Bostwick-Braun Southern Hardware

The Bostwick-Braun Company Acquired Southern Hardware Company, Inc.

The Principals of True North Strategic Advisors, LLC advised The Bostwick-Braun Company on its acquisition of the Southern Hardware Company, Inc. effective April 5, 2010. Southern Hardware will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary under the name of Southern Hardware Co, Inc, a Bostwick-Braun Company.

The Principals of True North, acting in the capacity of registered agents of Burch & Company, Inc. were the lead strategic and financial advisors to The Bostwick-Braun Company in this transaction. The transaction was effective April 5, 2010. In order to assist True North with securities related transactions, including capital raises, its principals are registered investment banking agents of Burch & Company, Inc, member FINRA/SiPC. Burch and True North are not affiliated entities.