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Priority One Security acquires Fleetwood Security

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Greenville-based Priority One Security has acquired Fleetwood Security in Cartersville, Ga. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The purchased was completed on May 31. Fleetwood Security now is operating under Priority One Security.

“Priority One Security is committed to supporting our account base. Part of doing so is through controlled growth. We evaluate several acquisition opportunities each year, but only a handful fit our strategy,” said William Francis, president, Priority One Security, in a news release. “The Fleetwood Security acquisition strengthens our presence in the Atlanta market. It allows us to extend our support to existing clients, and the opportunity to pick up new customers, but most importantly, it’s an acquisition of talent.”

Billy Fleetwood, owner of Fleetwood Security, has been retained as district manager. All former Fleetwood Security personnel have been retained and will provide a more specialized role to better support the region, according to the release.

“The acquisition is more like a merger. There were so many similarities between our two great organizations, it just felt like the right move,” Fleetwood said, in the release. “We are excited about the future and our customers will appreciate the new products and services we will bring to the market.”

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