October 2010  
United American Security completes add-on acquisition of Protectors Security Services, Inc. of Belleville, New Jersey
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Chicago, IL – LaSalle Capital Group ("LaSalle Capital") and its portfolio company United American Security ("UAS") are pleased to announce the acquisition of Protectors Security Services, Inc. ("Protectors").

Protectors is a provider of security protection services for a variety of industries and properties throughout New Jersey. Protectors has been active in Northern and Central New Jersey for over 40 years, and is regarded as one of the top security providers in the state.

Protectors is the first business acquired by UAS since its formation in April 2010 and expands the platform’s geographic reach and service capabilities. "Adding Protectors to our business, gives us a strong presence in New Jersey, and will allow us to better serve our clients as the premier security services provider in the region," stated Steve Frost, CEO of UAS. "James Bergamotto and his team have built the leading New Jersey security guard company with its reputation for superior service and capabilities. Protectors will be an outstanding addition that enhances our presence in the East Coast enabling us to take our business to the next level."

James Bergamotto, CEO of Protectors Security, commented "Our acquisition by UAS will allow us to offer a broader range of expertise that better serves our clients. We are excited about the business combination and think that this will expand our ability to serve the needs of the New Jersey market."

If you have questions regarding this acquisition or would like to discuss other opportunities in the security guard services industry, please contact Nick Christopher or Jeff Walters of LaSalle Capital at (312) 236-7041.

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