Press Release February 24, 2005

Mezz Cap Closes $25 Million Investment Round Led by Conning Capital Partners

BOSTON, Feb. 24, 2005 – Mezz Cap, a privately owned commercial real estate finance company and wholesale lender, and Conning Capital Partners, a leading source of growth capital to financial services and healthcare services companies, recently announced that Mezz Cap has closed a $25 million expansion investment round.

The partners from Goodwin Procter who represented Conning Capital in this matter are James Curley and William Whitledge.