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EQUUS ANNOUNCES 2ND QUARTER LEASING ACTIVITY

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml"> <head></head> <body> <p><strong>PHILADELPHIA, PA. – August 9, 2013</strong> – Equus Capital Partners, Ltd., formerly BPG Properties, Ltd., one of the national’s leading private equity real estate fund managers, announced today its operating affiliates have executed 779,372 square feet of new and renewal leases for the second quarter of 2013.&#160; The closing of this quarter brings the total 2013 leasing activity in the firm’s portfolio to 1,483,039 square feet.</p> <p><strong>Highlights from the Greater Philadelphia region include:</strong><br /></p> <ul> <li>Ross Dress for Less renewed its lease for 25,430 square feet at the East Gate Square Shopping Center in Mount Laurel, New Jersey while Michaels Stores also renewed its 24,107 square foot lease in the Moorestown phase of East Gate.</li> <li>PetPlan signed a lease for 15,655 square feet at Ellis Preserve in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.&#160; The tenant was represented by Vernon Hill III of Interstate Commercial Real Estate and the landlord was represented by John Perkins of Jones Lang LaSalle.</li> <li>Bracket Global LLC renewed a lease for 11,155 square feet at Summit Square in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.&#160; The tenant was represented by Reid Blynn of Newmark Grubb Knight Frank and the landlord was represented by Jim Kinzig and Kim Harris of Aegis Property Group.</li> </ul> <p><strong>National Highlights include:</strong><br /></p> <ul> <li>Nuvotronics signed a lease for 50,537 square feet at Presidential Park West located in Raleigh, North Carolina.&#160; The tenant was represented by Howard Lee Clyburn of Avison Young NC, LLC.</li> <li>Ulta, Inc. signed a lease for 41,691 square feet at Tallgrass Corporate Center in Chicago, Illinois.&#160; The Tenant was represented by Fred Regnery of Colliers International and the landlord was represented by Francis Prock and Dave Florent of Colliers International. &#160;</li> <li>BellSouth Telecommunications renewed their lease for 34,458 square feet at Northmeadow Business Park in Roswell, Georgia.&#160; The tenant was represented by David Nixon and Kevin Best of CBRE and the landlord was represented by David Beak and Stephen Pond of NAI Brannen Goddard.</li> </ul> <p><strong>About Equus Capital Partners, Ltd.</strong><br /> Equus Capital Partners, formerly BPG Properties, Ltd. is one of the nation’s leading private equity real estate fund managers.&#160; Equus’ portfolio consists of over 24 million square feet of office, retail, student housing, and industrial properties and nearly 18,000 apartment units in over 70 communities located throughout the United States. The firm is headquartered in the Philadelphia area with regional offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Atlanta and Raleigh-Durham. For additional information, please visit the company’s website at www.equuspartners.com.<br /></p> <p><strong>For additional information on the company, please contact:</strong><br /> Joseph Nahas, Jr, Vice President, 215-575-2363<br /><br /></p> </body> </html>