Cook & Boardman Acquires Integrator Electronic Systems Group

ESG is a security and systems integrator focused on delivering electronic access control, video surveillance, alarm and intrusion systems to enterprise clients with multiple locations.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Cook & Boardman Group, a leading distributor of commercial door entry solutions and security integration services, announced the acquisition of Electronic Systems Group (ESG). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 2015 by Brian Brandt, ESG is a security and systems integrator focused on delivering electronic access control, video surveillance, alarm and intrusion systems to enterprise clients with multiple locations.

The company serves the utility, pharmaceutical, healthcare, higher education, multi-tenant, data center and financial markets in PennsylvaniaOhio and West Virginia.

“We are thrilled to welcome ESG to the Cook & Boardman family of companies,” says Darrin Anderson, CEO of C&B. “They have a well-earned reputation as a security solutions provider and fit perfectly into our strategy of offering nationwide security integration services. We look forward to leveraging ESG’s expertise in providing security solutions that protect our nation’s critical energy infrastructure across the broader C&B organization.”

The Cranberry,Pa.-based company will continue to operate under the Electronic Systems Group name and customer contacts will remain unchanged as a result of the acquisition.

“ESG has earned customers’ respect and loyalty by providing innovative security solutions and best-in-class support,” says Brandt. “We are excited to join C&B as they transform the industry.”

Cook & Boardman is a portfolio company of Littlejohn & Co. ESG represents C&B’s second acquisition of the year following its purchase of National Millwork in January, and 20th overall since being acquired by Littlejohn in October 2018.

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