Press Release February 18, 2005

TA Associates Completes Minority Investment in Microban International

BOSTON, Feb. 18, 2005 – TA Associates, a leading private equity and buyout firm, recently announced it has completed a minority investment in New York-based Microban International, Ltd., a globe leader in Built-in antimicrobial product protection.

The partners from Goodwin Procter who represented TA Associates in this matter are Kevin Dennis and Kingsley Taft.