Platform Management acquires COOPER® Valves

Houston, Texas (August 24, 2011) - Platform Management LLC, a Texas privately owned company, acquired the stock and general partner control interest in COOPER® Valves LP (“COOPER”) from Newco Valves dba Newmans, a Joint Venture company of Cameron International and from M&N Management Systems, a privately owned corporation. Cooper is a well-respected and approved USA manufacturer that specializes in exotic alloy valves, serving the downstream and mid-stream chemical, petrochemical, oil and gas, water, and refining industries for over 75 years.