Richmond, VA – September 1, 2010 – Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. announced today that it has successfully advised Advantor Systems and its shareholders in obtaining an equity investment by McCarthy Capital. McCarthy Capital manages a $500 million private equity fund and is based in Omaha, NE with offices in Denver and Boston. Matrix served as the exclusive financial advisor to Advantor.

Advantor, headquartered in Orlando, FL, is a leading designer and integrator of physical security systems with extensive experience securing high-profile government, Department of Defense and commercial organizations. Their primary business provides security solutions to identify and manage threats to critical infrastructures. With over 1,000 systems deployed, Advantor aids in the design, integration, installation, training and servicing of security systems.

“We selected McCarthy Capital as our partner because of their experience, cultural compatibility, and partnership approach with their investments,” said Todd Flemming, President and CEO of Advantor. “In addition to providing us with growth capital to execute on current opportunities, we are excited about the expertise McCarthy Capital will bring to our employee-owned company.”

“The Matrix deal team worked tenaciously to guide this extraordinarily complicated transaction to closure. They saw the tremendous fit between our desire for a long-term, growth oriented partner and McCarthy’s unique understanding of the industry, and provided sound analysis and counsel to both sides throughout the process. We look forward to working with Matrix on our next transaction,” Flemming added.

About Matrix Capital Markets Group
Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. is an independent, advisory focused, privately-held investment bank headquartered in Richmond, VA. Since 1988, Matrix has provided merger & acquisition and financial advisory services for privately-held, private-equity owned and publicly traded companies. Our primary advisory services include company sales, asset divestitures, recapitalizations, management buyouts, capital raises of debt & equity, corporate recovery, fairness opinions and valuations. Matrix has served clients in a wide range of industries, including industrial manufacturing and distribution, building products, business services, consumer products, healthcare, lumber and petroleum marketing & distribution. For additional information, please visit

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