Tom Collopy, President of Securus said, "We felt it made sense for our customers to link our PERS offerings more closely with a central station. AvantGuard has been our primary central station and an outstanding partner." Collopy will be a consultant to Freeus
on an ongoing basis.
The Edmonds Group, LLC acted as exclusive advisor to Securus, Inc. for the transaction. "The combination of the Securus' PERS offering with AvantGuard's world class monitoring will offer a compelling solution for dealers" said Henry Edmonds, President of The Edmonds Group.
About AvantGuard Monitoring
AvantGuard is an independent wholesale alarm monitoring company that provides services to dealers and their subscribers nationwide from two fully redundant, UL Listed, Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) Certified Five Diamond central stations. They are considered a leader in the alarm monitoring industry. For more information on AvantGuard, please visit www.agmonitoring.com
About Securus, Inc.
Securus, Inc. will continue to provide GPS tracking and mobile safety and security solutions through dealers and retailers. For more information on Securus, please visit
About The Edmonds Group, LLC
The Edmonds Group is a specialized investment bank focused on recurring revenue businesses with a particular emphasis on the security alarm and PERS industries. The Edmonds Group has closed over 40 transactions representing more than $3 billion in transaction value since its inception in 2004. For more information on The Edmonds Group, please visit