MSGI Security Solutions Announces Exclusive Partnership With the E-POL Group – Immediate Expansion into Global Airport Security; Immediate Expansion into Cross Border Security; Immediate Expansion of Executive Staff; Now Representing Ten Developing Homeland Security Firms
NEW YORK, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — MSGI Security Solutions, Inc. today announced an exclusive partnership with The E-POL Group representing immediate expansion of the company into several European and Broader Middle East countries. E-POL will become the “Technology Incubator” of MSGI Security Solutions. The core business will be to provide solutions for the total security of vital national assets.
E-POL (http://www.epolgroup.com/) is the exclusive provider, worldwide, of the SLA-C4I advanced solutions in Sea-Land & Airports Cross-Border infrastructures. Working exclusively with MSGI, E-POL will bring together some of the leading experts on terrorism from governments, police departments, universities as well as computer, medical, biological and chemical specialists. Recently updated to SLA-C4ISR to include “Surveillance & Reconnaissance” The E-POL Group, with 25 years of professional security experience, provides the integration of today’s existing stand alone systems with advanced technologies, methodologies and new systems to deter tomorrow’s threats to airports, seaports, train stations and cross-border check points.
E-POL is led by Giorgio H. Balestrieri, Chairman & Founder, and Stephen B. Haggerty, Chief Executive Officer and Director. Commander Balestrieri brings his vast strategic and tactical airport security expertise, solid international contacts and his worldwide business development capabilities. He pioneered the total airport security concept and developed the SLA-C4I System. Steve Haggerty brings extensive technology, project management capabilities derived from over 30 years with Lucent Technologies and AT&T.
Complementing their E-POL Group roles; Giorgio H. Balestrieri will function within the MSGI organization as Vice President, International Business Development, Steve Haggerty will be Vice President, Marketing & Business Development, and they will be joined by Kaan Soyak, Director of Broader Middle East Operations.
Jeremy Barbera, Chairman and CEO of MSGI Security Solutions, said, “We are immediately expanding into the global airport security and cross-border security arena, spearheaded by the efforts of Giorgio and Steve. MSGI already has several major security projects under consideration by the Italian Ministry of the Interior, Italian Ministry of Defense, Port and Airport Authorities, and the Turin Winter Olympic Committee. Additionally we are in discussions with two Turkish concerns regarding cross-border security initiatives. We expect to deploy our first collaborative engagements by the end of September. The collective resources of MSGI and E-POL will represent the New Force Multiplier in global homeland security solutions.”
The E-POL Group capacity for providing significant technical and operational support to port authorities, multinational corporations, financial institutions, governments, state and local law enforcement agencies; is unique and internationally recognized. E-POL is an organization of security professionals capable of providing the set of services that Homeland Defense needs. All of their team partners have a successful history of security systems for governments and extensive contracts with friendly governments and multinationals. E-POL and MSGI now represent several developing Homeland Security firms; each of which brings remarkable technology to the marketplace. Many of these privately-held Team Partners are candidates for acquisition or minority ownership by MSGI – further expanding their global platform of security solutions.
E-POL and MSGI Team Partners include: ALYANS – Logistic & Transportation Management – Istanbul, Turkey http://www.alyans.com/ ASSURETEC – Identity Fraud Protection – Manchester, NH, USA http://www.assuretec.com/ BOUNDLESS – Fault-Tolerant Video Surveillance Newtown, CT, USA http://www.boundlesss.com/ COELIND – SETA/Management SLA-C4I Projects – Rome, Italy http://www.coelind.com/ FOMGuard – Advanced Perimeter Security Systems – Seoul, Korea http://www.fomguard.com/ KRIA – Imaging Recognition Digital Security Systems – Milan, Italy http://www.kria.biz/ LOG.IN – Advanced Electronic Systems and Services – Rome, Italy http://www.log-in.it/ SINIT – Sea-Ports and Airports Reconstruction – Rovigo, Italy http://www.sinitworks.com/ SWIFT – Communications Recovery Systems – Houston, TX, USA http://www.swiftcomp.com/ TRITECH – Special Operations & Training – Colts Neck, NJ, USA & Cairo, Egypt http://www.tritech-international.com/ About MSGI
MSGI Security Solutions, Inc. is an international proprietary solutions provider developing a combination of innovative emerging businesses that leverage information and technology. MSGI is principally focused on the homeland security, public safety and law-enforcement services industry. The Company is headquartered in New York City, and has regional offices in Washington DC; and Milan, Italy. MSGI acquires material interests in high-growth technology and software development businesses. These firms are led by successful entrepreneurs and experienced management teams that have developed end-to-end client solutions that meet current and emerging market needs.
The Company is currently comprised of three operating companies and a significant unconsolidated investment which collectively deliver a powerful array of strategic synergies for cross-selling and joint product development. MSGI is engaged in an ongoing corporate growth program whose focus is acquisitions, strategic alliances and co-branding relationships in the United States and Europe. More information on MSGI is available on the Company’s website at: http://www.msgisecurity.com/.
The information contained in this news release, other than historical information, consists of forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act and Section 21E of the Exchange Act. These statements may involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in such statements. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Important factors, including general economic conditions, spending levels and other factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s expectations.