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Duff & Phelps Advised Kirby Lester on its Sale to Capsa Solutions, LLC and Rendered a Fairness Opinion

On July 1, 2014, Kirby Lester Holdings LLC was acquired by Capsa Solutions, LLC, a portfolio company of private equity firm, Keystone Capital, Inc.

About Kirby Lester Holdings LLC

Headquartered in Lake Forest (IL), Kirby Lester is a leading pharmacy automation systems provider that offers a full suite of automated dispensing systems, including automatic tablet counters and robotic drug dispensing systems, to pharmacies in the U.S. and internationally. For over four decades, the Company has sustained its excellence in the pharmacy automation market through its highly accurate and reliable products and is regarded as the “gold standard” for automated counting systems.

About Capsa Solutions, LLC

Capsa Solutions is a worldwide leader in developing innovative products to mobilize the healthcare clinical and medication control processes, providing several product lines including medication carts, medical carts, computer carts, monitor arms, and processing solutions. Headquartered in Portland (OR), Capsa Solutions has an additional management, manufacturing, and distribution facility in Columbus (OH). Capsa Solutions is a portfolio company of Keystone Capital, Inc..

Transaction Role

Duff & Phelps acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Kirby Lester in connection with its sale process and rendered a fairness opinion in connection with the transaction.

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