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Sunlake Capital Launches Contract Security Industry Platform and Partners with Mangrove Equity Partners

July 2018 - Patrol Protect Secure, Inc. (known as “PPS”) was formed by Sunlake Capital and Mangrove Equity Partners to pursue a growth-oriented investment strategy in the U.S. contract security industry.  The co-sponsors believe there is tremendous opportunity to build a substantial, best-in-class contract security provider by focusing on service excellence and recruiting, training and retaining high quality people – thus filling a void left in the market as the large contract security firms increasingly sacrifice quality for volume.

PPS is actively seeking acquisitions of like-minded contract security providers to support its growth in new and existing geographies.

More about Sunlake Capital: Sunlake Capital LLC is a private investment firm focused on flexible, long-term investments in family, and entrepreneur-owned companies that possess a sustainable competitive advantage. With diverse capital relationships, Sunlake is able to devote its resources to the operations and strategy of its portfolio of businesses. The firm further differentiates itself through its long-term investment style, unique management partnership approach, and focus on industries and situations that are often under-served by the private equity community.


More about Mangrove Equity Partners:  The Mangrove team works hard to be a go-to private equity fund in the lower middle market by leveraging its extensive experience to create solutions and get deals done. Mangrove rolls up their sleeves and works with intermediaries to do what is necessary to move good deals forward, even in the face of company or deal complexity. Mangrove’s four-man internal operating team allows the firm to work through complexity and help owner/operators build enduring value.  Mangrove has completed 140+ deals in 60+ industries.

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