Selected Clients

 

ADT Security Services

Boca Raton, FL

ADT is the largest single provider of electronic security services to more than six million commercial, government and residential customers throughout North America.

ADT delivers an integrated customer experience by maintaining the industry’s largest sales, installation and service field force and most robust monitoring network, all backed by the support of nearly 16,000 employees. The company’s broad and pioneering set of products and services—from interactive home and business solutions to home health services—meet a range of customer needs for today’s active and increasingly mobile lifestyles.

www.adt.com


Advantage Capital Partners

St. Louis, MO

Advantage Capital Partners invests in entrepreneurial small businesses in communities that are underserved by traditional sources of capital. The firm has built a strong and successful track record of public-private partnerships with state and federal economic development organizations, creating thousands of jobs and facilitating the flow of billions of dollars of investment capital into these communities.

Founded in 1992, the firm has grown to include offices in Missouri, Louisiana, New York, Texas, California, Illinois, Florida, Mississippi and Washington, D.C., with co-managers in Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut and Wisconsin.

Advantage Capital provides equity and debt capital, along with strategic and operational counsel, to businesses that have the potential for both superior investment returns and meaningful community impact. The firm uses this double bottom line to measure its success.

www.advantagecap.com


Alpha Burglar and Fire Alarm Systems

Sherman, TX

Alpha Burglar was a full-service traditional alarm company based just north of Dallas and serving Dallas and the surrounding communities. Alpha was the Notifier franchise holder for the north Dallas areas. Alpha sold its business in 2007.


Alarm Financial Services Inc.

Corte Madera, CA

Alarm Financial Services (AFS) provides funding programs for operating alarm dealers throughout the US. Run by a team of seasoned alarm industry veterans, AFS has developed a suite of financing programs aimed at dealers who want to finance acquisitions, consolidate debt, expand their business or buy out a partner. AFS’s ONLY business is funding alarm dealers: it is not an equipment manufacturer, a monitoring center, nor does AFS install or service alarms. AFS provides dealers with the capital they need to run their businesses the way they want. Dealers maintain control of their companies, with the flexibility to spend their dollars however they choose.

www.alarmfunding.com


AlarmForce

Toronto, Canada

AlarmForce provides security alarm monitoring, personal emergency response monitoring, video surveillance and related services to residential and commercial subscribers throughout Canada.

www.alarmforce.com


Alarm One Incorporated

Los Angeles, CA

Founded in 1996, Alarm One was a regional alarm company focused on residential customers. Alarm One operated in over a dozen major markets on the west coast and in the central US. Alarm One had over 30,000 customers and over $1 million in recurring monthly revenue. The Company sold the majority of its assets in 2007.


Alarm Permit Billing Services

St. Louis, MO

Alarm Permit Billing Services (APB) provides a robust, user-friendly web-based alarm permit and false alarm administration solution to municipalities. APB’s solution is entirely turn-key and requires no upfront cost on the part of the municipality.

Jurisdictions may be a state, county, parish, city, village, township, or any government division wishing to implement an alarm ordinance or enhance compliance with an existing ordinance. The City of St. Louis is APB’s largest customer with over 30,000 permits issued.

www.apbservices.com


Burnes-Citadel Security

St. Louis, MO

For over 30 years Burnes-Citadel Security has been the premier provider of security systems to the St. Louis community.

Customizing solutions for every project, commercial or residential, our experienced team of technicians and designers consistently employ the highest standards of service for our clients.

Our decades of experience coupled with the latest technology and innovation have allowed us to provide around-the-clock peace of mind. Whether your business is large or small, our customized solutions help protect your employees, buildings and assets. Integrating access control along with intrusion and fire protection, our life safety applications provide a safe and secure work environment. Additional systems are available to monitor critical processes and temperatures.

www.burnes-citadel.com


BV Investment Partners

Boston, MA

BV Investment Partners is a leading middle-market private equity buyout firm, investing in the information and business services, communication, and media sectors. The company is one of the pioneers of private equity. Since 1983, an experienced team of senior investment professionals has invested seven funds totaling over $2.6 billion in capital commitments.

The Firm’s knowledge and experience in its targeted areas and its disciplined investment strategy make it a unique partner to both investors and management teams.

www.bvlp.com


ConnectAmerica

Philadelphia, PA

As one of the largest independent providers of Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS) in North America, Connect America has earned the trust of hundreds of thousands of customers, caregivers, and healthcare professionals in need of medical and mobile alert monitoring services.

With corporate headquarters just outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Connect America is a privately held company focused on delivering an exceptional connected care experience for individuals who are living with medical ailments, physical challenges, declining health conditions, and other concerns.

www.connectamerica.com


COPS Monitoring

Williamstown, NJ

C.O.P.S. Monitoring is the second largest wholesale monitoring company in North America. COPS is a U.L. Listed, FM Approved, IQ Certified central station that has been providing alarm monitoring services since 1978. Today, COPS provides service to over 4,000 independent alarm dealers and over a 500,000 alarm customers nationwide.

COPS operates four separate central station facilities. The facilities are located in Williamstown, NJ, Scottsdale, AZ, Grapevine, TX, and Boca Raton, FL. As a third party central station, COPS does not own, install, or service any subscriber accounts directly – these steps are accomplished by the alarm dealers.

COPS provides a wide variety of value-added services to alarm dealers including part-time monitoring (designed for small to mid-sized dealers who perform their own monitoring but are looking to outsource during off-hours, weekends, and holidays), two-way voice monitoring, third-party billing services, secure internet access for dealers, 24 hour/day answering services, and false alarm reduction programs.

www.copsmonitoring.com


Crime Prevention Security Systems

Gainsville, FL

John A. Pastore, Jr. and Randi Elrad started Crime Prevention Security Systems in 1975, and out of the desire to provide better customer service, they opened their own security monitoring station, Universal Security Monitoring. In 2006 they launched Custom Home Entertainment, to provide customers with a one-stop shop for all of their home entertainment and automation needs.

Our Installation and Service departments are the best in the business, and we have technicians available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

www.cpss.net


Eyewitness Surveillance

Baltimore, MD

Since its founding in 2004, Eyewitness Surveillance has established itself as a leader in remote interactive monitoring, providing cutting-edge security and operational solutions for mid-size and large car dealerships, metal recycling yards and a variety of other fixed industrial facilities across the country. The key differentiator for Eyewitness is that its products and services extend beyond pure security into operations. Using sophisticated analytics, Eyewitness’ state-of-the-art cameras can capture data used to monitor customer foot traffic and employee behavior, improve customer responsiveness, drive sales and manage assets.

www.eyewitnesssurveillance.com


Fortress Investment Group

New York, NY

Fortress Investment Group is a leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $35.1 billion in assets under management (fee paying) as of June 30, 2008. Fortress is headquartered in New York and has affiliates with offices in Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New Canaan, Rome, San Francisco, San Diego, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.

Fortress was founded in 1998 as an asset-based investment management firm with a fundamental philosophy premised on its alignment of interests with the investors in its funds. Fortress raises, invests and manages private equity funds and hedge funds. Fortress intends to grow its existing businesses, while continuing to create innovative products to meet the increasing demand by sophisticated investors for superior risk-adjusted investment returns.

www.fortressinv.com


Goldman Sachs

New York, NY

Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Our activities are divided into three segments; investment banking, trading and principal investments, and asset management and securities services.

www.goldmansachs.com


GTCR

Chicago, IL

A true visionary in private equity, Stanley Golder founded GTCR in 1980. Believing that private equity is a business about people, GTCR pioneered “The Leaders Strategy” – finding and partnering with management leaders as the critical first step in identifying, acquiring and building market-leading companies.

Since 1980, GTCR has invested more than $9 billion in over 200 companies.

www.gtcr.com


Imperial Capital

Los Angeles, CA

At Imperial Capital, we measure success by the profitable opportunities and expert service we provide to corporate issuers and institutional investors. A strong commitment to extensive research and efficient execution enables our firm to offer specific and unique insights across the entire capital structure of issuers in the Americas and Europe, while our operations team provides the ability to manage the closing and settlement transactions in both public and private securities. Together, the 250+ Imperial Capital employees provide familiarity, stability, consistency and peace of mind to our many clients.

www.imperialcapital.com


iVerify

Charlotte, NC

iVerify is an intelligent-video and audio-monitoring company providing a comprehensive security solution that is more economical than guard services, and more effective than guards and conventional burglar alarms.

From our state-of-the-art Video Monitoring Center, we look in on and listen to activities at your locations, actively getting involved in events in-progress and engaging the police in real-time if necessary.

A truly different level of security, iVerify creates safer, more secure environments – reducing loss from internal theft, shoplifting and robbery.

  • Securing spaces with innovative security solutions.
  • Empowering businesses with real-time information.
  • Delivering 70+% reduction in robberies.

www.iverify.us


KE2 Therm Solutions

Washington, MO

KE2 Therm Solutions merges energy saving electronic components with customer service, product customization and technical expertise. We are bridging the gap from mechanical to electronic
HVACR systems, and helping our customers understand and utilize emerging electronic component technology – saving energy, money, and reducing their environmental impact.

Our controllers are unique in the industry, because they are complex, without being complicated. KE2 Therm controllers provide sensitive, precise control, with easy to apply parameters. While our product is unique in its simplicity, it is our technical support, training and application expertise that truly sets us apart.

www.KE2Therm.com


Liberty Alarm Services, LLC

Philadelphia, PA

Liberty Alarm Services was a residential alarm company with over $300,000 of recurring monthly revenue in the greater Philadelphia area. It was purchased by Security Networks, LLC.


Matrix Security Systems

Williamstown, NJ

Matrix Security Group was a full-service alarm company with over $900,000 of recurring monthly revenue located along the Eastern seaboard. In 2007, Matrix sold its business to ASG.

www.matrixsecuritygroup.com


Monitronics

Dallas, TX

Monitronics is one of the nation’s largest security alarm companies, currently monitoring alarms for more than 700,000 residential and commercial customers through its network of independent Authorized Dealers. Using state-of-the-art technology, the company’s professional team of more than 500 people provides the security monitoring expertise needed to give our home and business customers peace of mind – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

At the heart of our operations is the Monitronics Central Station, which has consistently met or exceeded all UL, National Fire Protection Association, Central Station Alarm Association standards. With millions invested in our monitoring technology, we can provide reliable, uninterrupted security monitoring service.

www.monitronics.com


NorthStar Alarm Services

Provo, UT

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Orem, Utah, NorthStar has grown rapidly in recent years, and is currently one of the 40 largest security alarm companies in the United States. NorthStar generates alarm contracts through an internal sales force, which is complemented by a 24-7 support staff and a team of well-trained technicians and professional consultants. Service offerings include intrusion alarms, fire alarms, video surveillance, life-safety devices and home automation products. NorthStar is a Honeywell Authorized Dealer.

www.northstaralarm.com


Platinum Protection

Provo, UT

Platinum Protection LLC is a direct marketing and service company which provides home security solutions to customers across the U.S. The company began with a vision to provide affordable, yet technologically advanced home protection systems that would meet the security needs of any individual, home and family. Now, with 75,000 customers in over 50 major cities nationwide, it continues to use its forty years of industry experience to expand, innovate, and develop new products and services with the objective of providing even greater service and protection to its valued customers. Platinum Protection is a licensed dealer for Monitronics International.

www.platinumprotect.com


Reach Systems

Oakland, CA

The Reach Systems and ReachNet™ web-hosted software platform represent a critical industry turning point in the way access control services are provided. Integrators and their Central Stations use Reach security solutions to provide value-added services and monitoring for their clients – earning recurring revenue while building lifelong customer relationships.

www.reachsystems.com


Security Dealer Funding Corporation

Dallas, TX

SDFC has been partnering with alarm dealers since 1995 to allow those dealers to retain the alarm accounts they generate. SDFC provides capital and financial support services. Dealers maintain their identity and their relationship with their customers. SDFC operates in all major markets in Texas.


Security Networks

West Palm Beach, FL

Security Networks is a full service life safety solutions company, specializing in sales, installation, maintenance and monitoring of commercial and residential Burglar Alarms, Fire Alarms, Medical Alert, Access Control and CCTV systems. Security Networks owns its own, state-of-the-art, UL-listed central monitoring station, allowing us to offer the latest in high-tech monitoring services for our customers coast-to-coast.

Security Networks was established in 2000, when it’s President and CEO, Richard Perry, developed the organization as a platform upon which to build a diversified, full service, electronic security and life safety company. Since its conception, with the focus and determination of its management team and employees, Security Networks has quickly become a dominant security company in both the residential and commercial security and fire alarm businesses, and currently serves more than 100,000 customers.

www.securitynetworks.net


Securus, Inc.

Cary, NC

Securus, Inc. provided advanced mobile safety and security solutions through a network of regional and national dealers, retail outlets and PERS providers. In March 2015, its GPS business was acquired by BrickHouse Security and in February 2015 its PERS business was acquired by Freeus.


Sentry Systems, Inc.

Minneapolis, MN

For more than 40 years, Sentry Systems Inc. has designed, installed, and monitored security systems for thousands of businesses and homes.

We’re a family-owned, independently operated business with 50 employees in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Our expert technicians and installers are licensed and bonded to ensure a worry free installation for you.

Sentry Systems’ 24-hour central monitoring systems and in-house dispatch located right in this community to ensure fast response. That means we’re on top of problems before they become a liability.

www.sentrysystemsinc.com


Sutherland Capital Management, Inc.

New York, NY

Sutherland Capital is a holding company for the investing activities of Ira D. Riklis. Sutherland has a variety of control and minority investments in a number of different companies across a range of industries. Sutherland’s most prominent investment is its controlling interest in C.O.P.S. Monitoring. COPS is the second largest wholesale monitoring business in the North American security alarm industry. It serves over 4,000 alarm dealers and 500,000 alarm customers.


United Limited Liability Company

Denver, CO

Headquartered in Denver, United Systems is Colorado’s largest independent security company. “We are big enough to do any job, but small enough to care about each of our customers”. The Company provides both residential and commercial intrusion detection, fire detection, video surveillance, access control, life safety, environmental detection, and cellular notification. United operates its own central monitoring command center.

www.unitedsysco.com


Vivint (formerly APX Alarm Security Solutions, Inc)

Provo, UT

Vivint (formerly APX) is one of the Country’s leading alarm companies and is one of the largest sellers of new alarm systems in the US. With sales and service operations throughout the country and over 5,000 sales people, Vivint serves nearly 500,000 customers and installed 170,000 systems in 2010.

Since Vivint’s inception in 1999, the Company’s principals have transformed the direction of the security service market. The Company has realized extraordinary expansion, innovation and advances due to its unwavering commitment to offer its customers a comprehensive and unique selection of products with the most advanced technology.

 

www.vivint.com

 


Waste Remedies

St. Louis, MO

Waste Remedies provides consulting, management and brokerage services for waste removal. For customers that include property managers, manufacturers, retailers and restaurants, Waste Remedies arranges waste removal and recycling at considerably less expense than most companies can obtain for themselves, saving clients an average of 30-50% off their current waste expenses.

www.wasteremedies.com


World Wide Security

Garden City, NY

World Wide Security has been serving the needs of residential, commercial, industrial, healthcare and schools with security and life safety systems since 1979. World Wide and its divisions: GC Alarm, Telestat Security, Rainbow Protection and Dart Security provide customers in the tristate area with expert design and installation of security alarms, fire alarms, CCTV, perimeter security systems, home theatre, medical monitoring, sensor technology, cameras, video and audio.

www.worldwidesecurityusa.com