June 4, 2012

Northwestern Management Services Announces the Opening of Port St. Lucie Location

Northwestern Management Services (“NMS”) announced that it has opened a new dental facility in Port St. Lucie, Florida. The facility has 10 dental operatories, and offers its patients a range of general and specialty dentistry services. NMS has successfully been executing on its growth plan through de-novo openings. Since 2007, the Company has opened 5 new dental locations and added operatories in 5 other facilities, increasing the Company’s operatories by 150% in the aggregate. About The Beekman Group  The Beekman Group is a leading private equity firm dedicated to bringing financial and operational resources to small and middle-market companies. TBG’s team consists of experienced private equity professionals, as well as a select group of Industry Operating Partners who are leading executives in our targeted industry segments. This Industry Partner approach to investing is the cornerstone of our investment strategy - creating value through partnership in targeted industries with small and middle-market management teams. About Northwestern Management Services  Northwestern Management Services LLC manages a network of 21 retail-driven general and multi-specialty dental practices located in Southeast Florida operating under the brand name Gentle Dental. The group’s dental practices provide comprehensive general, specialty and cosmetic dental services in a super-convenient “one-stop” format with the slogan “All Dentistry…One Place”. For more information, please visit