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Apollo Affiliated Funds to Acquire Protection 1 and ASG Security

Funds managed by affiliates of Paul, Weiss client Apollo Global Management, LLC announced the concurrent signing of definitive agreements to acquire Maryland-based ASG Security and Protection 1, a leading full-service business and home security company in the United States. The two companies will be combined and continue to operate under the Protection 1 brand, enabling Apollo to enter the security monitoring industry with a market leader generating total annual revenue in excess of $500 million. Terms of the transactions, which are expected to close in mid-2015, were not disclosed.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partner Taurie Zeitzer; tax partner Brad Okun and counsel Alyssa Wolpin; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; finance partners Gregory Ezring and Brad Finkelstein; intellectual property partner Chuck Googe; regulatory partner Mark Mendelsohn and counsel Richard Elliot; and real estate partner Mitchell Berg.

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