Paul Hastings Advises Private Equity Firm Pfingsten Partners in Acquisition of FKI Security

October 11, 2010

Chicago, IL (October 11, 2010) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, a leading global law firm, advised private equity firm Pfingsten Partners. L.L.C. in its acquisition of FKI Security Group, LLC, an Indiana-based manufacturer and service provider of security, safety, and asset protection products.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Private equity partner Brian Richards and of counsel Chris Sheaffer led the Paul Hastings team, which included tax partner Jim Smulkowski and finance associate Lindsay Sparks.

Richards, who joined Paul Hastings in August, recently advised Tricor Pacific Capital, Inc. in the acquisition of BFG Supply Company LLC, a leading distributor of greenhouse and nursery supplies to the U.S. horticultural and floricultural industry and Beecken Petty O'Keefe & Company in its investment in RSA Medical, LLC, an outsourced provider of technology-based risk management services to the individual health and life insurance industries.

About Pfingsten Partners: Pfingsten Partners is an operationally focused private equity firm headquartered in Chicago with offices in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China. Since completing its first investment in 1991, Pfingsten Partners has acquired 70 manufacturing, distribution and business service companies and has over $1.2 billion of capital under management.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.

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