ROTH Capital Partners Advises
COBAN Technologies on its sale to Safe Fleet


For more information please contact:

Investment Banking
Mitch Truelock
Managing Director
(949) 280-1010

Al Longfield, CFA
Managing Director
(949) 500-2959
Kamal Masud, CFA
Vice President
(949) 720-7102

Transaction Information
COBAN Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of mobile video solutions to the law enforcement and public safety agencies across the United States. COBAN was acquired by Safe Fleet, enabling the buyer to expand in to the law enforcement market and further cement itself as the largest global provider of video solutions to the fleet market.

ROTH Capital Partners served as exclusive financial advisor to COBAN.

Mitch Truelock, Managing Director at ROTH, commented on the transaction, ďthe COBAN team has built a truly unique platform. The companyís solutions will serve as the keystone that stiches together all available mobile technology into a cost effective real-time policing tool. We believe that the Safe Fleet acquisition is a win-win as it enables Safe Fleet entry in to the law enforcement market and simultaneously opens the door for COBAN to tap in to a massive commercial market application.Ē Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About COBAN Technologies
COBAN Technologies is committed to manufacturing and developing digital video solutions of the highest caliber for public safety agencies. COBANís unique design of in-car video systems, interview room systems, body worn cameras, evidence management, and back office management software provides law enforcement with a complete digital solution that maximizes return on investment. For more information, please visit
(Source: Company Website | 11/7/17)

About Safe Fleet
Safe Fleet was formed in 2013, when The Sterling Group, a private investment company, acquired ROM and SMI from Century Park Capital. Safe Fleet consists of a portfolio of innovative and entrepreneurial brands providing safety products for fleet vehicles worldwide. Safe Fleetís origins trace back to early 20th century with the founding of Elkhart Brass in 1902 and Bustin in 1928. Many of the founding entrepreneurs shaped the brands in the companyís portfolio by creating disruptive technologies that developed into market leading products. Over 100 years later, innovation continues to be at the core of Safe Fleetís culture. Today, Safe Fleet is a growth focused organization seeking to continue to redefine markets through next generation technology and integrated solutions for fleet owners and operators. The Company delivers best in class products for a wide variety of end markets. On a daily basis, Safe Fleet improves the safety and productivity of countless operators, passengers, and pedestrians around the world.  For more information, please visit
(Source: Company Website | 11/7/17)

About ROTH Capital Partners
ROTH Capital Partners, LLC (ROTH), is a relationship-driven investment bank focused on serving emerging growth companies and their investors. As a full-service investment bank, ROTH provides capital raising, M&A advisory, analytical research, trading, market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and maintains offices throughout the U.S. For more information on ROTH, please visit

Date of Announcement: 11/8/17

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