Business Wire | October 21, 2021
Acquisition complements existing Colorado operations
LITTLETON, Colo.- National Fire & Safety, a leading end-to-end fire protection and life safety solutions platform and a portfolio company of Highview Capital (“Highview”), today announced its acquisition of All Pro Fire Protection, a leading fire and life safety services business headquartered in Littleton, CO.
Owned and operated by founder Dave Lennon, All Pro Fire Protection focuses on Retrofit / Tenant Improvement and Service work in the Colorado market. The company primarily services high-rise buildings, hospitals and warehouses, and has a long track record of best-in-class service, reliability and customer success throughout the region.
Following the acquisition, Mr. Lennon will continue to lead All Pro Fire Protection from its Colorado headquarters and will work closely with the National Fire & Safety team based in Denver. The acquisition expands National Fire & Safety’s operations in Colorado and further strengthens its service offerings in the high growth Denver market.
“Colorado is the heart of National Fire & Safety’s operations and we are pleased to diversify our business with All Pro Fire Protection’s Retrofit/TI and Service offerings,” said Chris Gannon, Chief Executive Officer of National Fire & Safety. “Dave has built a strong operation in Colorado, with a reputation for reliability, attention to detail and customer loyalty. This acquisition is a fantastic strategic fit, allowing us to create value and continue providing our customers with the best-in-class service that they expect.”
“This is an exciting day for All Pro Fire Protection as we embark on our next chapter,” said Dave Lennon, CEO and founder of All Pro Fire Protection. “We got to this point by remaining focused on building deep relationships with both new and existing customers and providing timely, reliable service. Chris and the National Fire & Safety team are excellent operators and we are thrilled to partner with them to continue growing our business.”
P.J. Gilbert, Managing Director at Highview and Chairman of National Fire & Safety, added, “The addition of All Pro Fire Protection further deepens our presence in the Colorado market, while diversifying our revenue mix and offerings. We are proud to continue providing our customers with high quality service while also supporting founder-led businesses in this strategic region. We look forward to welcoming Dave and the rest of the All Pro Fire Protection organization to our team.”
About All Pro Fire Protection
All Pro Fire Protection is a leading fire and life safety services business headquartered in Littleton, CO and led by founder, Dave Lennon. The company provides Retrofit/TI and Service services to a variety of sites, including high-rise buildings, hospitals and warehouses. All Pro has a long history of best-in-class service in Colorado and is well known as a leading fire and life safety provider in the high growth Denver market.
About National Fire & Safety
National Fire & Safety is a leading end-to-end fire protection and life safety solutions platform, backed by Highview Capital. National Fire & Safety’s mission is to deliver safe and reliable fire protection tools by leveraging the local knowledge and expertise of the nation’s most trusted brands. Through its independent subsidiaries Frontier Fire Protection, LLC, Elite FPS, LLC and RCI Systems, Inc., National Fire & Safety is the trusted choice for fire protection and life safety solutions in seven states across the Western U.S. Its subsidiaries collectively service a variety of end markets, including retail, healthcare, education, government, industrial, distribution and residential. For more information on National Fire & Safety, please visit www.natfiresafety.com.
About Highview Capital, LLC
Highview Capital, LLC is an opportunistic private equity investment vehicle headquartered in Los Angeles, CA with approximately $500 million in assets under management providing transformational equity. Highview leverages its creative vision and expertise to partner with management teams of leading middle-market businesses undergoing periods of transformation, including growth, expansion or performance improvement. For more information, visit www.highviewcapital.com.
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