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Intrepid Investments LLC announced that one of its portfolio companies, Q Interactive LLC, has completed the acquisition of Postmaster Direct

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, July 14, 2009 – Intrepid Investments LLC, a merchant bank focused on investing in technology and companies that use the Internet as an integral part of their revenue generation strategy, today announced a new addition to its suite of products. Postmaster Direct, a pioneer of double opt-in permission based email marketing, was purchased by Q Interactive, which is owned by Intrepid Investments LLC.

“We are pleased to see our portfolio companies identifying strategically significant opportunities to grow through acquisition,” stated Niuniu Ji, chairman of Intrepid Investments LLC, the parent company of Q Interactive, LLC. “We have made a commitment to all of our portfolio companies to provide them with capital for expansion through new product development as well as acquisitions when it makes sense. Q Interactive’s acquisition of Postmaster Direct positions itself as the leading permission based email company in the industry.”

"Postmaster Direct is the preeminent brand in double opt-in permission based email marketing and we are thrilled to add them to our suite of product offerings," said Matt Wise, president of Q Interactive. "Postmaster Direct's patented double opt-in email capabilities will strengthen Q Interactive's rapidly growing email network and further reinforce our company's three operating tenets - Relevancy, Permission and Privacy."

Brands, advertisers, publishers, and emailers will benefit from the addition of Postmaster Direct’s double opt-in email marketing and voluntary, self-cleaning lists that will monetize quicker and more efficiently.

About Intrepid Investments, LLC
Intrepid Investments, LLC, is a leading global merchant bank focused on providing capital and business management for companies that have the Internet as a key component of their business strategy.

Intrepid adds value to its portfolio of companies by providing the capital required for growth and by actively participating in the development of business plans and strategy. In addition to providing capital and planning, Intrepid encourages mutually beneficial arm’s-length relationships among its companies where appropriate. These synergistic relationships can enable new products and initiatives to be introduced into the market rapidly and cost effectively. http://www.intrepidinvestmentsllc.com

About Q Interactive
Q Interactive is a performance-driven advertising network specializing in predictive behavioral targeting, the most advanced targeting online today. This cutting edge targeting cost-effectively acquires customers for advertisers and agencies, and maximizes advertising revenue for publishers.

Q Interactive’s predictive behavioral targeting increases ROI by using a combination of online and offline data: self-reported geo-demographic, contextual, behavioral, and transaction-based – no other provider has this breadth of data. This unparalleled consumer insight means better targeting capabilities and less advertising waste.

Every year more than 1,000 leading brands rely on Q Interactive's consultative service to generate quality results, including nearly half of the nation’s top 100 advertisers as ranked by Advertising Age, such as Procter & Gamble, Sears and PepsiCo. Q Interactive’s advertising network offers access to valuable but hard-to-reach consumers on high-quality partner sites such as About.com, IAC and Weather.com, as well as its own flagship site, CoolSavings.com, a leading consumer savings destination since 1997.

Since 1995, Q Interactive has been committed to the highest standards in ethical business practices, consumer permission and data privacy. Holding board positions and chairmanships with the industry's governing body, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), Q Interactive sets the standards for others to follow. Q Interactive is an Intrepid Investments company.



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