Commercial Lending

Security Finance

Providing Financial Strength to the Security Industry

The CapitalSource Security Lending Group works with privately held, private equity-controlled, and public security companies throughout the United States to provide creative financing solutions to help clients achieve their goals. Our industry expertise, coupled with our transparent approach to assessing credit, allows us to consistently deliver timely execution and creative structures for our clients.

CapitalSource brings over 100 years of industry experience to bear through a team of dedicated professionals with an average of over 12 years of experience in the security industry. Backed by Pacific Western Bank, CapitalSource has the resources to lead the most sophisticated syndicated bank facilities, but retains the creativity and flexibility to deliver differentiated solutions.

Financing Capabilities

We are able to provide custom financing solutions to meet the needs our clients, which typically arise from:

  • Rapid internal growth
  • Leverage buyouts, recapitalizations, and add-on acquisitions
  • Shareholder buyouts and intergenerational transfers
  • Acquiring or refinancing owner-occupied real estate

We leverage a broad range of financing capabilities to provide customized solutions for both small and larger borrowers, typically with the following parameters:

  • First lien senior secured, senior-stretch and unitranche loan facilities
  • Sole lender debt facilities ranging from $5 million to $50 million
  • Syndicated loan facilities with the ability to underwrite in excess of $100 million

Industry Specialization

We work with a broad range of security-related clients across multiple verticals, including:

  • Security alarm
  • Security monitoring
  • Fire monitoring
  • Fire suppression
  • Access control
  • Video surveillance
  • Systems integration
  • Perimeter security
  • Personal emergency response systems

Please contact a member of the Security Lending Group team today to discuss how we might be able to assist you in achieving your goals and objectives.