Comvest Partners has sold Red Hawk Fire & Security to ADT
Red Hawk Fire & Security (Red Hawk) is a leader in commercial fire, life safety and security services, using the latest technologies and advanced systems integration for enterprise level access control, video surveillance systems and physical security equipment. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, Red Hawk leverages a robust platform to provide a differentiated fire, life safety and security solution across a diverse set of customers, markets and geographies. Red Hawk’s market leading position has led to double-digit revenue growth and channel share increases in government, financial services, healthcare and education end markets. Red Hawk employs approximately 1,300 individuals and serves more than 70,000 commercial facilities nationwide. For more information, please visit www.redhawkus.com.
ADT Inc. (NYSE: ADT) is the leading provider of monitored security and interactive home and business automation solutions in the United States and Canada. The purchase of Red Hawk by ADT enables the companies to join forces, offering expanded capabilities and geographic footprint to a broader base of residential and commercial customers.
“We admire the Red Hawk team’s dedication to building and growing one of the premier leaders in the fire and security market,” said Roger Marrero, Managing Partner at Comvest. “We are grateful to have had such a collaborative and synergistic partnership with CEO Michael McWilliams, CFO Mark Foley, and the rest of the Red Hawk senior team, and strongly believe the company is well positioned to continue building upon their industry-leading growth under ADT.”
“We are thrilled to have had partnered with Comvest as we worked together to expand Red Hawk’s capabilities and footprint,” said Red Hawk CEO Michael McWilliams. “We look forward to our future with ADT, which we are confident will help us to achieve our next phase of growth.”
Lincoln acted as a financial adviser to the shareholders of Red Hawk, working closely with the management team and shareholders through the sale process. Lincoln provided advisory expertise to facilitate the preparatory, marketing, negotiation and due diligence phases of the transaction.
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