West Palm Beach, FL – Red Hawk Fire & Security LLC, a leader in fire, life safety and electronic security services today announced its first acquisition since becoming an independent company with the purchase of Systems Sales Corporation. The purchase strengthens the company’s existing fire and security services operations in New Jersey, Philadelphia and Delaware.

Red Hawk was formed as an independent, unified fire and electronic security services brand with a national footprint to serve commercial customers after a Comvest Partners sponsored private investment fund acquired the U.S. fire and security operations division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) in April of 2012. Since then, Red Hawk has focused efforts on successfully growing its commercial client base in the government, healthcare and education markets.

Serving customers in the New Jersey and Philadelphia metropolitan area since 1981, Systems Sales Corporation has built a solid reputation providing and servicing critical life safety systems including fire alarm, security, nurse call and communications systems.

“This is a great fit for Red Hawk as we bring on a company that expands and complements the strong teams we already have in place in the region. The combined expertise, local insights and excellent customer relationships Systems Sales brings to the table will reinforce our capabilities in this important area of the country,” said Red Hawk CEO and President Michael McWilliams.

Systems Sales Corporation President, John Ventrella, views the acquisition as a win–win for all parties involved especially current employees and customers of both Red Hawk and System Sales.

“This will open the way for us to increase in scale by leveraging Red Hawk’s resources and reach as the highly trained and experienced Systems Sales employees work in tandem with Red Hawk teams to continue developing innovative solutions to best serve our combined portfolio of clients,” said Ventrella.

Systems Sales Corporation offers a wide range of products and services and has been recognized numerous times with the Edwards System Technology Distributor of the Year Award.

“We look forward to blending the strengths of both organizations as we complete this very positive step to build upon our growth and further strengthen our position as the preferred service provider in the fire, life safety, security and banking industry,” McWilliams added.

Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

About Comvest Partners
Comvest Partners is a private investment firm providing equity and debt capital to middle-market companies across the U.S. Since its founding in 2000, the firm has invested over $1.9 billion. Today, Comvest’s funds have over $2.5 billion of assets under management. Through our extensive capital resources and broad network of industry relationships, we offer our companies financial sponsorship, critical strategic and operational support, and business development assistance.

About Red Hawk Fire & Security
Red Hawk Fire & Security offers its customers fire and integrated security services including integration, monitoring, testing, and inspection services across a broad portfolio of life safety and security solutions. Red Hawk uses the latest technologies and advanced systems integration for enterprise level access control, video surveillance systems and physical security equipment. An industry leader with 1,200 employees and a national footprint, the company serves more than 50,000 commercial facilities in financial services, retail, education, health care and manufacturing. Red Hawk Fire & Security is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida and their website is http://www.redhawkus.com.

About Systems Sales Corporation
As a family owned business since 1981, Systems Sales specializes in the design and maintenance of commercial fire alarm, nurse call, security, sound and clock systems for the New Jersey and greater Philadelphia area. A dedicated team of sales professionals, engineers, project managers and service technicians approach each project with the same diligence whether it is a large multi-system integration or a less complex single system application. Their website is http://www.sscnj.com.