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San Francisco May, 2017

Gerbsman Partners – Maximizing Enterprise Value

Gerbsman Partners focuses on maximizing enterprise value for stakeholders and shareholders in under-performing, under-capitalized and under-valued companies and their Intellectual Property, as well as maximizing value for Intellectual Property Patents. Since 2001, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in maximizing value for 98 technology, medical device, life science, solar, fuel cell, cyber security and digital marketing companies and their Intellectual Property and has restructured/terminated over $810 million of real estate executory contracts and equipment lease/sub-debt obligations. Since inception in 1980, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in over $2.3 billion of financings, restructurings and M & A Transactions.

Gerbsman Partners has offices and strategic alliances in San Francisco, New York, McLean, VA/Washington DC, Orange County, Boston, Europe and Israel.

Technology – IP

Software

  • Emergent Game Technologies, Inc. – Licensed and supported 3D/game software.
  • Capital Thinking – Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) platform, a credit and risk management software solution for the financial services industry.
  • Cesura – Web and on demand business software.
  • Conformia Software Inc. – Software solutions for highly regulated process industries – Life Science.
  • deNovis – Enterprise softwa re for government health and health insurance industry.
  • Aperion Inc. – Software.
  • Gentiae Inc. – Real-time fully automated processing of cardiac safety input and core lab operations. The system offers a comprehensive, real time web portal for sponsor and site access.
  • Banquet – Interactive sports entertainment.
  • ID Engines Inc. – Role-based access control (RBAC) across enterprise networks.
  • InDplay Inc. – Online, B2B video content distribution (monetization) platform, deployed on enterprise-quality software components, served in the SaaS (software-as-a-service) model.
  • Metreo Inc. – Pricing software for manufacturers and distributors.
  • Neohapsis Inc. – IT management services platform. Zone4Play – Interactive game technology.
  • Roots Web, Inc. – Geneology software.
  • StreamSearch, Inc. – Multimedia aggregator that has created a unique solution for indexing, locating, promoting, and distributing rich media on the Internet.
  • Technion University – Technology patents
  • Teranode Corporation – Business intelligence and lab automation solutions for the Life Science market.
  • USA Democracy, Inc. – Direct, verifiable, credible communications between elected representatives and their constituents through its non-partisan legislative-based website.
  • Utility.com, Inc. – Multi-utility eCommerce/eCRM technology, Web-based energy management technology.
  • Vcommerce, Inc. – Developed, deployed, and operated fully integrated, end-to-end supply chain execution systems and direct fulfillment infrastructure.
  • Intelectron, Inc. – Commercial lighting technology.
  • Skunk Technologies – Java based software
  • Bell & Howell – Information Intellectual Property/Patents

Food and Beverage Industry

  • Vigilistics, Inc. – Manufacturing analytic software

Telecom

  • Dialpad, Inc. – Web-to-phone service.
  • Simpler Networks, Inc./Hercules Technology Growth Capital – Telco software – a matrix switch platform that sits within the Telco’s central office (CO) or street cabinets. Developed to allow for universal access to any service, the system’s protocol-transparent design allows it to be placed in front of any existing or future access gear that delivers services over the local loop

Storage

  • Cornice Inc. – Storage and flash controllers.
  • PhaseMetrics Inc. – Storage systems manufacturer.
  • Plasmon, Inc. – Data archival storage technology

Networking/Optical Networking

  • CipherMax, Inc. – Storage networking.
  • Private Networks, Inc. – Broadband multicast delivery system utilizing digital satellite technology. The technology has universal applicability to many industries for distribution of high-band data and video.
  • Teak Technologies Inc. – Internet switching and gateway networking products.
  • Zeus Communications, Inc. – Hardware architecture of 10 Gbps IPSec VPN and firewall in a single board.
  • Optivia, Inc & Hercules Technology Growth Capital – Optical transport systems.
  • Princeton Lightwave, Inc. – Optical networking technology
  • T-Networks, Inc. – Optical networking components.
  • Transparent Networks, Inc. – Wavelength Selective Switch, a high performance large scale Photonic cross-connect functional prototype, detailed design and simulation validation of a Light Path Exchange with integrated DWDM, an HDTV display mirror array high level design and simulation, proprietary and unique MEMS design and validation engineering tools.
  • Network Photonics, Inc.
  • Cambridge NanoTech, Inc. – Materials Science company that developed high Performance turnkey equipment for Atomic Layer Deposition (“ALD”).

Mobile

  • eBiz mobility – Mobile business payment
  • YPS Software – ASP and software vendor for the PC and mobile phone industries, Mobile Entertainment Centre.
  • Teleflip – Mobile messaging.

Media/Advertising/Internet

  • Active Response Group Inc. – On line marketing company.
  • Akimbo Inc. – Monitizing on line media.
  • Competition Accessories, Inc. – Online direct marketing.
  • Gallery Player Inc. – Provider and distributor of high-value, rights managed high definition imagery for high definition televisions.
  • MeMedia Inc. – Online advertising solutions provider and ad network that delivers contextually and behaviorally targeted advertisements across a multi-modal network of websites and desktop applications.
  • MyWire Inc. – Paid content and advertising.
  • NebuAd, Inc. – Online advertising model. Next-generation digital media technology and solutions.
  • Syncapse, Inc. – Provider of technology-enabled social performance management services for global enterprise clients with multiple B2C brands.
  • Optify, Inc. – Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of digital marketing suites company, its Assets and Intellectual Property.

Holographic & Biometric Technology – Laser Manufacturer

  • Aprilis, Inc./Dow Corning – Holographic Data Storage Drives and Biometric Security
  • Raydiance, Inc. – Manufacturer of precision solutions laser technology

Security

  • NeoScale Inc. – Storage encryption and key management solution for organizations securing information stored on tape and disk media.
  • Oviso Inc. – Semi conductor manufacturing equipment.
  • SciCortex, Inc. – Manufacturer of high performance computers.

Medical Device

Cardiovascular, Vascular, Endoscopy

  • Cardiomind Inc. – Stent delivery platform.
  • OmniSonics Medical Technologies Inc. – Vascular disease IP.
  • InnerPulse Inc. – Cardiac rhythm management (CRM) medical device company.
  • Myocor Inc. – Developing innovative cardiac reshaping devices to treat functional mitral regurgitation (FMR) and left ventricular (LV) dysfunction, both of which are significant in the progression of congestive heart failure (CHF).
  • NDO Surgical, Inc. – Flexible endoscopy technologies that enable surgical procedures through the body’s natural openings.
  • Viacor Inc. – Cardiac implant device for the treatment of functional mitral regurgitation.
  • XTENT Inc. – Customizable drug eluting stent systems for the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
  • GluMetrics, Inc. – Glucose monitoring medical device company
  • NeoGraft Technologies, Inc. – Acquired Vascular Patents from Kips Bay Medical
  • Palmaz Scientific, Inc. – Medical technology company
  • InterValve, Inc. – Medical devices for structural heart market

Spine

  • Applied Spine Technologies Inc. – Screw based dynamic stabilization system validated with Class 1 clinical data
  • AxioMed Spine, Corp. – Developed Freedom technology, with the goal of restoring spinal function to patients by adhering to the natural biomechanics of the spine.

Respiratory

  • Emphasis Medical Inc. – Endobronchial valves for the treatment of heterogeneous emphysema.
  • Uptake Medical, Inc. –  developing innovative, therapeutic bronchoscopic devices to treat advanced heterogeneous emphysema and lung cancer.

Orthopedics

  • NovaLign Orthopedic Inc. – Long bone fracture, intramedullary nail technology.

Opthomology

  • Optobionics – Retinal degeneration.
  • Refractec, Inc. – Radiofrequency (RF) device called ViewPoint CK System, used to perform NearVisionSM CK (Conductive Keratoplasty) treatment

Obesity

  • Satiety Inc. – Obesity product

Life Science

  • Pluristem, Inc. – Stem cell research – Israel company
  • Igenica Biotherapeutics, Inc.. – harnessing the natural tumor microenvironment to deliver a pipeline of high-impact antibody-based cancer therapeutics
  • Pegasus Biologics Inc. – Developed and is commercializing a revolutionary bioscaffold comprised of highly organized collagen, sourced from equine pericardium that encourages the healing process by addressing the demands of a challenging biological environment.
  • Radiant Medical, Inc. – Endovascular therapeutic cooling.
  • Valentis, Inc. – Biotechnology company with small molecule, antibody, protein, gene and manufacturing assets.
  • Relypsa, Inc. – Acquisition of BioPharmaceutical Patents and Intellectual Property

Energy – Solar & Fuel Cell

  • Nanosolar
  • AQT Solar
  • SVTC Solar
  • Clear Edge Power, LLC – sold to Doosan in Korea

Steven R. Gerbsman
Principal
Gerbsman Partners
steve@gerbsmanpartners.com

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San Francisco, July, 2016
Successful “Date Certain M&A” of Palmaz Scientific, Inc. its Assets and Intellectual Property to Vactronix Scientific, Inc. – Gerbsman Partners, Financial Advisor
Steven R. Gerbsman, Principal of Gerbsman Partners, Kenneth Hardesty and Dennis Sholl Members of Gerbsman Partners Board of Intellectual Capital announced today their success in maximizing stakeholder value for Palmaz Scientific, Inc. through a 363 Chapter 11 sale to Vactronix Scientific, Inc. Palmaz Scientific Inc., focused on disruptive technology platforms which will change the medical device industry by creating unique ways of designing and developing medical implants.

Gerbsman Partners provided Financial Advisory leadership to Palmaz Scientific, Inc., through the Chapter 11 and Date Certain M&A Process, facilitated the sale of the business unit’s assets and its associated Intellectual Property and closing of the sale. Due to market conditions, the board of directors of Palmaz Scientific, Inc. made the strategic decision to maximize the value of the business unit and Intellectual Property.   Gerbsman Partners provided leadership to the company with:

  1.  Business Consulting and Investment Banking domain expertise in developing the strategic action plans for maximizing value of the business unit, Intellectual Property and assets;
  2. Proven domain expertise in maximizing the value of the business unit and Intellectual Property through a Gerbsman Partners targeted and proprietary “Date Certain M&A Process”;
  3. The ability to “Manage the Process” among potential Acquirers, Lawyers, Creditors Management and Advisors and the Chapter 11 process;
  4. Communications with the Board of Directors, senior management, senior lenders, creditors, vendors and all stakeholders in interest.

About Gerbsman Partners -Gerbsman Partners focuses on maximizing enterprise value for stakeholders and shareholders in under-performing, under-capitalized and under-valued companies and their Intellectual Property. Since 2001, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in maximizing value for 93 Technology, Medical Device, Life Science, Solar, Fuel Cell and Digital Marketing companies and their Intellectual Property and has restructured/terminated over $810 million of real estate executory contracts and equipment lease/sub-debt obligations. Since inception in 1980, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in over $2.3 billion of financings, restructurings and M&A transactions.

Gerbsman Partners has offices and strategic alliances in San Francisco, Orange County, Boston, New York, Washington, DC, McLean, VA, Europe and Israel.

GERBSMAN PARTNERS
Phone: +1.415.456.0628, Cell: +1 415 505 4991
Email: steve@gerbsmanpartners.com
Web: www.gerbsmanpartners.com
BLOG of Intellectual Capital: blog.gerbsmanpartners.com

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Good Afternoon – Per the direction of the Board of Directors of Nevesse, the Board has indicated it will consider a minimum bid of $ 1 million for the assets and IP of Nuvesse.   This means interested parties who bid a minimum of $ 1 million or  more will be considered in the “Bidding Process” after Bids are submitted and the Board of Directors will respond to the winning bidder, per the “Bidding Process” below.

 

The Bidding Process, Procedures for the Sale of certain Assets and Intellectual Property of POLYREMEDY, Inc., dba Nuvesse Skin Therapies

Further to Gerbsman Partners sales letter of June 27, 2016 and updates on July 5, 2016 and July 11, 2016 regarding the sale of certain assets of by Polyremedy, Inc., dba Nuvesse Skin Therapies (www.nuvesse.com) and ( http://www.nuvessemd.com ), I am attaching the “Asset and Inventory List” that potential interested parties should review when considering the Assets and Intellectual Property of Nuvesse, the “Table of Contents” for information in the Nuvesse due diligence room, the Asset Purchase Agreement(“APA”) and wire transfer instructions for the refundable deposit due with the APA.

The Gerbsman Partners team will be following up to review the Bidding Process, schedule due diligence meetings and answer any questions regarding the “Date Certain M&A Process”.

Gerbsman Partners has been retained by POLYREMEDY, INC., dba Nuvesse Skin Therapies to solicit interest for the acquisition of all or substantially all of Nuvesse Skin Therapies assets, including its Intellectual Property (“IP”), in whole or in part (collectively, the “Nuvesse Skin Therapies Assets”).

Any and all the assets of Nuvesse Skin Therapies will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis and will be subject to “The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers”, outlined below.

Prior to the bid date of July 29, 2016, I would encourage all interested parties to have their counsel speak with Lara Foster, Esq. of Fenwick & West, 650 335 7839 – lfoster@renwick.com regarding reviewing and negotiating the attached “APA”. She is available to discuss any questions or comments of a legal nature relating to the transactions contemplated by the “APA”. Also, please review and insure that the refundable deposit is received prior to the bid date.

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

The information in this memorandum does not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or a contract.

The information contained in this memorandum relating to Nuvesse assets has been supplied by Nuvesse. It has not been independently investigated or verified by Gerbsman Partners or its agents.

Potential purchasers should not rely on any information contained in this memorandum or provided by Nuvesse, or Gerbsman Partners (or their respective staff, agents, and attorneys) in connection herewith, whether transmitted orally or in writing as a statement, opinion, or representation of fact. Interested parties should satisfy themselves through independent investigations as they or their legal and financial advisors see fit.

Nuvesse, Gerbsman Partners, and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, (i) disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the truth, accuracy, and completeness of any information provided in connection herewith and (ii) do not accept liability for the information, including that contained in this memorandum, whether that liability arises by reasons of Nuvesse’s or Gerbsman Partners’ negligence or otherwise.

Any sale of the Nuvesse Assets will be made on an “as-is,” “where-is,” and “with all faults” basis, without any warranties, representations, or guarantees, either express or implied, of any kind, nature, or type whatsoever from, or on behalf of Nuvesse or Gerbsman Partners. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Nuvesse and Gerbsman Partners and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, hereby expressly disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the condition of the Nuvesse Assets and any portions thereof, including, but not limited to, environmental conditions, compliance with any government regulations or requirements, the implied warranties of habitability, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.

This memorandum contains confidential information and is not to be supplied to any person without Gerbsman Partners’ prior consent. This memorandum and the information contained herein are subject to the non-disclosure agreement attached hereto as Exhibit A.

The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers
Interested and qualified parties will be expected to sign a nondisclosure agreement (attached hereto as Exhibit A) to have access to key members of the management and intellectual capital teams and the due diligence “war room” documentation (the “Due Diligence Access”). Each interested party, as a consequence of the Due Diligence Access granted to it, shall be deemed to acknowledge and represent (i) that it is bound by the bidding procedures described herein; (ii) that it has an opportunity to inspect and examine the Uptake Medical Assets and to review all pertinent documents and information with respect thereto; (iii) that it is not relying upon any written or oral statements, representations, or warranties of Gerbsman Partners, or their respective staff, agents, or attorneys; and (iv) all such documents and reports have been provided solely for the convenience of the interested party, and Gerbsman Partners (and their respective, staff, agents, or attorneys) do not make any representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the same.

Following an initial round of due diligence, interested parties will be invited to participate with a sealed bid, for the acquisition of the Nuvesse Assets. Sealed bids must be submitted so that the bid is actually received by Gerbsman Partners no later than Friday, July 29, 2016, 3:00pm Pacific Standard Time (the “Bid Deadline”) at Nuvesse Skin Therapies, 20980 Redwood Road #100, Castro Valley, CA 94546. Please also email steve@gerbsmanpartners.com with any bid.

Bids should identify those assets being tendered for in a specific and identifiable way. The attached Nuvesse Fixed Asset Schedule may not be complete and Bidders interested in the Manufacturing and/or Fill Finish Equipment must submit a separate bid for such assets. Be specific as to the assets desired.

Any person or other entity making a bid must be prepared to provide independent confirmation that they possess the financial resources to complete the purchase where applicable. All bids must be accompanied by a refundable deposit check in the amount of $200,000 (payable to Nuvesse Skin Therapies). The winning bidder will be notified within 3 business days after the Bid Deadline. Non-successful bidders will have their deposit returned to them. Nuvesse reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, accept or reject any bid, or withdraw any or all assets from sale.

Nuvesse will require the successful bidder to close within 7 business days. Any or all of the assets of Nuvesse will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, with no representation or warranties whatsoever.

All sales, transfer, and recording taxes, stamp taxes, or similar taxes, if any, relating to the sale of the Nuvesse Assets shall be the sole responsibility of the successful bidder and shall be paid to Nuvesse at the closing of each transaction.

For additional information, please see below and/or contact:

Steven R. Gerbsman
steve@gerbsmanpartners.com

Kenneth Hardesty
ken@gerbsmanpartners.com

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San Francisco, July, 2016
Successful “Date Certain M&A” of Vigilistics, Inc. its Assets and Intellectual Property – Gerbsman Partners, Financial Advisor
Steven R. Gerbsman, Principal of Gerbsman Partners and Kenneth Hardesty, Member of Gerbsman Partners Board of Intellectual Capital announced today their success in maximizing stakeholder value for Vigilistics, Inc.   Vigilistics is a leading manufacturing analytics software company that provides compliance and data analytics solutions to the beverage and food processing industry.

Gerbsman Partners provided Financial Advisory leadership to Vigilistics, Inc., through the Date Certain M&A Process, facilitated the sale of the business unit’s assets and its associated Intellectual Property and closing of the sale.   Due to market conditions, the board of directors of Vigilistics, Inc. made the strategic decision to maximize the value of the business unit and Intellectual Property. Gerbsman Partners provided leadership to the company with:

a.  Business Consulting and Investment Banking domain expertise in developing the strategic action plans for maximizing value of the business unit, Intellectual Property and assets;
b.  Proven domain expertise in maximizing the value of the business unit and Intellectual Property through a Gerbsman Partners targeted and proprietary “Date Certain M&A Process”;
c.  The ability to “Manage the Process” among potential Acquirers, Lawyers, Creditors Management and Advisors;
d.  Communications with the Board of Directors, senior management, senior lenders, creditors, vendors and all stakeholders in interest.
About Gerbsman Partners

Gerbsman Partners focuses on maximizing enterprise value for stakeholders and shareholders in under-performing, under-capitalized and under-valued companies and their Intellectual Property. Since 2001, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in maximizing value for 93 Technology, Medical Device, Life Science, Solar, Fuel Cell and Digital Marketing companies and their Intellectual Property and has restructured/terminated over $810 million of real estate executory contracts and equipment lease/sub-debt obligations. Since inception in 1980, Gerbsman Partners has been involved in over $2.3 billion of financings, restructurings and M&A transactions.

Gerbsman Partners has offices and strategic alliances in San Francisco, Orange County, Boston, New York, Washington, DC, McLean, VA, Europe and Israel.

 

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The Bidding Process, Procedures for the Sale of certain Assets and Intellectual Property of POLYREMEDY, Inc., dba Nuvesse Skin Therapies

Further to Gerbsman Partners sales letter of June 27, 2016 regarding the sale of certain assets of by Polyremedy, Inc., dba Nuvesse Skin Therapies (www.nuvesse.com) and ( http://www.nuvessemd.com ), I am attaching Exhibit A, Nuvesse NDA and the Nuvesse Skin Therapies “Cellulation Product Technology Deck”.

The Gerbsman Partners team will be following up to review the Bidding Process, schedule due diligence meetings and answer any questions regarding the “Date Certain M&A Process”.

Gerbsman Partners has been retained by POLYREMEDY, INC., dba Nuvesse Skin Therapies to solicit interest for the acquisition of all or substantially all of Nuvesse Skin Therapies assets, including its Intellectual Property (“IP”), in whole or in part (collectively, the “Nuvesse Skin Therapies Assets”).

Any and all the assets of Nuvesse Skin Therapies will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis and will be subject to “The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers”, outlined below.

Prior to the bid date of July 29, 2016, I will be sending out a draft Asset Purchase Agreement, “APA”, wire transfer instructions for the refundable deposit and a detail asset listing for the “APA”.

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

The information in this memorandum does not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or a contract.

The information contained in this memorandum relating to Nuvesse assets has been supplied by Nuvesse. It has not been independently investigated or verified by Gerbsman Partners or its agents.

Potential purchasers should not rely on any information contained in this memorandum or provided by Nuvesse, or Gerbsman Partners (or their respective staff, agents, and attorneys) in connection herewith, whether transmitted orally or in writing as a statement, opinion, or representation of fact. Interested parties should satisfy themselves through independent investigations as they or their legal and financial advisors see fit.

Nuvesse, Gerbsman Partners, and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, (i) disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the truth, accuracy, and completeness of any information provided in connection herewith and (ii) do not accept liability for the information, including that contained in this memorandum, whether that liability arises by reasons of Nuvesse’s or Gerbsman Partners’ negligence or otherwise.

Any sale of the Nuvesse Assets will be made on an “as-is,” “where-is,” and “with all faults” basis, without any warranties, representations, or guarantees, either express or implied, of any kind, nature, or type whatsoever from, or on behalf of Nuvesse or Gerbsman Partners. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Nuvesse and Gerbsman Partners and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, hereby expressly disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the condition of the Nuvesse Assets and any portions thereof, including, but not limited to, environmental conditions, compliance with any government regulations or requirements, the implied warranties of habitability, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.

This memorandum contains confidential information and is not to be supplied to any person without Gerbsman Partners’ prior consent. This memorandum and the information contained herein are subject to the non-disclosure agreement attached hereto as Exhibit A.
The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers
Interested and qualified parties will be expected to sign a nondisclosure agreement (attached hereto as Exhibit A) to have access to key members of the management and intellectual capital teams and the due diligence “war room” documentation (the “Due Diligence Access”). Each interested party, as a consequence of the Due Diligence Access granted to it, shall be deemed to acknowledge and represent (i) that it is bound by the bidding procedures described herein; (ii) that it has an opportunity to inspect and examine the Uptake Medical Assets and to review all pertinent documents and information with respect thereto; (iii) that it is not relying upon any written or oral statements, representations, or warranties of Gerbsman Partners, or their respective staff, agents, or attorneys; and (iv) all such documents and reports have been provided solely for the convenience of the interested party, and Gerbsman Partners (and their respective, staff, agents, or attorneys) do not make any representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the same.

Following an initial round of due diligence, interested parties will be invited to participate with a sealed bid, for the acquisition of the Nuvesse Assets. Sealed bids must be submitted so that the bid is actually received by Gerbsman Partners no later than Friday, July 29, 2016, 3:00pm Pacific Standard Time (the “Bid Deadline”) at Nuvesse Skin Therapies, 20980 Redwood Road #100, Castro Valley, CA 94546. Please also email steve@gerbsmanpartners.com with any bid.

Bids should identify those assets being tendered for in a specific and identifiable way. The attached Nuvesse Fixed Asset Schedule may not be complete and Bidders interested in the Manufacturing and/or Fill Finish Equipment must submit a separate bid for such assets. Be specific as to the assets desired.

Any person or other entity making a bid must be prepared to provide independent confirmation that they possess the financial resources to complete the purchase where applicable. All bids must be accompanied by a refundable deposit check in the amount of $200,000 (payable to Nuvesse Skin Therapies). The winning bidder will be notified within 3 business days after the Bid Deadline. Non-successful bidders will have their deposit returned to them. Nuvesse reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, accept or reject any bid, or withdraw any or all assets from sale.

Nuvesse will require the successful bidder to close within 7 business days. Any or all of the assets of Nuvesse will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, with no representation or warranties whatsoever.

All sales, transfer, and recording taxes, stamp taxes, or similar taxes, if any, relating to the sale of the Nuvesse Assets shall be the sole responsibility of the successful bidder and shall be paid to Nuvesse at the closing of each transaction.

For additional information, please see below and/or contact:

Steven R. Gerbsman
steve@gerbsmanpartners.com

Kenneth Hardesty
ken@gerbsmanpartners.com

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The Bidding Process, Procedures for the Sale of certain Assets and Intellectual Property of Uptake Medical Corp.

Further to Gerbsman Partners Update on June 20, 2015, June 15, 2016 and sales letter of June 8, 2016 regarding the sale of certain assets of Uptake Medical Corp. (“Uptake Medical”), I am attaching the Asset Purchase Agreement (“APA”) that is required with any bid, refundable wire transfer information and a detail Asset List Schedule for interested parties bidding on the assets and IP of Uptake Medical. The Asset List Schedule should be used for your schedules of identifying specific assets you are bidding on.

Ken, Dennis and I will be following up to review the Bidding Process, schedule due diligence meetings and answer any questions regarding the “Date Certain M&A Process”.

Gerbsman Partners has been retained by Uptake Medical  to solicit interest for the acquisition of all or substantially all of Uptake Medical’s assets, including its Intellectual Property (“IP”), in whole or in part (collectively, the “Uptake Medical Assets”).

Any and all the assets of Uptake Medical will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis and will be subject to “The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers”, outlined below.

Prior to the bid date of July 8, 2016, I would encourage all interested parties to have their counsel speak with Martin J. Waters, Esq. of Wilson Sonsini at 858 350 2308 – mwaters@wsgr.com regarding reviewing and negotiating the attached “APA”. He is available to discuss any questions or comments of a legal nature relating to the transactions contemplated by the “APA”. Also, please review and insure that the refundable deposit is received prior to the bid date.

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

The information in this memorandum does not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or a contract.

The information contained in this memorandum relating to Uptake Medical’s Assets has been supplied by Uptake. It has not been independently investigated or verified by Gerbsman Partners or their respective agents.

Potential purchasers should not rely on any information contained in this memorandum or provided by Gerbsman Partners (or their respective staff, agents, and attorneys) in connection herewith, whether transmitted orally or in writing as a statement, opinion, or representation of fact. Interested parties should satisfy themselves through independent investigations as they or their legal and financial advisors see fit.

Gerbsman Partners, and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, (i) disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the truth, accuracy, and completeness of any information provided in connection herewith and (ii) do not accept liability for the information, including that contained in this memorandum, whether that liability arises by reasons of Uptake’s or Gerbsman Partners’ negligence or otherwise.

Any sale of the Uptake Medical Assets will be made on an “as-is,” “where-is,” and “with all faults” basis, without any warranties, representations, or guarantees, either express or implied, of any kind, nature, or type whatsoever from, or on behalf of Uptake Medical and Gerbsman Partners. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Uptake and Gerbsman Partners and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, hereby expressly disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the condition of the Uptake Medical Assets and any portions thereof, including, but not limited to, environmental conditions, compliance with any government regulations or requirements, the implied warranties of habitability, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.

This memorandum contains confidential information and is not to be supplied to any person without Gerbsman Partners’ prior consent. This memorandum and the information contained herein are subject to the non-disclosure agreement attached hereto as Exhibit A.

The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers

Interested and qualified parties will be expected to sign a nondisclosure agreement (attached hereto as Exhibit A) to have access to key members of the management and intellectual capital teams and the due diligence “war room” documentation (the “Due Diligence Access”). Each interested party, as a consequence of the Due Diligence Access granted to it, shall be deemed to acknowledge and represent (i) that it is bound by the bidding procedures described herein; (ii) that it has an opportunity to inspect and examine the Uptake Medical Assets and to review all pertinent documents and information with respect thereto; (iii) that it is not relying upon any written or oral statements, representations, or warranties of Gerbsman Partners, or their respective staff, agents, or attorneys; and (iv) all such documents and reports have been provided solely for the convenience of the interested party, and Gerbsman Partners (and their respective, staff, agents, or attorneys) do not make any representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the same.

Following an initial round of due diligence, interested parties will be invited to participate with a sealed bid, for the acquisition of the Uptake Medical Assets. Sealed bids must be submitted so that the bid is actually received by Gerbsman Partners no later than Friday, July 8, 2016, 3:00pm Pacific Standard Time (the “Bid Deadline”) at Gerbsman Partners, 211 Laurel Grove Ave., Kentfield, CA 94904. Please also email steve@gerbsmanpartners.com with any bid.

Bids should identify those assets being tendered for in a specific and identifiable way. The attached Uptake fixed asset list may not be complete and Bidders interested in the Uptake Medical Equipment must submit a separate bid for such assets. Be specific as to the assets desired.

Any person or other entity making a bid must be prepared to provide independent confirmation that they possess the financial resources to complete the purchase where applicable. All bids must be accompanied by a refundable deposit check in the amount of $200,000 (payable to Uptake Medical, Inc.). The winning bidder will be notified within 3 business days after the Bid Deadline. Non-successful bidders will have their deposit returned to them. Uptake Medical reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, accept or reject any bid, or withdraw any or all assets from sale.

Uptake will require the successful bidder to close within 7 business days. Any or all of the assets of Uptake will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, with no representation or warranties whatsoever.

All sales, transfer, and recording taxes, stamp taxes, or similar taxes, if any, relating to the sale of the Uptake Medical Assets shall be the sole responsibility of the successful bidder and shall be paid to Uptake at the closing of each transaction.

For additional information, please see below and/or contact:

Steven R. Gerbsman
steve@gerbsmanpartners.com

Kenneth Hardesty
ken@gerbsmanpartners.com

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The Bidding Process, Procedures for the Sale of certain Assets and Intellectual Property of Uptake Medical Corp.

Further to Gerbsman Partners sales letter of June 8, 2016 regarding the sale of certain assets of Uptake Medical Corp. (“Uptake Medical”), I am attaching Uptake Medical information and Exhibit A NDA, for interested parties bidding on the assets and IP of Uptake Medical.

Gerbsman Partners will be following up to review the Bidding Process, schedule due diligence meetings and answer any questions regarding the “Date Certain M&A Process”.

Gerbsman Partners (http://www.gerbsmanpartners.com) has been retained by Uptake Medical (http://uptakemedical.com) to solicit interest for the acquisition of all or substantially all of Uptake Medical’s assets, including its Intellectual Property (“IP”), in whole or in part (collectively, the “Uptake Medical Assets”).

Any and all the assets of Uptake Medical will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis and will be subject to “The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers”, outlined below.

Prior to the bid date of July 8, 2016, and after you receive the draft Asset Purchase Agreement “APA” (will be sent out next week) I would encourage all interested parties to have their counsel speak with Martin J. Waters, Esq. of Wilson Sonsini at 858 350 2308 – mwaters@wsgr.com. He is available to discuss any questions or comments of a legal nature relating to the transactions contemplated by the “APA”.

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE

The information in this memorandum does not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or a contract.

The information contained in this memorandum relating to Uptake Medical’s Assets has been supplied by Uptake. It has not been independently investigated or verified by Gerbsman Partners or their respective agents.

Potential purchasers should not rely on any information contained in this memorandum or provided by Gerbsman Partners (or their respective staff, agents, and attorneys) in connection herewith, whether transmitted orally or in writing as a statement, opinion, or representation of fact. Interested parties should satisfy themselves through independent investigations as they or their legal and financial advisors see fit.

Gerbsman Partners, and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, (i) disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the truth, accuracy, and completeness of any information provided in connection herewith and (ii) do not accept liability for the information, including that contained in this memorandum, whether that liability arises by reasons of Uptake’s or Gerbsman Partners’ negligence or otherwise.

Any sale of the Uptake Medical Assets will be made on an “as-is,” “where-is,” and “with all faults” basis, without any warranties, representations, or guarantees, either express or implied, of any kind, nature, or type whatsoever from, or on behalf of Uptake Medical and Gerbsman Partners. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Uptake and Gerbsman Partners and their respective staff, agents, and attorneys, hereby expressly disclaim any and all implied warranties concerning the condition of the Uptake Medical Assets and any portions thereof, including, but not limited to, environmental conditions, compliance with any government regulations or requirements, the implied warranties of habitability, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.

This memorandum contains confidential information and is not to be supplied to any person without Gerbsman Partners’ prior consent. This memorandum and the information contained herein are subject to the non-disclosure agreement attached hereto as Exhibit A.

The Bidding Process for Interested Buyers

Interested and qualified parties will be expected to sign a nondisclosure agreement (attached hereto as Exhibit A) to have access to key members of the management and intellectual capital teams and the due diligence “war room” documentation (the “Due Diligence Access”). Each interested party, as a consequence of the Due Diligence Access granted to it, shall be deemed to acknowledge and represent (i) that it is bound by the bidding procedures described herein; (ii) that it has an opportunity to inspect and examine the Uptake Medical Assets and to review all pertinent documents and information with respect thereto; (iii) that it is not relying upon any written or oral statements, representations, or warranties of Gerbsman Partners, or their respective staff, agents, or attorneys; and (iv) all such documents and reports have been provided solely for the convenience of the interested party, and Gerbsman Partners (and their respective, staff, agents, or attorneys) do not make any representations as to the accuracy or completeness of the same.

Following an initial round of due diligence, interested parties will be invited to participate with a sealed bid, for the acquisition of the Uptake Medical Assets. Sealed bids must be submitted so that the bid is actually received by Gerbsman Partners no later than Friday, July 8, 2016, 3:00pm Pacific Standard Time (the “Bid Deadline”) at Gerbsman Partners.  Please also email steve@gerbsmanpartners.com with any bid.

Bids should identify those assets being tendered for in a specific and identifiable way. The attached Uptake fixed asset list may not be complete and Bidders interested in the Uptake Medical Equipment must submit a separate bid for such assets. Be specific as to the assets desired.

Any person or other entity making a bid must be prepared to provide independent confirmation that they possess the financial resources to complete the purchase where applicable. All bids must be accompanied by a refundable deposit check in the amount of $200,000 (payable to Uptake Medical, Inc.). The winning bidder will be notified within 3 business days after the Bid Deadline. Non-successful bidders will have their deposit returned to them. Uptake Medical reserves the right to, in its sole discretion, accept or reject any bid, or withdraw any or all assets from sale.

Uptake will require the successful bidder to close within 7 business days. Any or all of the assets of Uptake will be sold on an “as is, where is” basis, with no representation or warranties whatsoever.

All sales, transfer, and recording taxes, stamp taxes, or similar taxes, if any, relating to the sale of the Uptake Medical Assets shall be the sole responsibility of the successful bidder and shall be paid to Uptake at the closing of each transaction.

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