Press Release

Stradling Global Sourcing Ranked Top Ten Globally Among Sourcing Advisory Firms

Los Angeles (June 18, 2007) - Stradling Global Sourcing today announced it was named among the top ten full service sourcing advisory firms globally in the newly released Black Book of Outsourcing, the definitive source on quality performance in the industry. The Black book of Outsourcing, compiled by Brown-Wilson Group - surveyed among more than 100,000 C-level officers and other executives across the globe to ascertain buy-side decision-maker preferences and insights in the global services industry. At the completion of a stringent external auditing process, the 2007 Black Book of Outsourcing rankings were published. The views represent responses of nearly 20,000 buyer executives. "Stradling Global Sourcing has a position in the top ten full service advisors due to the fact that its seasoned advisors are well versed in a broad spectrum of services -- from ITO, BPO and KPO. There are hundreds of Outsourcing and Offshoring Advisors, but to make it to the top ten in 2007, a firm such as Stradling Global Sourcing would have to demonstrate a significant penetration both across industries and within sectors. The advisors at Stradling Global Sourcing are viewed very much as business partners with decades of deal execution under their belt, but those surveyed also described them as dynamic, flexible and creative in helping companies find, execute and manage proper solutions," said Douglas Brown, Managing Partner, Brown-Wilson Group and co-author of The Black Book of Outsourcing. "The firm has a very clear way of articulating its solutions and strategy which helps large corporations get very comfortable very quickly, " added Brown. The top ten  Full Service Outsourcing/Off shoring Advisor ranking is based on a number of factors including client satisfaction with senior management direction, advisor impact of outsourcing results, business transformation practices, client relations, and indicators of consultant practice breadth, innovation, and implementation. "This recognition is very gratifying because it comes from our clients and is based upon very thorough research.  Our ranking in the top ten globally validates our feeling that we are making a positive impact in the marketplace.  Each year we intend to improve and broaden that impact,"  said Kevin S. Parikh, CEO of Stradling Global Sourcing. "When you have a vision and the marketplace validates that vision, there is no greater business experience in the world," said Parikh. An article discussing the 2007 Black Book of Outsourcing rankings will appear in Wall Street Journal Online ( late day Friday, June 15, 2007. ABOUT STRADLING GLOBAL SOURCING Stradling Global Sourcing is a next generation sourcing consulting company concentrating on tailor-made solutions for organizations that may already be in sourcing contracts for the delivery of IT services or business and knowledge processes and for those who are considering sourcing to meet their strategic needs. Our team of sourcing experts has extensive experience in helping both commercial and governmental organizations keep pace with rapidly changing requirements through the strategic use of outsourcing. At the heart of our process is aligning a sourcing strategy with enterprise needs.....and then executing transactions and managing relationships to meet those needs. Stradling Global Sourcing has built speed of response and flexibility into the process to differentiate ourselves from other sourcing advisers whose standard solutions may not be as tailor-made to the needs of a dynamic marketplace. ABOUT THE The Black book of Outsourcing, AND THE BROWN-WILSON GROUP Douglas Brown and Scott Wilson are principals of Brown-Wilson Group, an outsourcing industry intelligence and data reporting firm serving outsourcing buyers, investors, decision makers, influencers and analysts. They are also co-authors, of "The Black Book of Outsourcing", the best-selling business book from Wiley Publishers. The Black Book initiative sponsors the only annual, independent, non-biased ranking of outsourcing advisors and vendors as completed scored from outsourcing users' and clients' ballots.