Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

June 01, 2006 08:00 ET

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP: California Investment Expert to Address Technology and Life Sciences Investment Forum

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - June 1, 2006) - Fasken Martineau is pleased to announce that Eric W. Edmondson will be the keynote luncheon speaker at the 2006 Fasken Martineau Technology and Life Sciences Forum. Mr. Edmondson is an investment specialist with in-depth knowledge of the technology sector and is a principal in Seven Hills Group LLC, a financial advisory and corporate finance services firm based in San Francisco, California.

"Eric Edmondson understands technology investing and has seen success from Wall Street to Silicone Valley," says Iain Mant, a partner at Fasken Martineau and a co-founder of the event. "I am pleased to welcome Eric to Vancouver and the Forum and look forward to him sharing his perspective on technology investing with our guests."

Mr. Edmondson has an extensive background in investing with a particular focus on the technology sector. His career spans many years with a variety of leading investment and financial service firms across America. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an AB cum laude from Dartmouth College.

Founded in 2001, Seven Hills Group LLC provides financial advisory and corporate finance services to emerging and mid-capitalization companies. Based in San Francisco, the firm is independently owned by its partners, principals, and a select group of private investors.

Now in its ninth year, this marks the third consecutive year that Fasken Martineau is hosting the Forum.

The Fasken Martineau Technology and Life Sciences Forum will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Vancouver. This full day event includes presentations by an exciting array of top B.C.-based public companies from the technology and life sciences industries to members of the investment community. Investment advisors, financial analysts, investment bankers, money managers and members of the media are invited and encouraged to attend this unbiased investment forum.

Registration and general information on the 2006 Fasken Martineau Technology and Life Sciences Forum can be found at www.faskenforum.com or by contacting Jennifer Despins at Fasken Martineau directly at 604 631 3296 or faskenforum@van.fasken.com.

Fasken Martineau, which ranks among the four largest law firms in Canada (Lexpert's 2005 Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada), is a leading Canadian business and litigation law firm. Fasken Martineau is recognized for its strength and expertise in financial services, corporate finance, securities, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, energy, mining and environmental law, aboriginal affairs, taxation, wealth management, litigation, arbitration, labour and employment law, human rights, intellectual property and information technology law. With over 580 lawyers, the firm has offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City, as well as in New York, London, and Johannesburg. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP is a limited liability partnership and includes law corporations.

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