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David Liptak
Managing Member

David Liptak is the Founder and Managing Partner of Spring Street Partners.

After receiving his B.A. degree in Economics from Harvard College in 1981, Mr. Liptak began
his career as an analyst in the Arbitrage Department of Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. in August,
1982. In 1984, Mr. Liptak joined Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., as a Senior Vice President in charge
of the firm's proprietary Arbitrage Department, a position he held until September, 1992.

In 1992, Mr. Liptak formed West Broadway Partners, Inc., an investment partnership that
ultimately managed more than $700 million in investor capital in the West Broadway Partners
group of funds. Mr. Liptak served as Senior Portfolio Manager for West Broadway Partners, LP,
and West Broadway Partners, Ltd., the firm's domestic and offshore arbitrage and event driven
funds, and was Chairman of the firm's Executive Committee. Mr. Liptak closed his funds and
left the firm in March 2005.

In 1995, Mr. Liptak formed Spring Street Partners, LP, and commenced the investment activities
that led to the establishment of the firm as an active investment partnership. In March, 2005, Mr.
Liptak began managing Spring Street Partners on a full time basis.

Mr. Liptak actively supports children's educational programs, particularly in underserved
areas, and has established a number of scholarship programs for disadvantaged youths with
educational organizations and schools, including the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport,
Connecticut, the Roman Catholic Diocese in Bridgeport, Connecticut, the Eastside School in
East Palo Alto, California, the Sampoerna Academy in Indonesia and the Harvard College Fund
in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Mr. Liptak is married with three children and lives in Manhattan.