Sale to GS Capital Partners

Technology & Services
Sale to GS Capital Partners


Baird served as the exclusive financial advisor to U.S. Security Associates Holdings, Inc. and Wind Point Partners


U.S. Security Associates Holdings, Inc. (“USA” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Wind Point Partners (“Wind Point”), recently completed its sale to affiliates of Goldman Sachs Capital Partners. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1993, USA has grown both organically and through acquisitions to become the fourth largest uniformed security guard service provider in the United States. With over 33,000 employees, USA provides high quality, customized security solutions, including unarmed and armed guarding, mobile patrols, special event security, loss prevention, emergency response services, risk analysis and security consulting. USA serves a diverse base of more than 3,000 clients through its nationwide footprint of 146 branches covering 46 states and Puerto Rico.

Wind Point is a private equity investment firm that focuses on partnering with top caliber CEOs to acquire middle market businesses. Wind Point manages approximately $2.5 billion in commitments from pension funds, endowments and individuals and has invested in more than 80 companies since 1984.

For additional information about this transaction, please contact:

Peter Kies (414) 765-7262
Chris Coetzee (312) 609-4913
Brian McDonagh (704) 553-6611
Jonathan Harrison +44 (0) 20 7667 8414
Ross Williams (414) 298-6235
Patrick Hammes (414) 298-2318
Technology & Services
Sale to GS Capital Partners
August 2011
U.S. Security Associates Holdings, Inc.
Technology & Services
Target Location
North America
Acquiror Location
North America