London, UK | August 2019 – A&M Capital Europe (“AMCE”), a London based middle-market private equity firm that is part of the Alvarez & Marsal Capital (“AMC”) platform, has acquired La Patria, a leading Italian provider of alarm and security surveillance services.
Founded in 1950, La Patria is a best-in-class alarm monitoring security firm which differentiates itself through its high value-add technology enabled alarm service, combined with rapid response manned patrolling intervention. La Patria provides B2B (~80%) and B2C (~20%) security solutions to more than 12,000 clients across a wide range of end-markets throughout Italy.
Under AMCE’s ownership, La Patria intends to make targeted communication and technology investments to drive organic growth in the Italian B2B and B2C security segments, while also exploring partnership opportunities and acquisitions to create a market leader in remote monitoring services. La Patria’s CEO Andrea Monti will continue to lead the business following the transfer of ownership.
About A&M Capital Europe:
A&M Capital Europe with total assets under management of €650 million, is Alvarez & Marsal Capital’s European middle-market investment strategy. AMCE leverages a highly experienced team of investment professionals, together with Alvarez & Marsal’s (“A&M”) 1,100 operating consultants across 23 European offices to bring pan-European operating capabilities and industry relationships to bear in the sourcing, due diligence and post-acquisition performance improvement of investment opportunities. AMCE has a strong and referenceable track record of serving as a trusted partner to founders, corporates and management teams, providing the capital and strategic assistance required to take businesses to the next level of success.
About Alvarez & Marsal Capital:
Alvarez & Marsal Capital is a multi-strategy private equity investment firm with over $3 billion in total assets under management across four funds and three investment strategies. The privately-owned firm is led by a highly experienced investment team, which is augmented by its strategic association with Alvarez & Marsal, one of the largest operationally-focused advisory firms in the world. AMC’s business model combines a focus on middle-market private equity investing with the deep operational expertise, industry knowledge and global corporate relationships of A&M, making it a uniquely attractive partner to management teams, corporates and business owners.
About Alvarez & Marsal:
Alvarez & Marsal is a privately-owned independent global professional services firm that leverages an industry leading group of experienced operating executives who help businesses improve performance, solve problems and unlock value for stakeholders. A&M has over 4,500 operating professionals and employees in 67 offices across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America. A&M has expertise across all major industry sectors and extensive functional capabilities in nearly all primary areas of a business enterprise including, among others, operations, revenue enhancement, sales and marketing, manufacturing, IT, finance, working capital management, supply chain and logistics, real estate, human capital management, merger integration and carve-out support.