Protect America Sold to Investor Group

Marino, Jonathan
January 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;1/11/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p8
The article reports on the acquisition of alarm systems vendor Protect America Inc. by an investor group headed by founder Rockbridge Growth Equity and Falcon Investments. The senior financing syndicate is led by CapitalSource Bank which included Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs. It adds that Imperial Capital was the advisor of Protect America on the sale, with Rooney & Associates acting as its representative. It notes the entry of private equity into U.S. security businesses.


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