b'Investment EQUITY INVESTMENT COMPANIESSummary 2023ABK BIOMEDICAL INC. The reason PIC Investment Group Inc. negotiatesMike Manganoand participates in minority investments is to155 Chain Lake Drivefacilitate entrepreneurship and help existingUnit 32businesses grow.Halifax, NS B3S 1B3ABK Biomedical Incorporated is a medical device company developing products PIC assesses risk and makes investment decisionsto simplify clinical procedures performed by interventional radiologists. based on the criteria listed on our website.OurThe companys lead product, Eye90 microspheres is a novel technology for basic underlying motive is a belief that a strong andradioembolization made with a proprietary, radiopaque glass composition for vibrant economy is constructed by growing onein-procedure visualization. This is a minimally invasive therapy for treating liver business at a time.Our intent is to enhance ourtumors.The other product is Easi-Vue embolic microspheres, a radiopaque return by bringing some expertise to the business. embolization device allowing direct visualization of the microspheres implant during the embolization procedure. This past year PIC made 4 new minority investmentsADVANCING CHEMISTRYin companies that fit our investment thesis (FORMERLY EXALTEXX)Environmental Material Science, Spur Petroleum,Tyler GobinXXIII Capital Origin Fund and Respair. Follow-onBay 137, 2727 Center Ave. S.E. investments were made in 5 minority companies Calgary, ABT2A 2L4TeamLinkt, ABK Biomedical, Three Farmers Foods, HeartHero, and Med-Life Discoveries. Advancing Chemistry Inc. is a chemical distribution and technology commercialization company. They target the removal of paraffin deposits in In June, PIC was pleased to bring together Minorityoil and gas operations using artificial maturing agent (AMA). Their chemicals, using a patent-pending technology, react differently with oil and gas unlike and Majority Company Leaders at our 2023 Minorityanything currently available. Advancing Chemistry prides itself in offering safer Investment Summit held in Saskatoon. The eventalternatives to conventional oilfield products, which is why their products and was a great successit was an outstanding daytechnologies decrease the impact on the environment while reducing the risk full of learning opportunities through round tableto the people who handle them.discussions, networking opportunities and our talented and accomplished guest speakers andARIZONA LITHIUM LTDmoderators.(FORMERLY PRAIRIE LITHIUM)Paul LloydPICs minority portfolio had 3 exits this past year Level 2, 10 Outram Street G-Macs AgTeam, Prairie Lithium and within WestcapWest Perth WA 6005MBO Fund 1H.J.R. Asphalt LP. Congratulations to allPrairie Lithium, acquired by Arizona Lithium, is a resource and technology developer of the companies and their outstanding teams! situated in the heart of the Williston Basin and PIC received Arizona Lithium shares in the transaction.Arizona Lithium Limited is a public Australia-based exploration PICs minority investment portfolio now consistscompany traded on the ASX under the symbol AZL. The company is engaged of 27 companies. in the sustainable development of its Big Sandy Lithium Project in Arizona and Lordsburg Lithium Project in New Mexico. PIC GROUP 2023 ANNUAL PROFILE 7'