Minuteman Security Technologies announces partnership with Prospect Partners

March 6, 2018
Massachusetts integrator plans to grow business with new private equity partner

ANDOVER, Mass., Jan. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Minuteman Security Technologies, Inc. (Minuteman), today announced its partnership with Prospect Partners, LLC, a Chicago-based private equity firm that backs unique, growing companies. The investment from Prospect Partners and management, led by Minuteman's CEO Joseph Lynch and COO and President George Yannakopoulos, will support the company's internal growth and national expansion.

Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Minuteman is a leading provider of enterprise security technology solutions. The company's security systems are used by a wide range of organizations throughout the United States. Customers include law enforcement, energy companies, mass transit, large retail chains, academic institutions, public safety agencies, and community hospitals. Minuteman recently announced its national expansion, and now operates five regional offices from Maine to Arizona.

"A national presence is key to both our growth and diversification strategies and to providing superior security systems with the high-touch customer service for which we have become well-known," said Mr. Lynch. "As we execute our plan, we look forward to the expertise, capital support, and partnership of Prospect Partners, which has a long history of growing other companies with similar business models. We are eager to introduce exciting proprietary products, like our new TransitSentry™ mobile city surveillance system, the most advanced public safety solution available, to new customers across the nation."

Minuteman's offering includes video surveillance, access control systems, emergency communications, intrusion detection systems and public safety security solutions. As an industry-leading security systems integrator, Minuteman partners with the best-of-class manufacturers to design, install, and maintain complex security solutions for its customers.

"Minuteman is a dominant niche systems integrator with a great brand name, exceptional product lines, and an excellent reputation for service quality," said Brett Holcomb, a Principal of Prospect Partners. "Over the years, the company has consistently been recognized for its services, innovation, and growth."

Added Lou Kenter, a Founding Principal of Prospect Partners, "Joe and George are phenomenal leaders who have built an organization with a strong culture we are proud to join. We look forward to supporting Minuteman's many exciting growth initiatives as the company continues its national expansion."

About Minuteman Security Technologies, Inc.

Minuteman Security Technologies is a privately-held, leading provider of enterprise security system technology solutions, including custom design, installation, development, and support services. Minuteman specializes in a diverse range of advanced security management systems for a broad range of enterprise clients. http://www.minutemanst.com

About Prospect Partners, LLC

Private equity firm Prospect Partners invests nationwide in unique, growing businesses. A highly experienced and committed investor, Prospect Partners manages $470 million across three private equity funds. Since 1998, Prospect Partners has helped build more than 50 portfolio companies in widely diverse niche manufacturing, distribution, and specialty service markets. http://www.prospect-partners.com

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