For Immediate Release

Monument MicroCap Partners, LLC (“Monument”), a Midwest-based private equity firm, announced today that its portfolio company, Command Investigations LLC (“Command”) completed the acquisition of Abacus Research Inc. (“Abacus”). Based in Plainsfield, IL, Abacus is a full-service investigative agency with nationwide coverage, serving both the insurance and corporate sectors.

 Command CEO, Seth Markham said, “The Command team is excited to partner with the impressive group of professionals at Abacus. Our companies share a common culture and the combined group will enhance the services and coverage provided to both client bases.”

 This collaboration will allow Command to access clients in new geographies while adding depth in existing markets through accelerated cross-selling opportunities.

 “Our partnership with Command was a natural fit. Their result-oriented approach, integrity, and commitment to technology will allow us to expand our services and coverage well into the future. We could not have found a better way to celebrate our 30 years in business,” said Paul Seguin, President at Abacus.

 Abacus represents the sixth add-on acquisition by Command since its recapitalization by Monument in May 2019. In December 2019, Command recapitalized Investigations By King, LLC, located just outside of Pittsburgh PA. In August 2020, Command recapitalized Discovery Surveillance, Inc. with offices in Albuquerque, NM and Richmond, TX. In May 2022, Command recapitalized Specialized Investigations, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. In September 2022, Command recapitalized The Citadel Agency, headquartered in Orlando, FL. In June 2023, Command recapitalized Infoquest, headquartered in Columbus, OH.

About Abacus

Established in 1994, Abacus provides insurance and corporate investigations to a wide variety of industries. Its service offering includes attorney support, background checks, business intelligence, corporate investigations, executive protection, insurance investigations, medical and lifestyle canvasses, trucking defense, and surveillance.


About Command Investigations

Based in Lake Mary, Florida, Command Investigations is a full-service private investigation company that offers a full suite of investigative services, including Surveillance, Remote Surveillance, Background Investigations, Medical Canvasses, Social Media Investigations, Field Investigations, and SIU Services to the insurance defense community. Command is best known for its unparalleled customer service and unrivaled investigative knowledge and experience. With offices in Florida, California, New Mexico, Texas and Pennsylvania, Command offers services nationwide.


About Monument MicroCap Partners, LLC

Monument is a Midwest-based private equity firm focused on investments in North American businesses with EBITDA of $2-8 million. Monument seeks to partner with honest, hard-working and talented management teams across a wide variety of industries, including niche manufacturing, business services and industries positioned to capitalize on demographic trends and the growing need for infrastructure investment.


Please contact Tim Hildebrand ( or Cosmin Dordea ( at Monument for additional information.