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Universal Protection Service Acquires International Security Management Group, Inc.

SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Protection Service, a division of Universal Services of America and one of the largest providers of security services in the U.S., is excited to announce that they have acquired International Security Management Group, Inc. (ISMG). With their corporate office located in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1990, ISMG have been providing superior security and risk management services to companies and corporations throughout the country.

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"We are excited to announce that today we will be bringing ISMG and their key managers into Universal Protection Service," said Steve Jones, CEO of Universal Services of America. "Over the last several years we pursued ISMG, as we felt they were a dynamic company with strong management. This acquisition provides tremendous depth and resources and makes Universal one of the strongest players in the security industry."

"ISMG is excited to become part of the Universal family; it is very rare to find organizations in our industry with such similar structures and a clear commitment to their customers and employees at all levels," said Carl Bledsoe, Chairman of ISMG. "The joining of these two management teams will result in one of the most experienced senior and local management teams within the industry, and will bring added value to each of our customers – nationwide."

The acquisition of ISMG continues to grow Universal Protection Service's security expertise across the nation.

Universal Protection Service is the 5th largest security company in the U.S. Universal Protection Service is a division of Universal Services of America, which includes Universal Building Maintenance, Universal Protection Security Systems and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services. As they move ahead with their recent expansion, Universal looks forward to continuing to provide their clients with the best security solutions, personalized customer service and unmatched value available.

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About Universal Services of America
Founded in 1965, Universal Services of America combines an innovative mix of tradition with cutting edge systems and technology to keep pace with the ever-evolving needs of today's business environments. Headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., with offices located nationwide, Universal employs hands-on, highly experienced management teams and continuous training to deliver consistent, high quality security solutions. Universal is made up of four unique divisions: Universal Protection Service, which offers a wide range of security professionals for commercial properties of every type; Universal Building Maintenance, which specializes in green cleaning services for every kind of facility; Universal Security Systems, which provides full-service security systems; and Universal Fire/Life Safety Services, which offers all aspects of emergency preparation. (State licenses: 1003458, 14417, 1025514, 0600, 58361, 11-1376, A2000170). Visit us at: http://www.universalpro.com. Keep up with the latest news at: http://www.universal1965.com.

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