AG Global Opens New Head Sales Office in Toronto, ON

  AG Global Opens New Head Sales Office in Toronto, ON

Business Wire

TORONTO -- September 17, 2013

AG Global, one of Canada’s largest natural and organic fertilizer
manufacturers with products available in retail outlets and distribution
centers across North America, has opened a new head sales office in Toronto at
155 Gordon Baker Road.

“I’m thrilled to be opening this new sales office in Toronto. It complements
our operations in Collingwood, our corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas
(US) and bolsters our North American presence,” said Angelo Lamanna, AG
Global’s chief operating officer. “AG Global continues to innovate and build
our product lines to fit the needs of home gardeners as well as large
agricultural operations. We are poised to take advantage of this momentum as
we extend our geographic footprint and introduce more growers to our superior
organic and natural fertilizer and lawn products.”

The new office will be headed up by Lamanna supported by Edward Solomon, sales
manager at AG Global.

Chief Operating Officer Angelo Lamanna is responsible for leading AG Global’s
business development, operations and customer relations. He has more than 20
years of manufacturing and sales experience. Formerly, Lamanna was vice
president of Amaizeingly Green Value Products (a predecessor company to AG
Global) and has held leadership positions at Rogers Communications, Inc.,
Sprint Communications, Group Telecom/360 Networks, CheckFree i-Solutions and
Panasonic Canada.

Sales Manager Edward Solomon has 30 years of experience in the organic
diversion and conversion industries in North America including collection,
processing and fertilizer product development. Before joining AG Global in
2011, Mr. Solomon held several key positions in the organic fertilizer and
waste industries, including serving as president and COO of Ed’s Purely
Organic Lawn and Garden Products.

About AG Global

AG Global, a portfolio company of Riverstone Holdings, is one of the largest
natural and organic fertilizer manufacturers in North America. The company’s
vision is to provide highly effective, non-toxic, biodegradable and
eco-friendly turf fertilizers and similar products for use in commercial
farming and home gardening. AG Global is based in Houston, Texas with sales,
production and warehousing facilities in Ontario, Canada. More information
about AG Global’s products is available at

About Riverstone Holdings

Riverstone is an energy and power-focused private investment firm founded in
2000 with approximately $25 billion of equity capital raised across seven
investment funds. Riverstone conducts buyout and growth capital investments in
the exploration & production, midstream, oilfield services, power and
renewable sectors of the energy industry. With offices in New York, London and
Houston, the firm has committed approximately $23.7 billion to 102 investments
in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia.


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