June 13, 2022


Lawrenceville, Georgia, June 13th, 2022 – SuperHero Fire Protection, LLC (“SuperHero”), a Hidden Harbor Capital Partners (“HHCP”) portfolio company that provides Fire Life & Safety installation and services, today announced the purchase of Judd Fire Protection, LLC (“Judd Fire Protection”), expanding its geographic footprint in Maryland and increasing its revenue from recurring service / inspection work and retrofit projects.


Headquartered in Westminster, Maryland, Judd Fire Protection is a market leading provider of Fire, Life & Safety installation and services to local commercial and industrial customers.  Judd Fire Protection has nearly three decades of experience providing high quality design, installation, service and inspection of fire protection systems. Judd Fire Protection will continue to be led by Fred and Diane Judd, owners of Judd Fire Protection.


“By partnering with Judd Fire Protection, we look forward to expanding our geographic reach into the Maryland and D.C. market by acquiring a local market leader. Judd Fire Protection shares our strategies and goals, and we look forward to the continued growth of the overall platform,” said Don Mackey, CEO of SuperHero.


“The Judd Fire Protection team is very excited to join SuperHero who we view as a rapidly growing market leader within the Fire, Life & Safety industry,” said Fred Judd, President of Judd Fire Protection. Diane Judd, Vice President of Judd Fire Protection, said “Combining with a larger platform will allow us to pursue growth opportunities by expanding our service offerings while continuing to provide excellent service to our customers and support to our employees.”


McDermott Will & Emery served as legal advisor to HHCP. Matthew Rainwater at Pineland Capital served as buy-side advisor to SuperHero. Miles & Stockbridge served as legal advisor to Judd Fire Protection.


About SuperHero Fire Protection, LLC

SuperHero is the regional leader in Fire, Life and Safety installation and service to multifamily and commercial end markets, primarily in the southeastern United States. Based in Lawrenceville, Georgia, SuperHero is led by President Don Mackey, Vice President Dustin Dean, and Vice President Josh Stephens. For more information, visit


About Hidden Harbor Capital Partners

Hidden Harbor Capital Partners is a private equity firm which helps create business success stories by building teams focused on execution. We believe that great companies are built on a strong group of people as their foundation, and that businesses succeed when they are intensely focused on executing a small set of well-defined objectives. Hidden Harbor currently manages over $700 million of equity capital and is investing out of its second fund, a $450 million vehicle. To learn more, visit and our page on LinkedIn.




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