RLJ Equity Partners, LLC Appoints New Director of Business Development

    RLJ Equity Partners, LLC Appoints New Director of Business Development

Equity Firm Expands National Presence with Los Angeles Based Office

PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25, 2013

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --RLJ Equity Partners, LLC today
announced the appointment of Jack Isaacs as Director of Business Development
to coordinate corporate initiatives and investor relations. Mr. Isaacs has
more than 20 years of experience in private equity and as an attorney and will
report to Managing Partner, Rufus H. Rivers.

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"Jack has a tremendous amount of experience on the West Coast and in the
middle market," said Rivers. "I'm sure he will be successful in this new role
which will allow us to more effectively source investment opportunities
throughout the western United States."

"RLJ Equity Partners has a solid reputation and proven track record in its
leadership and investment strategies," said Isaacs. "I am excited to join the
Firm in this new role and I look forward to contributing to RLJ's future
success and business development."

Formerly, Mr. Isaacs was a Managing Director and Partner at Kayne Anderson
Capital Advisors in the firm's growth private equity group with $615 million
of assets under management. Prior to joining Kayne Anderson, Mr. Isaacs served
as Corporate Counsel at Macrovision Corporation. With a background in private
practice as a corporate and securities lawyer, Mr. Isaacs previously worked at
Foley & Lardner, LLP.

Mr. Isaacs earned a B.A. in International Relations from the College of
William and Mary, a J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, an
LL.M. in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law
Center, and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of
Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Bar Associations of California, the
District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

RLJ Equity Partners was founded in 2006 by Robert L. Johnson, Founder and
Chairman of The RLJ Companies in a strategic alliance with The Carlyle Group.
RLJ Equity Partners invests in companies with enterprise values between $50M
and $250M and currently consists of 7 portfolio companies.

About The RLJ Companies: The RLJ Companies, founded by Robert L. Johnson, is
an innovative business network that provides strategic investments in a
diverse portfolio of companies. Within The RLJ Companies portfolio, Johnson
owns or holds interests in businesses operating in a publicly traded hotel
real estate investment trust; private equity; financial services; asset
management; insurance services; automobile dealerships; sports and
entertainment; and video lottery terminal (VLT) gaming. The RLJ Companies is
headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with affiliate operations in Charlotte, NC;
Little Rock, AR; Los Angeles, CA; San Juan, PR; and Monrovia, Liberia. Prior
to founding The RLJ Companies, Johnson was founder and chairman of Black
Entertainment Television (BET). For more information visit:

About RLJ Equity Partners: RLJ Equity Partners is a middle-market private
equity firm focused on generating long-term capital appreciation by investing
in profitable and growing businesses led by strong management teams. Founded
in 2006 by Robert L. Johnson and managing partner Rufus H. Rivers in
partnership with The Carlyle Group, RLJ originates structures and invests in
traditional buy-outs, recapitalizations, and growth capital infusions. RLJ
Equity Partners is a portfolio company of The RLJ Companies. For additional
information please visit: www.rljequitypartners.com.

Media Inquiries: Traci Otey Blunt, (240) 744-7858 or press@rljcompanies.com

SOURCE The RLJ Companies

Website: http://www.rljcompanies.com
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