Press Release

API Nanotronics Achieves 2006 Milestones -- Looks Forward to 2007

December 28, 2006 -- API Nanotronics, Corp. ("API") (OTCBB: APIO) (the "Company") wishes to offer a year-end report on the successful completion of key milestones Management set out to achieve during calendar year 2006. The Company has accomplished certain critical objectives that position the Company for growth during the upcoming year. 

Notable in 2006 was the merger between API Electronics Group Corp., ("API Electronics") and Rubincon Ventures, Inc. ("Rubincon"). First announced in March, the merger closed in November and saw the creation of a new entity named to best exemplify the business of the combined companies as API Nanotronics, Corp. 

Effective April 28, API purchased 100% of Keytronics Inc.'s shares. Keytronics is a design and manufacturing company of electrical components and equipment, specifically transformers, chokes, inductors, reactors, power supplies, and power converters. 

Rubincon Ventures and API Electronics Group Announce Closing of Merger and Commencement of Trading as API Nanotronics

BELLINGHAM, WA November 6, 2006/MARKETWIRE/ -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (“Rubincon”) (OTCBB: RBCV) and API Electronics Group Corp. ("API") (OTCBB: AEGCF) today announced that, further to the news release issued on November 1, 2006, the merger of the two companies has received regulatory approval and has now closed. As previously disclosed, the merged corporation will be known as API Nanotronics Corp. and will begin trading on the OTCBB on November 7, 2006 under the symbol APIO (OTCBB: APIO).
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Rubincon Ventures and API Electronics Group Announce Shareholder Approval of Merger

November 1, 2006 -- BELLINGHAM, WA--(MARKET WIRE)--Nov 1, 2006 -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. ("Rubincon") (OTC BB:RBCV.OB - News) and API Electronics Group Corp. ("API") (OTC BB:AEGCF.OB - News) today announced that at the Special Meeting of Shareholders for both API and Rubincon held on October 31, 2006, shareholders approved the merger of the two companies.

Upon the closing of the merger transaction, Rubincon will change its name to API Nanotronics Corp. and API shareholders will receive ten (10) shares of API Nanotronics for every one (1) share of API. API management will manage the combined company and the board of directors will be controlled by API nominees.

Rubincon Ventures and API Electronics Group announce mailing of merger proxy materials

BELLINGHAM, WA October 12, 2006/MARKETWIRE/ -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (“Rubincon”) (OTCBB: RBCV) and API Electronics Group Corp. ("API") (OTCBB: AEGCF) today announced that proxy materials relating to the definitive merger agreement signed on May 8, 2006 between the two Companies were mailed to shareholders of record as of October 2, 2006.
The Special Meeting of Shareholders for both Rubincon and API will be held on October 31, 2006 at which time shareholders will be asked to vote upon the merger transaction.
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Rubincon Ventures Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Leading Defense Contractor

July 18, 2006 -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: RBCV) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a non-binding Letter of Intent to acquire National Hybrid Inc. and its subsidiary, Pace Technology Inc. (jointly, the "Companies"). Both National Hybrid and Pace Technology are leading suppliers of critical components to the U.S. defense sector, including Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Department of Defense. Additionally, National Hybrid is in the process of completing a leading Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems ("MEMS") production facility which will house state-of-the-art research and development capabilities to develop various nanotechnology products and services. Upon completion, it is anticipated that the facility will be one of the most modern MEMS micro-fabrication plants in North America. 

Rubincon Ventures Merger Partner API Electronics Announces Acquisition of Keytronics Inc.

May 15, 2006 -- BELLINGHAM, WA--(MARKET WIRE)--May 15, 2006 -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (OTC BB:RBCV.OB - News), and its previously announced partner in a soon-to-be completedmerger, API Electronics Group Corp. (OTC BB:AEGCF.OB - News), today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Keytronics Inc., a manufacturer of a wide variety of power transformers, reactors, magnetic amplifiers, power supplies and converters, numerous special purpose electronic assemblies including capacitor modules and medical electronics. The acquisition of Keytronics will be complementary to API Nanotronics, the merged company of API and Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (OTC BB:RBCV.OB - News). 

Rubincon Ventures and API Electronics Group Sign Definitive Merger Agreement

BELLINGHAM, WA--(MARKET WIRE)--May 8, 2006 -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (OTC BB:RBCV.OB - News), and API Electronics Group Corp. (OTC BB:AEGCF.OB - News), today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction that was previously announced on March 27th, 2006. The closing of the transactionis subject to approval by shareholders of each company, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Rubincon Ventures Updates Merger Plans With API Electronics Group

BELLINGHAM, WA--(MARKET WIRE)--May 2, 2006 -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (OTC BB:RBCV.OB - News) (the "Company") is pleased to announce today that the planned merger with API Electronics Group Corp. (OTC BB:AEGCF.OB - News) ("API"), as previously announced on March 27th, continues towards completion.
Rubincon Management also notes that API recently released news announcing record financial results for its fiscal third quarter and nine months ended February 28, 2006. The quarterly filing has been submitted to the SEC and a complete transcript of API Electronic Group Corp's press release is available at the company website; www.apielectronics.com.

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Rubincon Ventures and API Electronics Group Announce Merger Agreement

BELLINGHAM, WA--(MARKET WIRE)--Mar 27, 2006 -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (OTC BB:RBCV.OB - News), and API Electronics Group Corp. (OTC BB:AEGCF.OB - News), today announced that they have signed a Letter of Intent to enter into a merger agreement. The agreement between the two companies provides that shareholders of API Electronics are to receive ten (10) shares of Rubincon Ventures for every one (1) share of API. It is further proposed that the new entity created by this merger will be known as API Nanotronics Corp. ("the Company") as this name best exemplifies the business of the combined companies.

Rubincon Ventures Inc. Adds Strategic Advisor

BELLINGHAM, WA--(MARKET WIRE)--Mar 10, 2006 -- Rubincon Ventures, Inc. (OTC BB:RBCV.OB - News) today announced the addition of Professor Martin Moskovits to its advisory team. Professor Moskovits will be assisting the company to identify new business opportunities, potential acquisitions, possible technical licenses and new investment opportunities.

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