SOURCE: United Max International, LLC

August 23, 2007 12:15 ET

United Max International on Track to Raise $25 Million for New Fund

POMPANO BEACH, FL and HONG KONG--(Marketwire - August 23, 2007) - The private equity fund, United Max International, LLC or UMI, has announced today that it's Board of Directors has approved a $25 million capital raise for the firm's new fund.

The fund, which will be managed by UMI's managing member, Bruce Braatelien, will have a focus on investments in various existing or newly formed operating companies or investment instruments particularly in Southeast Asia.

Under the terms of the offering, the Company will distribute up to 1,000 Units with a subscription price of $25,000 per Unit and each Unit will carry a 7% coupon. The fund has expectations of investing in various resorts, casinos, property developments, and seafood processing plants in Southeast Asia.

Fund Manager Bruce Braatelien has served in senior management capacities on a variety of private companies. He has managed financial leasing and investment companies for most of his career. He served as President of TDI, an Asian investment and trading company from 1997-2002, which invested in and helped develop power and communications projects in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam. He brings a long list of international expertise in finance and project development to the company as well as a very long list of Asian Corporate and Government relationships.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, and qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

About United Max International, LLC

United Max International, LLC is a purpose formed financial advisory company dedicated to establishing active investments in various existing or newly formed operating companies or investment instruments particularly in Southeast Asia.

For more information on UMI go to http://www.unitedmaxintl.com

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