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Tecum Capital Announces Investment in Converged Security Solutions

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Tecum Capital Partners (“Tecum”) is pleased to announce its new investment in Converged Security Solutions (“CSS” or the “Company”).  Tecum provided subordinated debt and equity in support of Akoya Capital Partners, Hillcrest Holdings, and current management’s acquisition of Evolver and eVigilant, two prominent Virginia-based security companies, to form Converged Security Solutions (“CSS”).  BMO Harris Bank provided senior debt financing in support of the transaction.

Stephen Gurgovits, Jr., Managing Partner of Tecum, stated, “We are excited to partner with Akoya and Hillcrest to support CSS’ management team as they work to address the increasingly complex security needs of their clients.”  Mike Williamson, Associate at Tecum, added, “Under the leadership of Dr. Bob Friedenberg, CSS is uniquely positioned to bring an innovative managed security service to the market.” 

Headquartered in Reston, VA, Converged Security Solutions offers a comprehensive converged security managed services solution spanning cyber and physical security to allow the C-suite to better quantify, reduce, and manage security risk on an ongoing basis. CSS provides an end-to-end solution, where customers can benefit from assessment, remediation, and monitoring of the security of their IT and critical infrastructure as a total solution as needed. For more information, please contact us at or visit Evolver and eVigilant

About Tecum Capital Partners

With over $500 million of assets under management, Tecum Capital is a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based investment firm investing private capital in lower middle market companies.  Tecum provides mezzanine debt and equity investments across a variety of industries.  Our team partners with independent sponsors, family offices, business owners seeking succession plans, and management teams to create shared success. Since 2006, the team has invested in over 80 platform and add-on acquisitions.  Tecum is predominantly focused on stable middle market businesses with EBITDA in excess of $3 million.  Tecum seeks to invest $5 million to $18 million in potential portfolio companies.  For more information, please visit