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Proguard secures credit facility, makes first buy

June 6, 2018Paul Ragusa

BASALT, Colo.—Proguard Protection Services Inc., a full-service, family owned security company based here, announced recently that it secured a $2.75 million senior secured credit facility through CIBC Bank, and completed its first acquisition—the purchase of more than 1,900 accounts and other assets from Allied Security Group of Breckenridge, Colo.“We are very excited to be working with such a great bank and lucky to have the leadership of David Stang in this process,” Frank...

Allied Security Group, CIBC Bank, David A. Stang, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Frank Bauer, Kevin Eisenman, Proguard Protection Services Inc., Reggie Harmon, Stang Capital Advisory LLC

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Alarm Capital Alliance expands in Georgia

September 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance acquired more than 1,200 accounts from Bulldog Security Services of Dacula, Ga., strengthening ACA's position in the Atlanta area. “It expanded our coverage of that market geographically a little bit, as well as adding to the customer base,” Jason Grelle, ACA VP of business development, told Security Systems News. ACA, which is based here, says its has more than 20,000 accounts in Georgia, and more than 170,000 customers nationwide. Grelle...

Alarm Capital Alliance (ACA), Bulldog Security Services, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Drue Thomas, Jason Grelle, Physical Security, Steve Rubin

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Emergency Response Systems makes backyard buy

August 13, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

RIVERSIDE, Calif.—In a move expected to enhance both companies, Emergency Response Systems, based here, has acquired the monitoring and servicing accounts of Corona, Calif.-based FSS ALARMS. FSS ALARMS will continue to operate, design, install and service fire sprinkler systems as FSS Sprinkler, according to a news release from Long Grove, Ill.-based Davis Mergers and Acquisition Group, which represented FSS ALARMS in the deal, finalized Aug. 1. “I view it to be a fantastic opportunity,”...

Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Emergency Response Systems, FSS Alarms, Harold Rodgers, Paul Keast, Physical Security

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ASG buys in Louisiana, Florida

April 23, 2014Martha Entwistle

BELTSVILLE, Md.—Bolstering its platforms in Louisiana and Florida, super-regional security company ASG on April 22 announced two acquisitions: Alarm Detection Systems (ADS) of Houma, La., and Amsafe Security Systems, based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.With these deals done, ASG is working “to build the territories to continue to grow internally, which is the thesis for all the companies we acquire,” Joe Nuccio, ASG CEO, told Security Systems News.Nuccio and other ASG executives, CFO Ralph...

Alarm Detection Systems (ADS), Amsafe Security Systems, ASG, Bob Ryan, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Joe Nuccio, Physical Security, Ralph Masino, security integration

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Per Mar buys a pair of Indiana security companies

November 6, 2013Martha Entwistle

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Super-regional Per Mar Security has acquired the assets of two family-owned security companies in Indiana: Centech Security Systems of Valparaiso, and Walkerton-based S&L Services.“Both of the companies were about 80 percent residential and 20 percent commercial,” Brad Tolliver, VP of Per Mar's Electronic Security Division, told Security Systems News. “They're both located in a new growth market for us and add a larger footprint for us [in the] South Bend marketplace.”Tolliver...

Centech Security Systems, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Per Mar Security, S&L Services, Steve Rubin

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ASG buys bolt-on in Louisiana

September 12, 2013Martha Entwistle

BELTSVILLE, Md.—Super-regional ASG Security is “having a strong sales year so far in Louisiana” and it's also building density through acquisitions in this region, ASG CFO Ralph Masino told Security Systems News. ASG has acquired the assets of Hartman Electronics, based in Metairie, La., the Davis Marketing and Acquisition Group announced on Sept. 12. “This is the third follow-on since we entered Louisiana in November of 2012,” Masino said.  “Four...

ASG Security, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Hartman Electronics, Mike Hartman, Ralph Masino, Steve Rubin

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ASG, guard company team up?

September 5, 2013Martha Entwistle

I received an announcement today from Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Group about super-regional security company ASG establishing a strategic relationship with Ray Cannedy Security & Investigations (RCSI), a guard company based in Wichita Falls, Texas. According to their website, RCSI is a provider of: patrol service, armed and unarmed guard service, courier service, and armored car service. Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Group represented RCSI in the transaction, the announcement said. Integration...

ASG Security, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, guard company systems integrator super-regional security company partnership, Ray Cannedy Security & Investigations, RCSI, Security Systems News (SSN)

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Sentry Security acquires Stand Guard Security

August 30, 2013SSN Staff

WHEELING, Ill.—Sentry Security, based here, has acquired Stand Guard Security, of Crystal Lake, Ill., according to the Davis Mergers and Acquisition Group, which assisted in the transaction. The deal closed Aug. 15, according to an announcement this week from the Davis Group, based in Long Grove, Ill. All Stand Guard employees all have been offered jobs with Sentry. Mike Simon, Stand Guard president, will assist in the transition of the merger/acquisition and will continue to operate his...

David Balestrery, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Mike Simon, Sentry Security, Stand Guard Security

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U.S. Alarms acquires Four Seasons accounts

February 6, 2013Rich Miller

FRACKVILLE, Pa.—U.S. Alarms, a Dynamark Security franchise based here, has purchased the alarm division assets of Bethlehem, Pa.-based Deiter Bros./Four Seasons Security. Terms of the deal, which was finalized Jan. 18, were not disclosed. Four Seasons is a division of Deiter Bros., an 83-year-old, family-owned heating and cooling services company. Four Seasons provides burglary, fire, access control and video surveillance solutions. Tom Bartolacci, the owner of U.S. Alarms, said the acquisition...

Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Deiter Bros/Four Seasons Security, Dynamark Monitoring, Tom Bartolacci

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ACA acquires in Alabama

August 15, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

Smooth. That's how Alarm Capital Alliance described a recent transaction that added more than 1,000 accounts to its existing account base in Alabama. ACA, a Media, Pa.-based independently-owned company that acquires and manages security alarm contracts, acquired the accounts through an asset purchase transaction with Ultimate Security of Scottboro, Ala., according to a news release issued last week. Ultimate Security will stay in business and continue to service ACA customers, according to the Aug....

Alarm Capital Alliance (ACA), Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group, Kelly Bond, Richie Burns, Ron Davis, Security Systems News (SSN), Ultimate Security

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