Capital Fire Protection Has Been Acquired by SuperHero Fire Protection


HOUSTON, TEXAS (December 19, 2023) – Statesman Corporate Finance, LLC (“Statesman”) is pleased to announce that Capital Fire Protection, LLC (“Capital Fire”) has been acquired by SuperHero Fire Protection, LLC, (“SuperHero Fire Protection”) a Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, LLC (“Hidden Harbor”) company on August 7, 2023. Statesman served as the exclusive financial advisor to Capital Fire.

Capital Fire Protection, LLC has served Houston and its surrounding area since 2011. Capital Fire specializes in both commercial and residential fire sprinkler installations, including wet systems, dry systems, and pre-action systems, providing 24-hour service. In addition to Capital Fire’s installation services, Capital Fire also provides fire sprinkler system and extinguisher inspections.

Founded by Frank Mayo and Don Elsaifi, Capital Fire is based in Houston, Texas, and has approximately 70 full-time employees who design and install fire protection systems in new construction projects, rebuilds, retrofits, and redesigns to ensure government regulations are met or exceeded.

Commenting on the transaction, Don Elsaifi said, “Statesman’s advice and assistance throughout this process was invaluable. Statesman prepared us for the “go-to-market” process, presenting ourselves, and identifying options for securing the right buyer. We believe we have found the ideal partner in Hidden Harbor and their SuperHero platform company, as they exhibited the same passion for the business as the owners that started and grew the company, and they also bring the experience, resources, and capabilities to help accelerate Capital Fire’s growth.” 
Josh Stephens, CEO of SuperHero Fire Protection, said, “The opportunity to partner with a company such as Capital Fire is rare in that its market leadership and demonstrated value proposition are distinct among its peers. We are really excited to work with Capital Fire’s very talented management team in executing on its tangible path to organic growth at home in Texas.”

About the other transaction participants 

Statesman Corporate Finance, LLC (Houston & Austin, TX) is the FINRA-licensed broker dealer affiliate of Statesman Business Advisors, LLC. With offices in Houston and Austin, Texas, Statesman is a leading middle-market investment banking firm providing merger and acquisition, capital formation, valuation, and other general corporate financial advisory services to middle-market companies. The Statesman team advising on this engagement included Will Jaco, Managing Member, Erik Konicki, Director, Peter Chiu, Director and Kailen Kershner, Senior Analyst.

SuperHero Fire Protection (Atlanta, GA) is a full-service fire protection company, providing installation, maintenance, monitoring, and retrofitting of fire safety systems. The Company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and is licensed in thirteen states.

Hidden Harbor (Boca Raton, FL) is a lower middle-market Private Equity Fund based in Boca Raton, FL.

Weycer, Kaplan, Pulaski & Zuber, P.C. (Houston, TX) provided legal counsel to Capital Fire Protection, LLC, led by Partner Robert C. Beasley.

Kilpatrick, Townsend, and Stockton LLP (Atlanta, GA) provided legal counsel to SuperHero Fire Protection and Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, led by Partner Justin B. Heineman.

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