June 2012  
LaSalle Capital acquires Eclipse Advantage, LLC of Orlando, FL
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Chicago, IL - LaSalle Capital Group ("LaSalle Capital") is pleased to announce that it has partnered with management to acquire Eclipse Advantage, LLC (“Eclipse” or the “Company”), a leading specialized warehouse labor management company based in Orlando, Florida. Eclipse represents LaSalle Capital’s third platform investment out of its second fund.

The Company’s founders, Ed Wickey and David Simono, will continue to lead Eclipse as it executes its growth strategy to build the leading warehouse management services company focused on the foodservice and retail end markets. Ed Wickey, CEO of Eclipse, stated, “We are very excited to partner with LaSalle Capital to grow our business. We’ve always focused on providing best-in-class customer service, and believe that partnering with a value-added capital provider will allow us to grow more aggressively and further expand our service offering.”

Nick Christopher, Partner at LaSalle Capital, noted, ""We look forward to working with the Eclipse team to continue the Company’s rapid growth. The warehouse services market remains highly fragmented, and we believe that due to Eclipse’s high-quality service offering and blue-chip customer base, we can create a clear market leader in North America.”

If you have questions regarding this transaction or would like to discuss other opportunities in the specialized warehouse labor management industry, please contact either Nick Christopher or Andy Shackelford of LaSalle Capital at (312) 236-7041.

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