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Security investment and finance in ’14

New players and investors enter security industry, show interest in innovative pricing and business models, expanded services
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12/12/2014

YARMOUTH, Maine—Valuations, at least for smaller security deals, were generally higher in 2014 compared to 2013. That is one area of agreement among three security finance and investment experts who participated in a Security Systems News virtual round table.

DTT lands $60M credit facility

Growth in the last quarter has DTT adjusting its hiring plans, service rollouts
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10/30/2013

LOS ANGELES—DTT Surveillance, which announced in July that it would open a new office in Las Vegas, hire 500 new employees and enter two new vertical markets, now has $60 million to expand on those plans.

Lots of deals done at Capital One

Envysion and Vyanet are latest transactions
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02/13/2013

BETHESDA, Md.—Capital One announced Feb. 12 that it closed two new transactions—one with Envysion, a managed-video-surveillance-as-a-service provider based in Louisville, Colo., and a separate $20 million deal with full-service security company Vyanet Security of Bend, Ore.

DTT Surveillance recapitalizes

Capital One provides $40m, BV Investment Partners is new owner
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03/21/2012

BOSTON—BV Investment Partners, a private equity firm based here, is the new owner of DTT Surveillance, a provider of managed surveillance and business intelligence to the restaurant and hospitality industries, following a recapitalization announced March 15. The deal includes $40 million credit line from Capital One Bank.

Capital One is new entrant in security finance market

Three CapitalSource execs depart for Capital One; Schmidt named CapitalSource managing director
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08/11/2011

ST. LOUIS, Mo.—There were two separate, but related announcements in the world of security finance this week. Will Schmidt has taken over the role of managing director of CapitalSource and three CapitalSource executives—Bill Polk, Tom Pagnani and John Robuck—have left CapitalSource to head up a new security lending group at Capital One.

Priority One acquires one, has dry powder for more

Closes $10m revolver with CapitalSource
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04/21/2011

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Fueled by a new $10 million line of credit from CapitalSource, Priority One Security, a full-service security company based here, completed one acquisition and has plans for more growth.