October 2015  
United American Security Acquires
the Commercial Division of
Security Assurance Management, Inc.

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October 1, 2015 – Chicago, IL – LaSalle Capital ("LaSalle") and its portfolio company, United American Security ("UAS"), are pleased to announce the acquisition of the commercial division of Security Assurance Management, Inc. ("SAM" or the "Company").

Founded in 1992 by Russell Stephens, SAM provides security guard services to commercial, government, and foreign embassy customers in the greater Washington D.C. area and has developed an outstanding reputation for customer service and responsiveness over its twenty-three year history. Mr. Stephens will join the UAS team post-closing and will remain the primary point of contact with SAM's current customers.

The acquisition of SAM (the thirteenth completed by UAS since its formation in April 2010) strengthens UAS' presence in the Washington D.C. area and gives it a leading position in the embassy end market. "The addition of SAM gives us significant scale and greater density in the Washington D.C. market, and expands our service offering to include the specialized services required by foreign embassy clients," stated Stephen Levine, CEO of UAS. "We are thrilled to partner with Russell Stephens to continue growing the business together."

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 Kelly Cornelis of LaSalle Capital at (312) 236-7041.

About LaSalle Capital
LaSalle is a Chicago-based private equity firm with over $330 million of assets under management that focuses on controlling investments in lower middle market companies across the United States. The team of ten investment professionals has over 75 years of investing experience. LaSalle targets companies operating in the food & beverage; outsourced business services; and value-added manufacturing/distribution industries. Typical target companies are family and/or entrepreneurially owned companies with less than $75 million of Revenue and EBITDA of $2 million to $10 million.


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