The investment will be used to support current and future growth initiatives, the firm said.
Universal employs over 27,000 professionals across the US and provides a mix of security services, ranging from traditional manned guard services, to cutting-edge technology systems, to fire/life safety emergency preparation services. The company also provides janitorial services, with a specialisation in “green” cleaning.
Partners Group had previously helped to fund the company’s expansion into new geographies.
Alfred Gantner, executive chairman and co-founder of Partners Group, said, “Universal represents an ideal addition for our direct investment programs with its first rate management team, high-growth performance, and an identified set of strategic initiatives that can be supported by Partners Group’s vast network of financial and strategic resources.”
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