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Brook kicks off new year in new location

Brook joins a number of Boston firms that are moving operations out of the City

WAKEFIELD, MA – Brook Venture Partners, a venture capital firm investing in early expansion stage companies and currently raising Brook Venture Fund II, announces today it has moved its corporate office to Wakefield, MA. The new location provides expanded office space as well as accessibility for investors and portfolio companies. “We are pleased about the move,” says Andrew Clapp, partner with Brook Venture Fund. “Brook will be joining a growing number of Boston-based professional firms, including several venture capital firms, which have recently moved out of the city.” “This is an exciting time for Brook, as we are considering investments in several attractive companies, actively fundraising for our second fund, and last week closed on an investment in Repromedix,” says Ned Williams, partner with Brook Venture Fund. “We also recently held a second closing on Brook Venture Fund II that provides venture capital to early expansion stage companies.”

Located at the Edgewater Office Park, Wakefield, MA, Brook’s new contact information is as follows:

Brook Venture Partners

301 Edgewater Place

4th Floor

Wakefield, MA 01880

Telephone: 781-295-4000

Fax: 781-295-4007

www.brookventure.com

Edgewater Office Park is located just off I-95 (Route 128). Near exit 42, about 20 minutes from downtown Boston.

About Brook

Brook Venture Partners, which has invested in 18 companies to date, invests in medical infrastructure, information technology, enabling chemistry and optical technology companies based in New England, upstate New York and the Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia area. The firm is currently raising Brook Venture Fund II and has recently held a second closing. The Fund is seeking a license to operate as a Small Business Investment Company from the Small Business Administration. Brook is located in Wakefield, MA and Albany, NY. For more information, call 781-295-4000 or visit www.brookventure.com.

February 6, 2004