Universal Services of America

Invested

November 2009

Realized Investment

Universal Services of America¬†(“USA”) is a leading provider of security and janitorial services in the western United States. USA’s primary subsidiary, Universal Protection Service (“UPS”) is a leading provider of unarmed security guards to commercial office buildings in California. UPS also services a broad range of facilities across a spectrum of end markets including the municipal, residential, industrial, retail, and healthcare sectors. The company’s other two subsidiaries include Universal Building Maintenance, a provider of janitorial services, and Universal Security Systems, which provides security alarm and access control systems and related services.

Caltius Structured Capital’s initial financial package consisted of senior subordinated notes funded at close and an acquisition line. After USA achieved significant growth through acquisitions and organic expansion, Caltius Structured Capital made multiple add-on investments to support USA’s national growth strategy.


“Caltius Structured Capital provided USA with significant growth capital while creating a flexible capital structure. We look forward to our new partnership with Caltius and are excited to have the financing needed to execute on our robust pipeline of growth initiatives.”

Steve Jones, Co-CEO, USA

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