Resolution Products has merged with ipDatatel and the combined business was recapitalized by ABS Capital Partners and Adams Street Partners. The combined company creates an innovative solution set for alarm dealers and home systems installers at a time when increasingly intelligent devices are entering the consumer and commercial markets.
Quarton International acted as a financial advisor to Resolution Products in connection with the merger.
Resolution Products is an eight year-old technology company, delivering high performance wireless solutions to the security industry. Resolution is comprised of some of the top engineers in the industry, with roots in creating the industry’s most groundbreaking products. Resolution’s product lines include industry-disrupting Translators, a full array of compatible sensors and peripherals and most recently, a line of interactive services communicators. Resolution’s Interactive Gateway Module line won the Best of Commercial and Monitoring Solutions award in the SIA 2014 New Product Showcase at ISC West.
ipDatatel designs and engineers innovative cellular and internet alarm communication devices for the security and home automation industries. ipDatatel’s universal alarm communicators enable dealers to easily take over existing hard-wired alarm panels and turn them into smart devices with high-quality alarm communications and remote access from PC’s and mobile devices. In addition, dealers can increase their RMR with ipDatatel’s cloud video solution and the ability to control lights, locks, thermostats and garage door openers.
ABS Capital Partners invests in later-stage growth companies, helping CEOs capitalize on new opportunities and navigate unforeseen obstacles, while never losing sight of the ultimate goal of achieving lasting excellence. The firm’s partners have decades of experience as C-level executives, investment bankers and investors in the industries they invest in: business and tech-enabled services and health care. The combination of experience and expertise means ABS has a laser-focus on the specific needs growth companies face as they look to get to the next level.
Adams Street Partners is one of the largest and most established private market investment management firms in the world. Adams Street commenced its investment program in 1972, and today manages $32 billion of assets across five strategies – primary and secondary private fund investments, co-investments, private credit investments and direct venture/growth investments. Adams Street employs 160+ people in Chicago, London, Menlo Park, Munich, New York, Singapore, Beijing, Boston and Tokyo.