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DCF advises Supplier Management Solutions, Inc. in securing an investment from Corbel Structured Equity Partners

LOS ANGELES, September 12, 2014 — Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (“DCF”) acted as exclusive financial advisor to Supplier Management Solutions, Inc. (“SMS” or the “Company”) in securing an investment from Corbel Structured Equity Partners (“Corbel”). SMS engaged DCF to explore strategic alternatives related to partnering with a capital provider to facilitate continued growth. The investment was completed on June 26, 2014.

DCF assisted SMS throughout the capital raise process, including helping with the preparation of marketing materials, identifying and approaching potential investors, facilitating management presentations, and advising on negotiations and transaction closing.

“DCF delivered experience and insight in providing a flexible approach to different forms of capital and were hands-on during every step of the process, ultimately helping to negotiate a creative structure which met the Company’s needs,” said Steve Clarke, founder and president of SMS.

“We are very pleased to have leveraged our aerospace and defense experience and capital markets reach to assist SMS in securing this investment. We look forward to continuing our relationship with SMS in the future and further establishing DCF’s presence in the industry,” remarked Peter Frankfort, senior vice president, Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC.

About Supplier Management Solutions, Inc.
Based in Temecula, California, SMS provides supply chain oversight, management and support under multi-year fixed price contracts to large aerospace and defense manufacturers. The Company, on behalf of its customers, interfaces directly with supplier bases to improve their on-time delivery performance of critical parts and close out open orders in an efficient and cost effective manner. For more information, visit

About Corbel Structured Equity Partners
Corbel Structured Equity Partners makes minority investments, on a preferred or priority return basis, into profitable, well-positioned, lower middle-market businesses and leverages Corridor Capital’s in-house operations team to assist with organizational scaling and operational institutionalization. For more information, visit

About Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer, is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP and affiliate of Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP. Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC provides deal execution and lead financial advisory services to large corporate, middle market, and private equity firms. Deloitte Corporate Finance has access to the resources of the Corporate Finance Advisory practices of the member firms (and their affiliates) within the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited network of member firms. Together with Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, these practices include in excess of 1,900 professionals, working collaboratively in 150 international locations.  Investment banking products and services within the United States are offered exclusively through Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC. For more information, visit

Prior engagement performance is no guarantee of future performance and may not be representative of the experience of other clients. This communication is for informational purposes only and is not intended as an offer or solicitation for the purchase or sale of a security.

Shelley Pfaendler
Public Relations
+1 212 492 4484

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