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NorthStar doubles credit facility to $80m

Organic growth primary goal, CEO says
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03/04/2015

OREM, Utah—NorthStar Alarm Services has increased its credit facility to $80 million, doubling it in 20 months, CEO Jason Christensen said.

OnCam Grandeye to offer analytics, cloud service

Jumbi Edulbehram, is new head of the Americas for 360-degree camera provider
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03/04/2015

LOWELL, Mass.—Oncam Grandeye makes 360-degree cameras, an "exciting and fast-growing camera segment," according to industry veteran Jumbi Edulbehram, but that's not why Edulbehram recently joined the company as regional president, Americas.

AvantGuard sister company acquires PERS manufacturer

Freeus acquires Securus
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03/04/2015

OGDEN, Utah—Freeus, the new sister company to AvantGuard Monitoring Services, on Feb. 27 acquired the PERS side of Securus.

Interface lands 8,200-location deal with Family Dollar

Managed services bundle includes all physical and network security, video verification, PCI compliance, will include mobile applications, big data analytics in future
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03/04/2015

ST. LOUIS—Systems integrator Interface Security Systems (ISS) is more than halfway through a technology makeover for all of Family Dollar’s 8,200 retail store locations.

Conservative approach builds RMR for Memphis provider

Frase Protection grows business with a primary focus on security
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03/04/2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—While telecoms and cablecos are making inroads into the home security industry by leading with automated home services, a decades-old family run business, Frase Protection, is taking the opposite route.

Monitronics acquires LiveWatch Security for $67m

DIY provider LiveWatch diversifies Montronics' offerings
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03/03/2015

DALLAS—Monitronics has acquired LiveWatch Security, a provider of professionally monitored DIY home security systems, for $67 million.

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