Align Global Consulting Hosts Fall Fest Event Benefiting Nourish International

Raleigh, North Carolina (November 21, 2012) – Align Global Consulting, in conjunction withBagchi Law, hosted a Fall Fest event benefiting Nourish International. Families from across the Research Triangle area attended the event, which featured family-styled attractions and beer tasting at the LoneRider Brewing Company where the event was held.

The funds generated by the event were given to the Nourish Venture Fund, which helps support young social entrepreneurs across the United States seeking to impact extreme poverty by starting social ventures.

“Nourish is a unique organization from the standpoint that it encourages entrepreneurship and empowerment, rather than pity. So, it only seemed fitting that we should support and celebrate Nourish in a region that is home to some of the country's brightest and best entrepreneurs,” saidSean M. King, Managing Director of Align Global Consulting.

"Nourish International is thankful for the generosity of Align Global Consulting and Bagchi Law to host this great event,” said Kelly Phoenix, Executive Director of Nourish International. “Everyday Nourish works with young social innovators using business as a tool for good to tackle extreme poverty in the developing world. With over 28 college campuses in our movement and 45 partner communities, the time is now to leverage more impact. The support of community members like Sean and Neil reminds us not only that are we not alone, but together we can create a future full of opportunity for those living in extreme poverty."

Shown above (left to right): Brian Choi, Associate at Bagchi Law; Neil Bagchi, Founder of Bagchi Law; Sean M. King, Managing Director of Align Global Consulting; Kelly Phoenix, Executive Director of Nourish International and Sumit Vohra, founder of LoneRider Brewery.

About Align Global Consulting
With offices in Research Triangle Park and Silicon Valley, Align Global Consulting is a globalization consulting and advisory firm that represents clients expanding globally or improving existing operations by providing creative legal and tax solutions to address commercial, trade, investment and regulatory matters. Align's comprehensive list of services includes global structuring, global business transactions, cross-border M&A transactions, and international tax planning for outbound and inbound investment. Align assists companies in all stages of growth, from emerging growth companies to the Fortune 100. With "big firm" credentials and experience, Align handles matters traditionally entrusted to larger firms, while maintaining a commitment to the lost art of one-on- one client service. Visit www.alignglobalconsulting.com.

About Nourish International
In our world today, 1.29 billion people live on less than $1.25 a day, 884 million people lack access to clean water, 925 million are malnourished, and it is estimated that 22,000 children die each day due to poverty. This is global poverty. Nourish International addresses this problem by working with communities in extreme poverty. Many of these communities are highly entrepreneurial, possessing sustainable solutions to the problems they face. What they lack, however, are the resources to solve those problems. Learn more about Nourish International atwww.NourishInternational.com.

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