Egis Capital Announces Final Close of Fund III

SUMMIT, N.J.Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Egis Capital Partners is pleased to announce the successful closing of its third fund.  The Firm’s investment strategy is to make acquisitions and growth equity investments in the security and protection industry.  Egis was founded in 2008 and is uniquely focused on companies that protect people, assets and data.

With Fund III, Egis has expanded its investor base which includes industry executives that are leaders in the security and protection industry.  Founder and Managing Partner Robert Chefitz stated, “Current events have demonstrated the enduring demand for solutions that can mitigate risk in whatever form it takes”.   Fund III closed early this year and currently has three investments.  Fund III has more than tripled in size from Fund II and doubled its team.  Egis is focused on middle market late stage growth equity investments and buyouts of technology-enabled product and services businesses.

The Firm plans to continue executing on its strategy of investing in technology driven companies with enterprise values ranging between $30 million and $200 million that require a total equity investment between $10 million and $80 million.  Egis has made investments in categories including access control, public safety, smart home, IoT building solutions, global risk management, safe city, identity solutions, and remote video monitoring.  For additional information visit http://www.egiscapitalpartners.com/

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Egis Portfolio Company Brivo Acquires Parakeet to Add Smart Building Capabilities

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Combination will provide public safety clients with new opportunities to leverage mission-critical data to improve emergency response outcomes.

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Egis Portfolio Company MCP Acquires Black & Veatch’s Public Safety Consulting Business

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Egis Capital Realizes Investment in Stealth Monitoring

Robert Cherun, Chief Executive Officer of Stealth said, “Egis Capital Partners was our largest investor for the past several years. They were a helpful thought partner on capital structure, introduced us to dozens of industry contacts, and were very helpful in focusing us on being a more metrics driven business….”

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Heeding The Call For Better Technology, Dollars Flow Into 911 Communications

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“A lot of VC money is coming into the market,” says Robert Chefitz, managing partner of security-focused private equity firm Egis Capital.

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SecurityInfoWatch Interviews Egis Capital Robert Chefitz

 

SecurityInfoWatch.com interviewed Robert Chefitz, Managing Partner at Egis Capital, to get his thoughts on what security industry technologies and services are trending up and what characteristics his firm looks for when it comes to investing in companies in the market.

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ACRE, a global leader providing state-of-the-art security systems, announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire RS2 Technologies in Munster, Ind. This purchase will enhance ACRE’s strategic expansion plans for strengthening its access control business and product portfolio.

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Egis Capital Partners Teams with ClearObject

ClearObject designs, develops, deploys and manages connected solutions and data-driven digital products. The acquisition is consistent with Egis’ strategy to invest in technology-enabled businesses that utilize security infrastructure to drive operational efficiency. The partnership will provide the financial and strategic resources to facilitate this transformative opportunity in the data-driven economy.

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