Commercial Lending

Security Finance

Providing Financial Strength to the Security Industry

The security industry has grown exponentially in recent times as the need to mitigate threats to individuals, property, information, and infrastructure has become a global priority.

Our security financing team understands the complexities of the rapidly-changing security market and provides creative debt and equity financing to companies focused on security–both at home and abroad.

Industry Specializations

We work with middle-market companies across multiple verticals, including:

  • Monitoring (burg/fire, access, video surveillance, WMD)
  • Systems integration (building automation, network IT/security, physical security)
  • Identification and data management (authentication, ID solutions, biometrics)
  • Detection (intrusion, motion, explosives, bio/chem)
  • Protection (armoring, locks, perimeter, safety equipment, fire suppression)
  • Guard services (cash-in-transit, private guards/patrolled response, force protection)
  • Risk mitigation (consulting, background investigations, disaster response)
  • Homeland security and government services (critical infrastructure protection, transportation security, port and border security, counterintelligence, disaster response, and recovery)
  • Public safety and corrections (first responder products/services, corrections real estate)

Customized Solutions

We provide a broad range of products to address the complex challenges of the security industry. Our financial capabilities include:

  • Competitive rates and fees adjusted for risk and leverage
  • Financing typically ranging from $5 million to $50 million
  • Terms that are typically 1 to 5 years in length

We are able to provide custom financing solutions, including:

  • Asset-based financings
  • Leveraged buyout structures for acquisitions and recapitalizations
  • Last out TLB
  • One-stop senior subordinated debt transactions