May 2006

JEGI Represents The Governance Institute in Sale to National Research Corporation

The Governance Institute, a provider of essential knowledge and solutions necessary for hospital and health systems Boards of Directors, executive management and physician leaders to achieve excellence across a wide array of strategic issues that confront hospitals and their Boards, has been sold to National Research Corporation (NASDAQ/NM: NRCI), a leader in healthcare performance measurement and improvement, for $19.5 million in cash at closing and $2.8 million in assumed liabilities. Housatonic Partners, a private equity firm focused on investments in the business services and media industries, was the majority shareholder in The Governance Institute.

The Jordan, Edmiston Group represented The Governance Institute in this transaction.