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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, according to CEO Jason Christensen.

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.—Jumbi Edulbehram said he didn't join 360-degree camera provider Oncam Grandeye just to sell cameras. "I've done enough of that," he said. He's interested in expanding Oncam Grandeye's video intelligence and cloud service.

 

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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