Protegis Aquisitions


We have a history of acquiring great companies and partnering with management teams to build an even better platform together.  Whether you’re focused on growth, considering retirement or just want to explore your company’s options – PROTEGIS CAN HELP.  A few examples of partnership benefits include providing your customers additional service offerings or giving your employees access to top-notch benefits.  We will use our fully professionalized back-office, vast network of resources, committed financial capital and talented employees to relieve your pain points and take your company to new heights.

Who We Are

Our clients count on Protegis for proactive fire and life safety services delivered by a team of ready, responsive and resourceful professionals dedicated to protecting people and property in real-time.  As a business owner, you can expect the same personalized experience as we explore a potential partnership.

With locations across the nation, Protegis Fire & Safety has brought together some of the industry’s most trusted fire and safety providers focused on long-term partnership with its customers and affiliates.   While we’ve expanded our footprint over the years, our roots run deep with family-owned businesses.  Protegis currently has 16 offices in 7 states as a result of the partnerships we’ve formed over the past 40 years:

  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondABCO Fire Protection
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondAll American Fire & Safety
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondAnox Fire Protection Services
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondEckert Fire Protection Services
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondInternational Systems of America
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondFireguard Fire Protection
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondFlorida Fire Service
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondSuperior Fire and Safety
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondTrico Security

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Ready To Learn More


Superior Fire and Safety

Donnie Turley
Former Owner
Superior Fire & Safety

“Both companies share high standards; providing exceptional customer service by using the best fire protection products available, designed and installed by highly trained and certified fire protection specialists.”

Trico Security

Peter Wood
Former President
Trico Security

“This is a great match. ABCO has the funds that will help bring Trico to its next levels. The people I’ve met at ABCO have been great to work with. This is truly a win-win situation.”

Florida Fire Service Inc

Doug Higgs
Former Owner
Florida Fire Service

“We evaluated several potential partners and due to our existing relationship with Protegis and their trusted reputation in the market, the Company is an excellent fit for our employees and will help facilitate continued high levels of service to our customers.”

Fireguard Fire Protection

Michael Bonanni
Former President
Fireguard Fire Protection

“The partnership with Protegis is an exciting new chapter for Fireguard’s employees and customers. We have great pride in the personal attention we’ve delivered to our customers over the decades, and we evaluated many options for our next phase of growth; Protegis’ industry-leading service culture stood out to us and will help facilitate our continued first-rate commitment to customers.”

ABCO Fire Protection

Steve DeJohn
Former President
ABCO Fire Protection

Current President & COO of Protegis

“Partnering with Protegis provided us with a unique opportunity to achieve our next phase of growth. Our entire team has worked extremely hard to build a best-in-class regional service provider and we look forward to being part of this growing platform in the fire and security space.”




  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondProfessional Acquisition Process – Speed, Privacy and Closing Commitment
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondCustomizable Approach to Deal Structures Tailored to Your Rationale for Selling
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondPartnership Approach Toward Implementing New Ideas from Acquired Companies
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondWe Care About Your Legacy

Explore What Makes Protegis Special

  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondNational Accounts Business with Strong Customer Relationships Across the USA
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondProven Track Record with Years of Industry Experience
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondTechnical Expertise and Access to New Services
  • Protegis Fire Safety DiamondA Culture that Values Each Employee

What We Are Looking For

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Fire and Life Safety or Commercial Security System Providers Across The USA

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Companies of All Sizes and Scale

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Servers of Multiple End Markets with Limited Residential Exposure

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Qualified Team of Certified Technicians and Senior Techs

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Widespread Customer Base


Ready to explore your future?

Steve Smith

VP Business Development/M&A

Direct: 419.656.3781

Office: 800.875.7200 ext 3265


6155 Rockside Road, Suite 400
Independence, OH 44131

SALES/SERVICE: 800-875-7200
PARTS: 502-694-1550
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