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Havis Announces Acquisition of ENS

Wayne, PA – Havis, Inc. (“Havis”) announced that it has acquired ENS, Inc. (“ENS”), combining Guardian Capital Partners’ (“Guardian”) portfolio companies to create a leading mobile workforce solutions platform.

Headquartered in Burnsville, MN, ENS (www.ens-co.com) is a premier global designer and manufacturer of mobile and point of sale mounting solutions for a diverse range of industries, including retail, hospitality, and warehouse, among others. Founded in 2000, ENS is a preferred partner to major global technology companies and ENS products are trusted to mount, pair, charge, and protect technology for more than 85 of the top 100 US retail and hospitality companies.

Scott Evans, Managing Partner at Guardian, stated, “The ENS acquisition enables Havis to accelerate its strategic vision of building a leading mobile workforce solutions platform. In addition to shared values of innovation, quality, and customer service, ENS delivers strength through complementary end markets, partners, and capabilities. The combined business is well positioned to capitalize on both core opportunities as well as key growth areas across warehouse and logistics, industrial mounting, and other rugged mobility applications.”

Joe Bernert, CEO of Havis, said “We are excited to welcome the ENS team to the Havis family. ENS brings a wealth of expertise to the table that complements our strategic direction. Our combined capabilities are sure to make us even more relevant to the customers we serve.”

“This acquisition is truly a win-win for ENS, Havis, and our customers,” said Joe Mach, President of ENS, who will continue to lead the ENS team as a part of Havis. “For years, industry and technology leaders have trusted ENS to develop unique mobility and mounting solutions that enable their technology to perform when it matters most. With the added resources, engineering expertise, and engineering power of the Havis family, we can achieve our strategic goals of growth into new markets,” Mach said.

For more information about the transaction, contact Scott Evans at Guardian Capital Partners at (610) 263-0107 or sevans@guardiancp.com.

About Guardian Capital Partners
Guardian Capital Partners (www.guardiancp.com) is an operationally focused private equity firm based in suburban Philadelphia. Guardian makes control investments in lower middle market consumer products, niche manufacturing, and specialty service companies. Guardian partners with management teams to provide equity capital to fuel the growth of family-owned businesses. The private equity experience and complementary skill sets of the Guardian team provide a unique combination of operating and finance capabilities resulting in certainty of execution and meaningful long-term value creation for its portfolio companies.

About Havis
Headquartered in Warminster, PA, with a history dating back more than 80 years, Havis, Inc. (www.havis.com) is a leading designer and manufacturer of ruggedized mobile workforce solutions for public safety and enterprise markets. The Company’s products are integrated into customer vehicles and equipment, enhancing the functionality of technology and maximizing user productivity through a deep commitment to comfort, safety, and quality. Havis takes a customer-centric approach to its business and is dedicated to consistently researching and developing innovative, value-added products and solutions for mobile and related applications worldwide.