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Tyco looks to acquire Visonic

Visonic products align with ADT's interactive service Pulse
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06/21/2011

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco International, parent company of ADT, is in talks to acquire security product manufacturer Visonic, which is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
“I can confirm that we’re in discussion with Visonic and that may or may not lead to definitive transaction,” Tyco spokesman Paul FitzHenry told Security Systems News on June 21.

Visonic ready to take on ‘the giants’

New technology launch, revamping of N.A. operations will be key
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11/18/2010

TEL AVIV, Israel—Over the past several months, Visonic, a wireless home security component manufacturer, has made some changes in its North American operation. It has hired a new president, Mark Ingram, hired three new sales managers, and it has worked to deepen its relationships with major distributors, says Avi Barir, Visonic president and CEO.