Edmonds Group Crosses $350 Million Mark

Edmonds Group Crosses $350 Million Mark

ST. LOUIS (February 1, 2007) – The Edmonds Group, formed less than three years ago, has now closed 15 transactions representing in excess of $350 million in value in recurring revenue industries. TEG has advised over 20 different clients on financings, mergers and acquisitions, and a wide range of strategic and operational issues. The Company has also assisted in placing several CFO’s with its clients and in one case provided interim CFO services.

Rich Perry, CEO of Security Networks of West Palm Beach, Florida says, “Edmonds is truly a value added investment banker. In addition to identifying acquisition candidates, he helped us to evaluate, negotiate and close the transactions.”

“TEG was instrumental in helping us analyze, value and negotiate the management buyoout of Waste Remedies, a national trash disposal consulting and brokerage firm,” says new CEO Tim Gray. “In addition, TEG helped us raise all of the capital necessary to complete the transaction. It was a very complex deal that we could not have accomplished without Edmonds’ expertise and assistance.”

The Edmonds Group is a leading security alarm industry advisor and investment banker. The Edmonds Group represents companies, lenders and private equity funds in evaluating and closing transactions in the alarm industry and other recurring revenue industries. TEG’s services include analyzing operating metrics of companies/account portfolios to improve operating performance and/or ascertain appropriate valuation multiples and company valuations. TEG also helps evaluate key operating and business risks and develop clear business strategies.

Edmonds was the co-founder and former CEO of SLP Capital, the leading specialty lender to the alarm industry at the time of its sale in 2004. Edmonds has extensive experience in middle market financing, investment banking and consulting. In addition to his time at SLP, Edmonds spent four years as an investment banker with PaineWebber in New York , during which time he closed over $2 billion in transactions. Mr. Edmonds has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS, with distinction, in civil engineering from the University of Virginia.

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