As a privately held company focused on the security sector, Observint Technologies is open to all opportunities that would effectively leverage the company's core expertise. We have targeted high-growth companies in the security industry that offer technology differentiation, go-to-market strategies or distinct customer sets.
Observint currently owns and operates several independent security-focused companies, including:
- Supercircuits (acquired in 2006) – A nationally recognized leader and provider of innovative video and audio security solutions.
- Security Cameras Direct (acquired in 2009) – A multi-channel distributor of video and audio security solutions.
- infinias (acquired in 2012) – A recognized provider of IP access control technology including hardware and software solutions.
Observint Technologies' primary investor is The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset manager.
About The Carlyle Group
The Carlyle Group is one of the world's largest and most diversified multi-product global alternative asset management firms with approximately $148 billion in assets under management across 89 funds and 52 fund of fund vehicles as of September 30, 2011. Carlyle invests in Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Market Strategies and Fund of Funds Solutions worldwide – focusing on aerospace, defense & government services, consumer & retail, energy & power, financial services, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, real estate, technology & business services, telecommunications & media and transportation opportunities.
The Carlyle Group combines global vision with local insight, relying on a top-flight team of 500+ investment professionals operating out of 33 offices to uncover superior opportunities. Carlyle's edge is its ability to leverage the local insight of its investment professionals, collaborating across the firm's investment disciplines. The result: a broader view of potential investment opportunities and deeper level of expertise, creating value for Carlyle portfolio companies. Since its founding in 1987, the firm has invested $48 billion in 414 Corporate Private Equity transactions.