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CSG Security, aspiring super-regional, doubles size

Carolina Security Group purchases Intelligent Technology Inc., will move to new HQ
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07/27/2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—When CSG Security opened its doors here in 2014, founder Jeremy Brooks said the company would be the industry's next super-regional. This week CSG Security doubled the size of its business with the acquisition of Intelligent Technology Inc.

The art of the security deal

Loud, Bitton, Duffy and Cerasuolo talk navigating the acquisition landscape
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07/27/2016

YARMOUTH, Maine—From first meetings with a prospective seller to closing on the final deal, navigating the complicated acquisition landscape can be daunting. That’s why Security Systems News asked four residential companies who are active acquirers—LOUD Security, ADS Security, Per Mar Security Services and Supreme Security Systems—to provide an inside look at what it takes to get a good deal done.

Stanley looks to expand SMB business across Canada

Piero Romani: ‘We’ve already put the pins in place’
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07/27/2016

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario—Stanley Security Canada is solidifying its foothold in the SMB market in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario this year and plans to expand to other parts of Canada in 2017.

Monitronics gears up for new charity 5K race

Acclaimed runner Bill Rodgers to be at race
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07/27/2016

DALLAS—Monitronics is joining with Mission 500 to host the Moni 5K race on Aug. 6 to benefit local schools, the first of what could be an annual event and an example of Mission 500’s new model.

Select Security expands into Virginia

Egan says Select is ‘just getting started’ with purchase of 5 Star Security
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07/27/2016

LANCASTER, Pa.—Just one month after securing a $55 million credit facility with Goldman Sachs, Select Security, a super-regional security company based here, has acquired 5 Star Security, a Bluemont, Va.-based high-end residential company.

ASIS to give back to host communities with Security Week

Week of free seminars to become annual event at ASIS
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07/27/2016

ORLANDO, Fla.—ASIS is adding to this year’s show its inaugural Security Week, a series of seminars held during the show for local business and organizations to better prepare for current physical security threats.

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SSN News Poll September 2016

Some traditional security companies—like LOUD Security and Select Security—are entering the DIY market. What do you think about DIY?