Press Release

Exium Partners Announces Investment in Six Month Smiles

08 Feb 2013
Exium Partners, a private equity and management consulting firm based in New York, Rochester, and Atlanta, today announced that it has completed an investment in Six Month Smiles, a recognized leader of short term orthodontic solutions for dentists. Founded in 2006 by Dr. Ryan Swain, Six Month Smiles is a clinically proven approach to adult cosmetic orthodontics used by thousands of general dentists across the US and other countries. Exium and Huron Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Detroit, provided equity financing for the transaction.

"We're excited about this investment," said Dr. Swain. "Six Month Smiles has grown rapidly over the past several years and this is the right time for us to reinvest in market expansion. As we continue to lead the market with our Short Term Ortho system, we believe the operational experience from our new investors will help us reach new heights."

The Six Month Smiles Short Term Ortho System provides general dentists with a practical and turnkey solution for adult patients seeking to straighten their teeth. The company is headquartered in Scottsville, New York, where the majority of the staff is located.

"Six Month Smiles is exactly the type of investment we look for," said Omar Nazem, Partner at Exium Partners. "It's a growing business, generating significant earnings, and addresses a clear market need. As operational investors, we plan to stay closely involved with the company and use our experience, network, and resources to help Six Month Smiles accelerate growth."

About Exium Partners
Exium Partners is a private equity and management consulting firm that invests in healthy businesses with strong growth potential. The firm focuses on control investments in lower middle-market companies located in the United States and Canada because companies of that size are particularly well positioned to benefit from its operational approach. In partnering with management teams, Exium looks to cooperatively build game-changing performers that customers love to work with and employees love to work for. Exium’s partners have executive operating experience in addition to expertise in private equity investing and a track record of successful merger and acquisition transactions. Exium has offices in Rochester, Atlanta, and New York City, and its investments typically result in transaction sizes of $20 million to $200 million. For more information about Exium Partners, please visit or call 1-888-98-EXIUM.

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