions Sector Research Report writing Updating company and industry reports Initiating coverage report Valuations Updating existing models Building new models Thematic research Company research Product Support

News flows/dailies Database administration Proprietary research support Operational Support Newsletters Editorial Desktop publishing Slide 44 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Corporate Finance Solutions Quantitative Analysis Comparable companies analysis (comps) Precedent transactions analysis Merger consequence analyses Shareholder analysis LBO modeling Qualitative Analysis

Company profiles Industry landscape analysis Creating and updating pitch books M&A case studies Identifying acquisition targets News runs Providing broker reports Providing company financials, SEC filings, etc. Public info books (PIBS) Library Services Slide 45 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Solutions for Asset Management Firms Fund Creation

Fund profilingQuantitative, qualitative, and due diligence Style analysis Fund filtering and screeningRisk/Return analysis Portfolio optimization Back testing of fund strategy Continuous review/updating reports Research and Analysis In-depth sector/company studies Weekly sector and macroeconomic update Building and updating industry databases Comparables analysis Excel modeling support and earnings models Operational Support Performance reports Presentation support

Library services Newsletters Slide 46 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Solutions for Private Equity/Venture Capital Firms Pre-Deal Shortlisting of target Industry and sector profiling Company profiling Comparable analysis M&A trend updates Financial analysis Deal Financial modeling Valuation Sensitivity analysis

Deal room support Due diligence support Post-Deal Economy and industry updates Interim result tracking News flows Portfolio company assistance Slide 47 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Services for Hedge Funds Research Company profiles Industry studies Industry and macroeconomic databases Broker report summaries Sector/Market tracking newsletters Modeling Support

DCF modeling Relative valuation modeling Trading and transaction comps Fixed income modeling Quantitative Analysis Portfolio construction Risk analytics Fund manager screening Statistical modeling Back testing of investment strategies Slide 48 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 1: Portfolio Optimization Model Project Overview The client is the asset management subsidiary of a large investment bank. It wanted Evalueserve to prove the hypothesis that adding infrastructure stocks improves the risk-return profile of a diversified index.

Work Approach The team conducted the project in the following four steps: Step 1: Development of an efficient frontier model Step 2 : Running the model for various portfolio combinations (including and excluding infrastructure stocks) Step 3 : Analysis of a leftward shift in efficient frontier due to inclusion of infrastructure stocks in the portfolio Step 4 : One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) for returns of each index vis--vis the infrastructure index Slide 49 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 2: Studying the Worldwide Heavy Motorcycle Industry (HMI) for an Investment bank Project Overview The client is an investment bank. It wanted Evalueserve to prepare an earnings model (five years out) including earning per share, return on equity, and growth for one of the leading heavy motorcycle manufacturers. The model was to be based on the estimated future growth and returns from the heavy motorcycle industry. Work Approach The project team conducted the research in the following three phases: Phase 1: This phase involved secondary research by using databases, such as DialogPro, EIU, OneSource, and Hoovers, and through a general Internet search. Phase 2: This phase involved primary research to validate the secondary data and to build an unbiased outlook for the industry. The team contacted executives across the HMI value chain including raw material suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, analysts, and media persons. Phase 3: This phase covered the following sections:

Industry cost and cost structure Industry structure and analysis (Porters Analysis) Key players and market shares Financial model and hypothesis of one of the leading heavy motorcycle manufacturers Slide 50 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 3: Identification of Attractive Stocks for Investment Purposes Project Overview The client is a Europe-based leading investment bank. It wanted Evalueserve to assess attractiveness of various sectors and identify stocks that could be considered potential investments. The following sectors were covered: Technology Telecommunications Capital goods Automotives Work Approach The project team conducted secondary research using paid databases, such as DialogPro and Hoovers, and through a general Internet search. Furthermore, various fundamental and technical analyses were carried out that led to the identification of attractive stocks. Slide 51 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 4: Creating an Initiation Coverage Report on a Specified Company

Project Overview The client is a North America-based leading investment bank. It wanted Evalueserve to prepare an initial coverage report on a North America-based start-up medical device company. This involved the preparation of a report including company overview, industry overview, investment concerns and risks, and valuation of the company using discounted cash flow analysis. Competitors of the company were identified and their comparables were presented for the purpose of relative valuation. Work Approach The project team conducted the following research: Secondary research: It was conducted using paid databases such as DialogPro and the company website as well as a general Internet search. Primary research: It was conducted by contacting the companys management. Slide 52 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 5: Quarterly Update of Indices Maintained by the Client Project Overview The client is a leading investment bank in North America. It wanted Evalueserve to update certain indices maintained by it with the latest float values. The project involved checking all the earnings releases and press releases of the company. The data mining exercise pertained to obtaining information on the following parameters: Number of units/shares outstanding Number of exchangeable shares outstanding Number of shares held as control block

Work Approach The project team collected information through secondary research by referring to regulatory filings made by the companies. It also referred to websites of a few companies and updated the float value. Slide 53 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 6: A Study on the Global Staffing Industry Project Overview The client is a leading investment bank based in North America. It wanted Evalueserve to prepare an earnings model (five years) with equity per share, return on equity, and growth for a leading temporary staffing company. The model was to be based on the estimated future growth and returns from the industry. Specific information was required pertaining to the following: Market forecasts: Market volume and value forecasts for five years for temporary (traditional and professional) and permanent staffing Industry structure and analysis (Porters Analysis) Key players and market shares Financial model and hypothesis of a leading temporary staffing agency Work Approach The project team collected data through secondary sources including paid databases, such as Dialog Pro, EIU, OneSource, and Hoovers. Industry projections were made by using multivariate and linear regression, and a valuation model was built for the temporary staffing agency to estimate the fair value of its stock. Slide 54 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 7:

Market Analysis of the Online Marketing Technology Industry Project Overview The client is an investment bank based in North America. It wanted Evalueserve to study select trends in the online marketing technology industry in the US. Some of the key questions addressed were as follows: Current size and growth prospects of the market Growth drivers in the market Financial comparables of select companies in this industry Recent M&A and VC transactions with multiples Work Approach The project team collected the required information through secondary sources such as paid databases and through a general Internet search. Slide 55 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 8: M&A Analysis for an Investment Bank Project Overview The client is a leading investment banking, securities trading, and brokerage firm in the US. It wanted Evalueserve to create a DCF valuation model for two companies under a hypothetical merger situation, build scenarios with respect to different valuations and deal structures, and prepare a summary sheet to analyze merger consequences. Work Approach The project team conducted secondary research by using paid databases such as Bloomberg; annual reports and SEC filings were also used. Forecasts were made by using consensus estimates from Bloomberg (Institutional Brokers' Estimate

System estimates). Slide 56 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Investment Banking Project 9: Comparable Company Overview of Stock Exchanges Project Overview The client is a private equity investor based in North America. It wanted Evalueserve to provide select financial and operating information on a few stock exchange companies. Some of the key points covered were as follows: Business description and corporate history Financial summary including annual growth and percentage margin Operating statistics including monthly valuation metrics Comparable company analysis Work Approach The project team collected the required information only from secondary sources. Slide 57 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview

Evalueserve Experience Law Firms Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Taxation and Valuation Risk Management Circle of Experts Experience Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential

Taxation and Valuation Offerings Valuation and Economic Analysis Support Valuation of IP, tangible goods, and services, etc., creating and maintaining databases on pricing of goods and services in various industries Industry Newsletters Periodic newsletters on changes in global tax laws, best practices in transfer pricing by industry verticals, international trade, and custom issues Legal Services Reviewing contracts, providing litigation support Slide 59 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Offerings Sector Research Support Report writing Updating company and industry reports ICR Valuations Updating existing models Building new models Thematic research Company research

Product Support Proprietary research support Database administration Newsletters Operational Support Newsletters Editorial Desktop publishing Slide 60 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Project 1: A Study on Outsourcing Services of Select Tax and People Services Companies Project Overview The client is a global research and consulting firm. It wanted Evalueserve to study the outsourcing/offshoring model of some of its competitors in the tax and people services space. The information sought included the following: Type of outsourcing model used Captive Third-party outsourcing Joint venture Employee details for the outsourced center Total number Job type, such as front, middle, back office, etc. Qualifications and experience Type and complexity of the work outsourced Expansion plans for the services offered by the outsourcing company

Work Approach The project team conducted the research in the following three phases: Phase 1: In this phase, the project team conducted extensive secondary research for each of the identified competitor to obtain information on their outsourcing/offshoring practices. In addition, a contact list was developed for primary research in these companies. Phase 2: In this phase, primary research was conducted for each of the identified competitor companies based on the contact list generated through secondary research and personal contacts. Phase 3: In this phase, further research (primary and secondary) was conducted to obtain information on the clientele of the top independent service providers providing tax and people outsourcing services. Slide 61 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Project 2: Validating and Identifying Select Executives in Fortune 1000 Companies Project Overview The client is a global research and consulting firm. It wanted Evalueserve to identify and generate a list of CFOs and tax directors in the Fortune 1000 companies. Evalueserve provided the following information in the database: Company name Function

Name of the executive Primary company title Phone number Email address Source Work Approach The project team adopted the following research methodology: Secondary research: It was conducted using paid databases, such as Hoovers, OneSource, and Reuters, and company websites. Primary research: It was conducted by contacting the target companies. Slide 62 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Project 3: A Pilot Study on Industry Risk Maps and Industry Life Cycle Assessment Project Overview The client is a global research and consulting firm. It wanted Evalueserve to prepare industry risk maps, assess industry life cycle stages, and determine the maturity of key players for the following industry verticals: Telecommunications Pharmaceuticals Oil and gas Aerospace and defense Work Approach

The project team adopted the following research methodology: Secondary research: It was conducted using paid databases, such as DialogPro, OneSource, and Hoovers, and through a general Internet search. Primary research: It was conducted by contacting industry experts in the specified verticals. Slide 63 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Project 4: A Study on the Outsourcing Practices of Select Companies Project Overview The client is a global research and consulting firm. It wanted Evalueserve to analyze the outsourcing and offshoring practices of some of its competitors. The project included studying different processes (front office, middle office, and back office), the model used for outsourcing/offshoring, and other details such as the size and geographical location of the functions. Work Approach The project team adopted the following research methodology: Secondary research: It was conducted using company websites and through a general Internet search. Primary research: It was conducted by contacting key personnel at the specified companies. Slide 64 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Project 5: Profile and Comparables Valuation of an IT Services Company

Project Overview The client is a North America-based investment research firm. It wanted Evalueserve to profile a leading player in the microscope/imaging industry. Work Approach The project team conducted secondary research using the reports sent by the client; paid databases, such as LexisNexis and DialogPro, and through a general Internet search. The following specific information was provided in the report: Company history Overview of business segments Products overview Key competitors Summary income statement and trading statistics Comparable company valuation Stock price performance

Beneficial ownership and institutional owners of the stock Recent news Slide 65 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Equity Research Sample Deliverables (Embedded files removed from this slide due to overall file size: please view files separately.) Competence Description Sample Valuation modeling Includes identifying key drivers (industry and company specific), in-depth analysis of financial reports, building revenue models used for forecasting purposes Valuation modeling (various approaches) DCF valuation model inclusive of detailed revenue model Trading comparables: Comparison with peers on trading multiples, such as P/E, P/Sales, EV/Sales, EV/EBITDA, etc. Transaction comparables: Analysis of similar transactions in the business space Credit approach: Arriving at enterprise value through financial ratios Initiating coverage

report Building investment case Writing report, incorporating and explaining the valuation model Forecasting the companys revenues Pitch books Preparation of pitch books comprising the following LBO/Financial sponsors Company profiles Industry overview Comparables DCF valuations Overview of the target Scenario building and constructing the model Slide 66 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview

Evalueserve Experience Law Firms Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Taxation and Valuation Risk Management Circle of Experts Experience Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential

Evalueserve Services in Risk Management Mark-to-market of portfolios and individual instruments Value-at-risk modeling for various instruments and portfolios Market Risk Portfolio concentration analysis from market risk perspective Regular reporting for market risk using software, such as Barra* Portfolio optimization, efficient frontier construction Individual credit risk Credit Risk Maintaining databases of CDS spreads, new issues, etc., preparing credit risk reports or credit memos Portfolio credit risk Regular reporting for credit risk using software, such as MKMV* Basel II analysis and reporting * Licenses for specialized software, such as Barra or MKMV, will be obtained by clients. Slide 68 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Risk Mgt. Project 1: MKMV Model Analysis for Hedge Fund Portfolio as part of a Banks Overall Portfolio Project Overview The client is a Japanese investment bank. The following were the objectives of the research:

Implementation of Moodys KMV credit risk model on hedge fund portfolio Finding out credit risk for the hedge fund portfolio as part of the banks overall portfolio Finding out improvements in risk Return profile of the banks portfolio due to the hedge fund portfolio (value added by hedge fund portfolio) Sensitivity analysis of a banks portfolio with respect to weights of hedge funds in the overall portfolio Work Approach The project team conducted the research in the following phases: Phase 1: This phase involved applying MKMV Model on the hedge funds portfolio. Developing returns distribution for the hedge funds portfolio Applying LGD-based loss distribution on the hedge fund portfolio through simulating and identifying the best suite LGD parameter Simulation run for risk analysis and tail risk capital allocation for the hedge fund portfolio Phase 2: This phase involved running similar simulation on the banks overall portfolio with the hedge fund portfolio as one component. Phase 3: This phase involved running similar simulation on the banks overall portfolio for sensitivity analysis with respect to weights of the hedge fund portfolio. Slide 69 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Risk Mgt. Project 2: Constructing an Efficient Frontier and Building Portfolio Optimization Model Project Overview The client is a large Australian bank. The objective of the research was to prove the hypothesis that adding infrastructure stocks increases the return of a diversified index. Work Approach

The project team conducted the research in the following phases: Phase 1: This phase included the development of an efficient frontier model. Phase 2: This phase included running the model for various combinations of portfolio (including and excluding infrastructure stocks). Phase 3: This phase included an analysis of the leftward shift in the efficient frontier due to inclusion of infrastructure stocks in the portfolio. Phase 4: This phase included one-way ANOVA for returns of each index vis--vis the infrastructure index. Slide 70 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Circle of Experts Experience Case Studies Experts

Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Project 1: Employee Termination/Discrimination Project Overview An executive was suing a former employer (a tableware company) alleging age discrimination during layoff. Work Approach The following was the sequence of events: Employer claimed extraordinary economic circumstances led to the situation. Circle of Experts provided the following two experts: A recently retired CEO of a competitor testified regarding economic conditions. Another former employee served as a fact witness regarding the corporate culture at the company. The CEOs testimony was particularly influential in winning the case. Slide 72 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Project 2: Executive Compensation/Shareholder Responsibility Project Overview

A testimony was required regarding competitive compensation in the cosmetics industry and roles of the board/CEO in deciding executive packages. Work Approach The following was the sequence of events: Readily available executives in the NYC area were reluctant to testify against nearby competitors. Circle of Experts provided an ex-CEO from California, who had experience in establishing independent boards and setting incentives for product launch. A trial was scheduled. Slide 73 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Project 3: ATM Industry Project Overview The client, an investment firm, was looking for people with expertise in the global ATM industry. It was looking for expert consultation on the following: Leading companies in the ATM production industry, their comparison in terms of projected growth, and factors stunting their growth

The changes foreseen in the ATM industryuse of biometrics and using ATMs to distribute non-cash items such as stamps The differentiation by firms in terms of products and services to offset increased competition because of saturation The effect of the increasing number of ATMs and level of surcharges on the industry Work Approach Circle of Experts provided an expert with experience in automated teller machine portfolio, acquisitions, armored service, and electronic payments. This expert was president and CEO at various companies, and had worked with Tremont Capital Group, Inc. He had expertise in ATM market entry strategies, strategic planning, litigation support, and valuation. Slide 74 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Project 4: Down Hole Drilling Technology/Acoustic Instrumentation Project Overview The client, a commercial litigation firm, needed an expert to interpret and assess the uniqueness of the technology in a US patent covering certain acoustical instrumentation used in oil and gas drilling. It was looking for expert consultation on the following: The advancement in the features and use of down hole technology over the last 10 years The measurement techniques, across solid and liquid strata, possible with acoustic instrumentation on down hole instruments The leading providers of down hole instrumentation The criteria for evaluating the performance of the acoustic instruments and variations in the key technologies used within these instruments The alternatives existing in the 1980s for using this acoustic technology in down hole instruments Work Approach Circle of Experts provided an expert with experience in geology, logging, drilling, and marketing. The expert had 32 years of experience in the industry and had worked as chief petrophysicist at various companies including PathFinder Energy

Services, Technology Center-Houston, Halliburton Energy Services, PathFinder LWD Services, and Den Helder and Geofiles. Slide 75 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Project 5: Expert Witness for Storage System Design Project Overview The client, a defense litigation law firm, was looking for an expert with in-depth knowledge of storage system design and layout issues and safety and responsibility issues related to storage design systems. It was looking for expert consultation on the following: Factors informing the design of an industrial storage system Types of design flaws that might make a storage system fallible Some industrial layout factors compromising safety provisions purported by a particular type of rack design Safety concerns associated with different rack storage system designs Cost efficiency in the production of rack systems superseding safety considerations Work Approach Circle of Experts provided an expert with experience in design, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of fall protection and other safety systems, and equipment. He had more than 33 years of experience in the industry and had worked as president at companies and associations including Innovative Safety LLC and The SINCO Group, Inc.; he was also a member of te National Safety Council and the American Society of Safety Engineers. Slide 76 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan

Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Circle of Experts Experience Case Studies Experts Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Examples of Legal Experts Global Regulations (US): Regulatory and Compliance Obligations; 15 years through Attorney and Partner; SEC, NASD, Beam & Astarita LLC, and

various State Commissions Administration (US): Licensing, Insurance Contracts, Litigation, and International Operations; through Corporate Attorney; SEC, Thermo Electron, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard, MIT, Johns Hopkins, the University of California, and Wake Forest Secretarial (India): Corporate Secretarial Functions, Corporate Affairs, and Compliances; 23 years of experience; Shyam Group of Companies, Registrar of Companies, Stock Exchanges, SEBI, and RBI Corporate Law (India): Legal, Secretarial, and General Administration; 20 years through General Manager; Agrotech Foods Limited, Honda Siel Cars India Ltd.; Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (the US and India), and Society of Indian Law Firms Corporate Law M&A (India): Intellectual Property, Taxation, Arbitration, and Writ Laws; 20 years through AVP; EIH Ltd., LG Electronics, Escorts Ltd., Delhi High Court, JSEL Business Development and Regulatory; Member of the Delhi High Court Bar

Association Taxation Law (India): International and Domestic Taxation Laws; 35 years through Indian Revenue Service Officer; Income Tax Department, Central Board of Taxes, Emerging Issues Task Force; Member of the Technical Advisory Group of OECD, Vietnam Corporate Governance Law (US): Litigation and Corporate Governance; 25 years through Attorney; Alpert & Associates, GE Reinsurance, Arnstein & Lehr, Pretzel & Stouffer; Member of the American & IL Trial Lawyers Association, IADC, DRI, and CPCU National Diversity Slide 78 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Examples of Experts in Financial Services Global Financial Services (US): Student Loans; 34 years through President and CEO; Student Loan Corporation; Member of Boards of Directors of American Student Assistance, and the Postsecondary Electronic Standards Council

Financial Services (China): Banking, Venture Capital, and Financial Planning; 18 years through VP; Standard Chartered, Shanghai Guanzizai Venture Capital, John Hancock Tianan Life Insurance Co., Bank of Shanghai, and Central Bank of China Insurance (US): Loss Control and Risk Management; 28 years through VPRisk Management; Fleet Insurance Services, AIG, Zurich American, Reliance National, MEDMARC, and CIGNA Wealth Management (Latin America): Wealth Management; 15 years through Senior Trust Advisor; Merrill Lynch, CL International Bank, La Banque Credit, Banco Itamarati, and Banco Nacional Brazil Financial Services (Latin America): Accounting, Strategic Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Financial Systems Development; 22 years through Controller; 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment Inc., Hughes Network Systems Americas, NET Services, Deutsche Bank, Citibank, PNC Bank, and Banco Nacional

Financial Services (Europe): Mergers and Acquisitions; 17 years through Consultant; Ernst & Young and HSBC Banking (India): Banking and Educational Risk Management; 33 years through EVP; Peerless Group, Ernst & Young, and ICFAI Business School Finance (India): Corporate Planning, Operations And Project Financing; 20 years through director; Indore Wire Company Ltd., and Ferro Alloys Corporation Ltd. Slide 79 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Circle of Experts Experience

Evalueserve in the News Confidentiality & Client Feedback Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Evalueserve in the News Evalueserve Awards and Recognitions Evalueserve Press Release CIO 100 Award NASSCOM IT Innovation Awards Red Herring Top 100 Asia Awards NOTE: Embedded files removed from this slide due to overall file size: please see Alliance Executive Paul Hoagland to view files separately. ISO 27001 Certification Deloitte Technology Fast 50 India 2006 Program Slide 81 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential

Presentation Plan Evalueserve Overview Evalueserve Experience Circle of Experts Experience Evalueserve in the News Evalueserve Confidentiality Management Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Evalueserve Confidentiality Management System Legal LegalMeasures Measures Dedicated DedicatedTeams Teams Non-disclosure agreement Client-favorable jurisdiction IP of projects belongs to the client

In-house legal counsel ensures contractual compliance Internal/External advisors ensure statutory compliance Chinese walls Staffing rules Independent expert opinions Confidentiality Clean desk, clear screen Legal Privilege Principle Need-to-know IS0 27001 certification Confidentiality as element of quality Pre- and post-involvement confirmation of experts role Strict ethical research/business conduct guidelines Process ProcessMeasures Measures Secure transmission

Secure storage Data access for team members only Technology Technology Slide 83 Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Client Recognition of Evalueserve Quality EVS is the finest professional services organization I have worked with in my 40 years in business. by leveraging EVS, we have seen significant cost savings and improvement in delivery time to our Clients. This is a dependable company, responsive to our needs I was very pleased with the work, I have referred you to several patent attorneys at my firm. [Circle of Experts] has delivered the most relevant experts for our needs, without fail, from engineers to managers. You exceeded our expectations in each area. We truly appreciate your clarity, professionalism and devoted organizational management. Evalueserve, 2008. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential Your proposals and reports are (in my opinion) second to none. Always a pleasure working with the EVS team,

always thoroughly professional, I look forward to working on many more projects together. The EVS team was well organized and operated in a highly disciplined manner. Wonderful job on this project; thank you for being flexible and finishing on time (even under pressure). I was impressed with the speed, follow up and value of deliverables. I will recommend evalueserve to many of my collaborators. Thank you for considering us as your Global Knowledge Partner Paul N. Hoagland Alliance Executive Evalueserve North America Tel: +1 315 655 2262 [email protected] www.Evalueserve.com Evalueserve, 2007. All Rights Reserved - Privileged and Confidential

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