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Another Professional Services Transaction and Seeking Candidates for Associate Position

CHA Consulting, Inc. ("CHA"), a Long Point Capital ("Long Point") portfolio company, announced that it acquired an interest in American Fire Protection, Inc. ("AFP"), a leader in custom design, engineering, installation, and maintenance of fire protection systems. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, AFP provides turnkey solutions to the automotive, government/military, manufacturing, and distribution/warehouse markets in the US and internationally.

The nature of this transaction allows CHA to actively support AFP's growth strategies and provides AFP autonomy to manage their daily operations. CHA and AFP will work together to maximize the expertise of both firms to focus on expanding CHA's Life Safety & Securities service line and providing world-class engineering and fire protection system services to CHA's and AFP's clients.
AFP's President Randy Treglown said, "The American Fire Protection team is excited about the future with such a great company. The CHA partnership will provide tremendous growth opportunities that will enable us to better serve our clients. Together we will continue to provide exceptional customer service and expertise in the fire protection industry."

 "The demand for global fire protection services and the synergies that exist between our companies and the markets we serve will significantly enhance our ability to provide our clients with innovative, state-of the-art fire protection and engineering services. This partnership is extremely positive for both companies, and I am confident in our future as a leading firm in this very important market," stated CHA's CEO & President Mike Carroll.

If you have questions about this transaction, please contact Ira Starr istarr@lpcfund.com, Eric Von Stroh, evonstroh@lpcfund.com or Norm Scherr nscherr@lpcfund.com.

Long Point is seeking a top tier candidate for a pre-MBA Associate position with at least two years of investment banking or consulting experience.  Please send confidential inquiries to Doris at dcatapano@lpcfund.com.