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Safeguard Capital Group Enters Private Equity Arena

Safeguard Properties [1] announced the formation of Safeguard Capital Group, a middle-market private equity fund focused on diversifying and expanding Safeguard Properties’ business model. With equity capital in excess of $100 million, Safeguard Capital leverages the strength and expertise of Safeguard Properties.

The new fund will be actively investing across a variety of business services industries, particularly focusing on real estate services, healthcare, consumer/retail, financial, industrial, and energy/environmental markets.

"We're looking to partner with companies that have a compelling operating strategy and where we can invest for the long-term," said Alan Jaffa, CEO of Safeguard Properties and Safeguard Capital Group Advisory Board Member. "Our focus is on business services companies in varying degrees of transition that can benefit from the vast resources of Safeguard Properties," Jaffa added.

The company noted that Safeguard Capital Group's investment approach is differentiated relative to traditional private equity firms.