Security Funding Associates is a boutique investment banking firm that provides advisory services, financial and operating solutions, and specialized client-defined assignments. Originally founded by Tony Smith, SFA incorporates over twenty years of management expertise and financial dealmaking in the security alarm industry. SFA has an industry-wide reputation for integrity, influence, knowledge of the marketplace, and mutually profitable relationships with our clients.
SFA is constantly monitoring and evaluating the rapidly changing environment of our industry. As our industry changes, so do the opportunities available to our clients. We are committed to offering our clients quality professional services in the strictest of confidence. SFA specializes exclusively in private, small to mid-market companies in the security alarm industry and related cash-flow-based industries.
SFA is actively involved with the various major industry associations to maintain awareness of the trends, opportunities, and challenges facing the industry. We have managed three alarm companies successfully and profitably divested them. This combination of experience and industry leadership has allowed us to forge mutually profitable relationships with our clients.
Our founder Tony Smith is an active member and co-founder of the Greater Los Angeles Security Alarm Association (GLASAA). Additionally, he is a continuing member of the California Alarm Association (CAA) and the Electronic Security Association (ESA). Smith is a past President of the CAA and former member of the Board of Directors of ESA.