LEVERAGED FINANCE

ORIX Leveraged Finance is pleased to announce that it has provided a second lien financing in support of Vector Capital’s acquisition and merger of Freedom Scientific Holdings Corp. (“Freedom”) and Optelec B.V. (“Optelec”). Freedom provides software and hardware solutions for the low vision & blind (“LV&B”) communities. Optelec, based in the Netherlands, is a complementary provider of video magnifiers and other hardware solutions for the visually impaired. The merger creates a leading global provider of hardware and software products to the LV&B communities.