READING, Pa., Feb. 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voyager Petroleum Inc. (Pink Sheets:VYGO) (Frankfurt:DXD), an emerging leader in eco-friendly processing, oil distribution, and specialty recycling programs targeting the automotive service center industry, today announced the engagement of HTP Partners LLC, to advise, consult and participate as an equity holder of Voyager. HTP Partners provides Corporate Advisory and Strategic Business Services to small and medium sized corporations looking for new and innovative growth opportunities. HTP is led by Mr. Warren V. "Pete" Musser, the founder of Safeguard Scientifics and The Musser Group, Howard Lubert, the founder of SafeHatch LLC, a technical due diligence and business acceleration consultancy practice he spun out of Safeguard in 2001, and Thomas R. Smith, a 30 year veteran of Wall Street and the corporate investment banking world.
Mr. Musser, a veteran of the technology and financial industries, has been a leading figure in the business world as both an entrepreneur and chief executive for more than 50 years. As the Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Safeguard from 1953 until 2001, he facilitated the formation and success of some of today's top Fortune 500 companies, including QVC, Comcast, and Novell. Today, Mr. Musser brings his 50+ years of venture and private equity expertise to HTP Partners, advising companies on strategic venture positioning.
"We could not be more pleased that Pete Musser and HTP Partners have chosen to join Voyager to help us implement our new direction and increase shareholder value," said Vincent J. Smith, CEO of Voyager Petroleum. Howard Lubert, the Managing Partner of HTP Partners said, "Voyager is the perfect example of an emerging growth company with significant business opportunities. We are committed to building our long-term relationship with Voyager Petroleum and look forward to working with Vince Smith and his management team."