McCarthy Capital Makes Growth Equity Investment in Advantor Systems

McCarthy Capital Corp. led a growth equity investment in Advantor Systems LLC, which is an Orlando, Fla.-based designer and integrator of physical security systems. Terms were not disclosed. McCarthy Capital of Omaha, Neb., is a private equity firm that exclusively invests in middle market companies with operating profits of $3 million and $25 million. The shop’s typical investments range from $10 million to $30 million.

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McCarthy Capital Corporation recently led a growth equity investment in privately-held Advantor Systems, LLC (“Advantor” or the “Company”). Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Advantor is a leading designer and integrator of physical security systems with extensive experience securing high-profile government and commercial organizations (www.advantor.com).

“In addition to providing us with growth capital to execute on current opportunities, we are excited about the expertise McCarthy Capital will bring to our employee-owned company.”
The Company’s primary business is providing integrated security solutions to help identify and manage threats to critical infrastructures. With over 1,000 systems already deployed, the Company aids in the design, distribution, integration, installation, training and servicing of security systems that combine physical security for facilities with information security to protect people, confidential information and other critical assets.

“We selected McCarthy Capital as our partner because of their experience, cultural compatibility, and partnership approach with their investments,” said Todd Flemming, President and CEO of Advantor. “In addition to providing us with growth capital to execute on current opportunities, we are excited about the expertise McCarthy Capital will bring to our employee-owned company.”

The investment in Advantor is consistent with McCarthy Capital’s investment strategy – partnering with proven management teams at market leading companies in growth industries. “We are excited to partner with the exceptional management team at Advantor in this growing, well-positioned business,” said Bob Emmert, a partner at McCarthy Capital. “We believe Advantor’s people and diverse service offerings provide a solid foundation from which the company can capture a larger share of this growing market.”

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. based in Richmond, VA, served as financial advisor to the Company on the transaction.

About McCarthy Capital Corp.
Based in Omaha, NE with offices in Denver and Boston, McCarthy Capital is a private equity firm focused exclusively on middle market companies with operating profits between $3 million and $25 million. McCarthy partners with existing management teams across a wide range of industries and is equally comfortable as a minority investor or majority shareholder. Typical investment sizes from $10 to $30 million are used to accelerate growth, provide liquidity to current shareholders and/or fund acquisitions. McCarthy Capital manages $500 million in private equity assets and capital commitments. For more information about McCarthy Capital, please visit www.mccarthycapital.com.