updated 11/8/2010 1:16:55 PM ET 2010-11-08T18:16:55

DANVILLE, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- S3Investment Company, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SIVC) today announced the hiring of two new analysts by the company's Redwood Capital subsidiary operating in China. The two new analysts, Wade Li Cui and Ekaterina Terskin, will perform a variety of tasks including managing and performing due diligence on client firms and drafting business plans and prospectuses for institutional investors.

Redwood Capital assists private Chinese companies through the process of accessing capital markets through Alternative Public Offerings (APO) transactions. The company has worked with clients that are now publicly traded in the United States and Canada and has several clients under contract that are being prepared for similar transactions, as well as maintaining a pipeline of potential clients operating in China and Mongolia. The new analysts are currently working with Redwood Capital clients to prepare them for potential future reverse merger and financing transactions.

"We are very pleased to have Wade Li Cui and Ekaterina Terskin on the Redwood Capital team," said S3 Investment Company Chairman and CEO Jim Bickel. "Both come to Redwood with valuable experience in China as well as in finance, financial analysis and related fields. As part of the ongoing expansion of Redwood subsidiary operations in and around China, the addition of these highly qualified analysts will help to expedite the process of preparing clients for APO transactions. We welcome them aboard and look forward to their contributions for many years to come."

Mr. Bickel is currently in Asia to oversee the activities of the company's Redwood subsidiaries, including the expected close of a Redwood Capital client transaction. Mr. Bickel will visit Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong as well as Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and the Philippines during his trip.

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About S3 Investment Company, Inc.

S3 Investment Company, Inc. ( http://www.s3investments.com ) and its Redwood Group International subsidiary are focused on facilitating the success of several subsidiaries operating in the China market. Redwood Capital, Inc. assists private Chinese companies in accessing the North American capital markets by utilizing a network of investment banking relationships to achieve reverse merger transactions. For more information, please visit http://www.redwoodcapinc.com . Redwood Medical, Inc. assists companies seeking to import and distribute Western medical technologies and products into the China market.

Any statements contained herein related to future events are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. S3 Investment Company, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update any such statements to reflect actual events.

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