Panini Adds New Value-Added Reseller: Eagle Direct

Panini and Eagle Direct are working together to provide the nation's largest financial institutions with state-of-the-art solutions for distributed check capture. Eagle Direct has been a leading provider of end-to-end branch technology and equipment platforms for financial institutions for more than 25 years. As one of the largest value added resellers of banking equipment and consumables in the United States, Eagle Direct is an independent resource offering unbiased analysis and delivery of hardware, consumables and services.

"Our ability to not only sell Panini products but also service them in-house allows banks to stay focused
on growing their customer base, knowing their hardware and consumable needs are being met with the
best products available in the marketplace," says Robert Armstrong, Vice President, Eagle Direct. "Our
customers have the additional comfort of knowing our hardware portfolio now includes the Panini Vision
X, Vision neXt, Vision 1, and the first truly professional mobile RDC platform, the Panini mI:Deal.

"We are excited to welcome Eagle Direct to the Panini family of partners. As the only Panini Authorized
Service Provider (PASP) in New England, Eagle Direct is joining a carefully selected and distinguished
group of 9 PASP’s and 15 Panini Value-Added Resellers throughout North America. We know that they
have what it takes to meet customer needs and exceed their expectations with the combination of our
hardware and their service,” adds Michael Pratt, Chief Executive Officer, Panini.

Panini is the market leader in distributed check capture with dominant market share, demonstrated best
quality, and the richest history of innovation. Panini provides to customers the lowest cost of ownership,
best reliability, and broadest reach of industry partnerships. Panini's scalable check capture platforms
address a complete range of distributed check capture applications.

About Panini
Founded in Turin, Italy, Panini has enabled clients to capitalize on shifts in the global payments
processing market for more than seventy years. Panini has a rich history of technology innovation,
leveraging the company’s expertise in research & development. Panini’s market leading solutions are
based on state-of-the-art engineering resources and ISO-9001 quality certified production. Panini offers
check capture solutions that enable customers to fully realize the advantages and efficiencies available
with the digital transformation of the paper check, resulting in the world’s largest deployed base of check
capture systems, now approaching one million devices. Panini’s scalable check capture solutions address
the complete range of distributed check processing opportunities including teller capture, back-counter
capture, remote deposit capture, remittance processing and point-of-sale capture. The company provides
solutions on a global basis, and has direct subsidiary operations in the United States covering North
America and in Brazil covering Latin American markets. For more information visit: www.panini.com.

About Eagle Direct
Eagle Direct is a leader within the Banking and Item Processing industries. We provide the parts,
consumables, services and training that help shape and support the financial industry. Our more than 25
years of industry experience helps us offer complete solutions for our customers.
Today, Eagle Direct, led by an experienced executive team, is committed to staying ahead of an evergrowing
and increasingly complex industry while providing full-service solutions.

The Snowman Group
Eagle Direct is a subsidiary of The Snowman Group. The Snowman Group is a private, family owned
company based in Hermon, Maine. The company was founded in 1932 and boasts a deep talent pool of
high caliber proven business leaders.