Mill Street’s Dfendus acquires two Ontario security companies

Dfendus Security Solutions Inc has acquired Actron Security Systems Ltd, a Woodbridge, Ontario-based provider of security, surveillance and access control systems.

It also acquired Fire & Security Centre Inc, a Dryden, Ontario-based provider of fire protection and alarm and security systems.

Terms weren’t disclosed.

Dfendus, a Thornhill, Ontario-based integrated security business, said the acquisitions will expand its market presence in Ontario.

Earlier this year, Dfendus received an investment from Canadian private investment firm Mill Street & Co. The deal supported the company’s buy of Inforce Security Corp.


DFENDUS Security Solutions Expands its Presence in Ontario Through the Acquisitions of Actron Security Systems and Fire & Security Centre

Toronto, September 17, 2018 – Mill Street & Co. (“Mill Street”), is proud to announce, it’s subsidiary DFENDUS Security Solutions Inc. (“DFENDUS”) has completed the acquisitions of Actron Security Systems Ltd. (“Actron”) and Fire & Security Centre Inc. (“Fire & Security”).

Located in Woodbridge, Ontario, Actron is a premier provider of integrated security, surveillance and access control systems and services to the Greater Toronto Area. With over 30 years’ experience in placement, installation and technical support of the various security and surveillance products, Actron has become a recognized leader in security integration, known for exceptional customer service and satisfaction. The transaction will include the acquisition of all of Actron’s assets and customer contracts.

Fire & Security brings a 35-year history of successfully serving the fire and security needs of Northwestern Ontario. Fire & Security’s strong presence in the commercial fire protection space, combined with its alarm and security systems portfolio in Northern Ontario, will be a strong complement to DFENDUS’ expanding offering.

“Both Actron and Fire & Security have a strong history in Ontario’s security space, with a respected track record of outstanding service and long-term customer relationships,” comments Dan Marston founder and President of DFENDUS. “We welcome all members of the Actron and Fire & Safety teams to DFENDUS and look forward to much success together.”

About DFENDUS Security Solutions Inc.
DFENDUS is Canada’s integrated security company. Recognized for outstanding service, DFENDUS is directly aligned with the complex security needs of a dynamic marketplace undergoing rapid change. Security. Always On.

About Mill Street & Co.
Mill Street & Co. is a diversified North American management company that is focused on the creation of real value for all stakeholders – employees, customers, investors and the communities in which it operates. Employing over 1000 exceptional people, Mill Street generates sustainable, long-term value through the intelligent allocation of capital. An approach that we call SMART Capital®.

For further information:
Noah Murad, President
T: 905-764-5645