COSTA MESA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DADavidson—D.A. Davidson & Co. announced today that it served as exclusive financial advisor to StoneCalibre in its sale of Broadcast Microwave Services, Inc. (BMS) to Five Crowns Capital and CapitalView Investment Partners, private equity firms based in Newport Beach, California and Bethesda, Maryland.
Broadcast Microwave Services, headquartered in Poway, California, designs and manufactures products for capturing and distributing live full motion video via wireless microwave communication. The company’s products include long-range digital transmitters, receivers, tracking antenna systems and accessories for governments and the global aerospace industry. BMS’s subsidiary, Data 911, designs and manufactures mobile data and video solutions for law enforcement and public safety agencies. BMS and Data 911 are strategic partners for governments, law enforcement, and public agencies worldwide.
“We are pleased to have facilitated this transaction and believe that Five Crowns Capital and CapitalView together have the expertise and focus to bring BMS and Data 911 into their next phase of growth,” said Paul Weisbrich, managing director at D.A. Davidson.
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