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Tornier, Inc. Acquires DVO Extremity Solutions, LLC

True North advised DVO Extremity Solutions, LLC on the sale of the company to Tornier, Inc. The acquisition was announced by Tornier on March 3, 2007. True North provided selected advisory services to DVO including valuation, structuring and due diligence activities.

DVO Extremity Solutions, LLC isbased in Warsaw, Indiana. Founded in 2004, the company has already established itself as a leader and innovator in distal radius fracture repair systems. DVO has developed a portfolio of innovative products for upper extremity applications.

Tornier Inc. is a global orthopedic company headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. It is a leader in shoulder joint replacement and extremity surgical products. The company provides orthopedic reconstructive products for surgeons focused on joint replacement arthroplasty, allowing them to restore form andfunction for individuals suffering from arthritis and traumatic injury.

Tornier’s acquisition of DVO is consistent with its commitment to technological and market leadership.