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Sale of American Institute of Gastric Banding to United Surgical Partners International

November 14, 2012 - American Institute of Gastric Banding ("AIGB" or the "Company"), headquartered in Richardson, TX, is a leading provider of medical services to the overweight population in the U.S., operating under the True ResultsĀ® brand. AIGB provides weight loss surgery and related services to six markets in Texas and Arizona through its network of surgery centers and diagnostic facilities. AIGB is a portfolio company of Sankaty Advisors, a leading private manager of fixed income and credit instruments with approximately $19.3 billion assets under management.

AIGB retained Cain Brothers as its exclusive financial advisor to explore the sale of the Company. Our team successfully negotiated a transaction with United Surgical Partners International.

Founded in 1998, United Surgical Partners International, Inc. (USPI) owns and operates short stay surgical facilities including surgery centers and hospitals in the U.S.

If you would like more information about this transaction, please feel free to contact:

Wyatt Ritchie
Managing Director
415-962-2935
writchie@cainbrothers.com

Jamie King
Managing Director
415-962-2959
jking@cainbrothers.com