Amish Mehta, a Partner at Vector commented, “We are excited to partner with Gerber Scientific’s talented team to deliver cutting-edge products and services to its global customer base. We believe Gerber Scientific is well positioned to capitalize on growth opportunities globally. We are committed to assisting Gerber in accelerating its growth in the Apparel and Industrial market segment, both organically and through acquisitions.”Gerber Scientific’s Board of Directors was advised by Cravath Swaine & Moore and RA Capital Advisors. Davis Polk & Wardwell served as a legal advisor to Vector. About Gerber Scientific Gerber Scientific, Inc. is a leading international supplier of sophisticated automated manufacturing systems for the sign making, specialty graphics, packaging, apparel and industrial industries. Headquartered in Tolland, Connecticut, the Company operates through Gerber Scientific Products and Gerber Technology. For more information about each, please visit www.gerbertechnology.com and www.gerberscientific.com. About Spandex Spandex is one of the world´s leading trade suppliers to the sign making and display industries. The company is specialized in marketing, sales, distribution and support of sign making equipment and materials, digital printing solutions as well as sign- and directory systems. Representing the leading brands in the industry, Spandex serves a vast number of customers that rely on Spandex’ broad range of solutions, professional advice and service as well as customized solutions. For more information, please visit www.spandex.com. About Vector Capital With over $2 billion of capital, Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in spinouts, buyouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses. Vector identifies and pursues these complex investments in both the private and public markets. Vector actively partners with management teams to devise and execute new financial and business strategies that materially improve the competitive standing of these businesses and enhance their value for employees, customers and shareholders. Among Vector's notable investments are Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Certara, Corel, LANDesk, Precise Software, Printronix, RAE Systems, Register.com, SafeNet, Savi Technology, Trafficmaster, WatchGuard Technologies, and WinZip. For more information, please visit www.vectorcapital.com. About CITIC Capital Partners CITIC Capital Partners (CCP) is the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited (CITIC Capital), an alternative investment management and advisory company primarily based in China. CCP has more than $2.2 billion under management and invests globally in companies which are capitalizing upon the growth and productive resources of the Chinese economy through its China, Japan and the U.S. offices. Together with its Real Estate, Structured Investment & Finance and Asset Management businesses, CITIC Capital manages over $3.8 billion of capital from a diverse group of international and domestic investors. For more information, please visit www.citiccapital.com. Forward-looking Statements Any statements in this news release not relating to historical matters are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Words such as "anticipates," "will," "could," "should," "believes," "expects," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "projects," and similar expressions, may identify such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release involve risks and uncertainties regarding the Company's expected financial condition, results of operations and cash flows. For information identifying other important economic, political, regulatory, legal, technological, competitive and other uncertainties, readers are referred to the Company's filings with the SEC, including but not limited to, the information included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2011, which outlines certain important risks regarding the Company's forward-looking statements, as well as information included in subsequently filed Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K. These risks include, but are not limited to, delays in the Company’s new product development and commercialization, intense competition in markets for each of the Company’s operating segments, rapid technological advances, availability and cost of raw materials, adverse economic and credit market conditions, volatility in foreign currency exchange rates and fluctuations in interest rates. Actual future results or events may differ materially from these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this release are made as of the date of this release and the Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update any of these forward-looking statements, except as required by law.