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Sequoia Consulting Group, LLC

Sequoia is a San Diego, California-based life sciences consulting company that offers a broad range of business, technical, and scientific consulting services across the full product lifecycle to blue chip clients in the life sciences industry. Founded in 2013 by Brandy Bullen, and emerging from the incubator of its financial backer, Bootstrap Venture Partners, the Company’s consultants are highly experienced in the life sciences industry and are well-regarded subject matter experts, enabling Sequoia to go beyond the traditional consulting role and assist clients in the execution of their objectives, thereby increasing the likelihood of successful outcomes for clients.

“We were very excited to be given the opportunity to assist Sequoia and Bootstrap Venture Partners on this highly coveted transaction,” said Paul Kacik, Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Investment Banking at HCA. “Brandy Bullen has built an amazing organization with an experienced management team, a deep bench of industry-leading consultants, and a tight-knit company culture. We look forward to watching her continue driving Sequoia’s growth alongside Riverside Partners.”

“It was a pleasure working with the Hexagon Capital Alliance team,” said Brandy Bullen, CEO and Founder of Sequoia. “Finding the right new partner for Sequoia was of high importance to us during this process. Hexagon brought all the right parties to the table, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to continue our journey alongside Riverside Partners.”

Jean Balgrosky, PhD, Managing Partner at Bootstrap Venture Partners also commented, “Sequoia was a great investment for Bootstrap. Along with my Bootstrap partners, I am especially excited as a woman investor backing a woman CEO, to watch the Company grow under Brandy’s continued leadership with Riverside Partners as its new equity partner. Working with Hexagon Capital Alliance was the right decision for us as the Hexagon team came with deep domain expertise and relationships within the pharmaceutical services sector. They served as our trusted advisor throughout the entire process.”

For additional information, please contact:

Paul Kacik, Managing Director: [email protected]

Brad Erhart, Director: [email protected]

About Hexagon Capital Alliance

Hexagon Capital Alliance LLC (“HCA”) is a Corona Del Mar, CA-based middle-market investment banking firm providing mergers & acquisitions, capital raise, and strategic advisory services. Founded in 1999 and previously known as Moss Adams Capital LLC, HCA spun-out from parent Moss Adams LLP and rebranded effective January 1, 2021. HCA professionals have 120 years of combined middle-market experience and have completed more than 300 transactions in Consumer, Industrial, and Healthcare sectors.

For more information, please visit www.hexagoncapitalalliance.com.

About Sequoia

Sequoia is a life sciences consulting group that provides technical, quality and scientific operations, business transformation, and program and project management to early stage companies and industry leaders in the biotech, pharma, diagnostics, and medical device industries. Sequoia’s employees support all phases of development from R&D through commercial operations.

For more information, please visit www.sequoiabiotech.com.

 About Riverside Partners

Founded in 1989, Riverside Partners is a middle market private equity firm with total capital commitments of $1.6 billion raised since inception. The firm focuses on growth-oriented companies in the technology and healthcare industries. Riverside Partners is particularly experienced at partnering with founders, owners and management teams and it brings substantial domain expertise and operating experience to its portfolio companies.

For more information, please visit www.riversidepartners.com.

 About Bootstrap Venture Partners

Founded in 2013, Bootstrap Venture Partners is a venture capital firm focused on information technology-enabled health care and life sciences innovations that deliver real-world solutions. Bootstrap Venture Partner’s mission is to invest in and mentor early-stage companies whose products and services we believe will have a meaningful effect on the greater good.

For more information, please visit www.bootstrapventurepartners.com.