Neither U.S. Bank Trust National Association as Trustee for Liquidity Partners Trust I (the “Trust” or the “Purchaser”) nor any of its affiliates including U.S. Bank National Association and U.S. Bancorp are controlling parties of the Trust. U.S. Bancorp and its affiliated entities have no role in initiating, structuring, and negotiating the tender offers, do not act together with the Trust with regard to the tender offer, do not control the terms of the tender offer, do not provide any financing for the tender offers or play a primary role in obtaining financing, do not control the Trust, directly or indirectly, and do not beneficially own the securities purchased by the Trust in the tender offers. Rather, the Purchaser makes each offer and is solely liable for satisfying the terms of the offers.