For Immediate Release

ASG Security Completes Four Acquisitions To End 2004

Beltsville, Maryland, January 12, 2005–Alarm Security Group, LLC (“ASG Security”) announced today that it completed four new acquisitions in the month of December. “These are key transactions that have been in progress for some time,” commented ASG CEO, Joe Nuccio. “It just happens that they all came together at the end of the year.” The latest round of purchases includes a portfolio of accounts from two Houston-based alarm companies and a third in Dallas, Texas. ASG also acquired ABC Security Corporation, based in the Annapolis, Maryland, area. Nuccio continued, “ABC Security has been locally owned and operated since 1953 and is one of the most recognizable commercial security companies in Annapolis. ABC is a great strategic addition to our Mid-Atlantic operations.”

ASG Security is headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland, with full service operations in the Mid-Atlantic/Washington D.C. region and throughout the State of Texas. One of the 20 largest U.S. security alarm companies, ASG is focused on the commercial and residential market segments and serves more than 48,000 subscribers. ASG’s service offerings include video surveillance, access control solutions, fire alarms and security systems.

For more information contact:
Robert Ryan,
VP, Sales & Marketing
ASG Security Company
12301 Kiln Court, Suite A
Beltsville, MD 20705

Reeve Waud, Founder and Managing Partner
Waud Capital Partners, L.L.C.
560 Oakwood Avenue, Suite 203
Lake Forest, IL 60045