OnSSI has announced the completion of a $16-million private placement by Seacoast Capital, an institutional investor focused on high quality companies based in the USA, with Imperial Capital acting as financial adviser and placement agent. Seacoast’s first investment in the company will be used to leverage OnSSI’s innovative technologies and reputation in large scale VMS to extend their reach into the middle market with an easy-to-install appliance and to expand the business video intelligence (BVI) business of its affiliate, SeeTec.
Seacoast’s history of supporting high growth enterprises means it will also provide OnSSI with access to additional working capital over the entire term of its investment, ensuring the company can take advantage of future business initiatives on a global scale, while also providing for a conservatively structured and strong balance sheet.
‘We have never been better positioned to support our global customers,’ stated Gadi Piran, President and CTO, OnSSI. ‘OnSSI and SeeTec have created a dynamic business proposition by providing leading open architecture based VMS and BVI solutions for the security and logistics markets respectively, and now with this strategic investment by Seacoast, we are strongly positioned for accelerated growth through our core business and key initiatives.’
John E. Mack III, Executive Vice President and Co-Head of Investment Banking, Imperial Capital, added, ‘OnSSI’s marquee customer base and prospective customers will benefit from the launch of new and innovative solutions that will come to market on an expedited timeline now with Seacoast’s financial backing. We are pleased to have assisted in bringing these partners together.’