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Oaktree Capital Management buys My Alarm Center

Company to improve organic and acquisitive growth channels
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07/26/2017

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—My Alarm Center, a national home security and automation provider based here, was recently sold to global investment firm Oaktree Capital Management, headquartered in Los Angeles. The deal closed on July 14.

Owen security makes fifth purchase in 12 months

Company expands in its footprint by acquiring ACS Security-Rome
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07/26/2017

CALHOUN, Ga.—Owen Security Solutions, a regional alarm company based here, recently completed the largest acquisition in the company’s history, adding on more than 1,700 accounts when it purchased ACS Security-Rome.

VRI makes PERS acquisition

Company to exceed $5 million in RMR
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07/20/2017

FRANKLIN, Ohio—VRI, a large PERS provider based here, recently purchased Healthcom, a healthcare technology provider based in Sullivan, Ill. VRI announced the partnership at the end of June.

Ascent Capital Group names new CFO

Fred Graffam will become CFO of Ascent and its wholly-owned subsidiary MONI
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07/19/2017

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Ascent Capital Group, MONI’s parent company based here, announced yesterday that Fred Graffam will succeed Michael Meyers as Ascent’s CFO as well as MONI’s CFO.

SecureXperts partners with PSA Security Network

Firm to offer cyber solutions to PSA’s more than 300 systems integrators
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07/19/2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—SecureXperts, an information security technology and consulting firm, announced on July 17 that it’s partnering with PSA Security Network, a leading security and systems integrator cooperative, to offer cybersecurity consulting and vulnerability assessment services as part of PSA’s business solutions for cybersecurity partnership portfolio.

Gallaher expands services and monitoring division

Company expects around 50 percent growth in 2017
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07/19/2017

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Gallaher, a regional provider of commercial life safety and asset protection solutions based here, recently announced an increased focus on service and an expansion to its service and monitoring division.

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SSN News Poll September 2017

A variety of dealers and monitoring centers have taken interest in the PERS, mPERS and medical monitoring space. How do you think PERS and security could interact?