TSCP Invests in CESM Holdings, Inc.

Concurrent with the announcement of the fund, TSCP has announced its first Fund II investment. On January 12, 2007, TSCP formed CESM Holdings LLC to invest in three related electrical component manufacturing and distribution companies, Tacoma Electric Supply LLC, Connecticut Electric & Switch Mfg. Co. and Parallax Power Supply LLC. Financial terms will not be disclosed.

“We are excited to be partnering with Thompson Street Capital Partners,” explained Randy Mauermann, CEO of CESM Holdings LLC. “As we continue to focus on expanding into new markets and pursuing acquisitions to drive further growth, leveraging the experience of the Thompson Street team will be a strong asset.”

Connecticut Electric and Parallax Power Supply design, manufacture and distribute electrical components for a wide variety of end markets. Tacoma Electric Supply is a market-leading distributor of electrical components that serves the commercial, residential, industrial and infrastructure-related construction industries in the Seattle-Tacoma area. Tacoma Electric is headquartered in Tacoma, Wash. and Connecticut Electric and Parallax Power Supply are headquartered in Anderson, Ind.

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