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Bates Security expands with HITEC Security buy

Deal adds more than 600 accounts, talent to ABCO Security office
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11/14/2018

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security LLC, a commercial and residential security company based here with branches in Prestonsburg, Ky., and Jacksonville, Fla., announced the recent acquisition of HITEC Security of Pikeville, Ky. The deal adds more than 600 accounts to its customer base in Prestonsburg, where Bates does business under the ABCO Security name.

ABCO Security announces rebrand

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Earlier this year, Bates Security, headquartered in Lexington, Ky., acquired ABCO Security, which is based in Eastern Kentucky. Now, ABCO Security is refreshing its brand with the same name.

Bates Security acquires ABCO Security

First buy following $10m credit facility allows company to expand into Eastern Kentucky
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02/21/2018

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security, a commercial and residential security company based here with a branch in Florida, announced this week the recent acquisition of Eastern Kentucky-based ABCO Security from company founder Robert Welch. 

Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington secured $10m line of credit

Capital One provided the facility, which will help grow the company in Kentucky and Florida
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11/01/2017

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Capital One provided a five-year $10 million senior revolving line of credit to Bates Security and Sonitrol of Lexington, the financial institution announced yesterday.

Bates Security opens Florida branch

Kentucky company enters new geography
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09/28/2016

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bates Security, an alarm company based here and focused on central and northern Kentucky, opened a new branch in Jacksonville, Fla.

How I Use My System: Jeremy Bates

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08/02/2016

Jeremy Bates has grown up in the industry, and now serves as the president of family-owned Bates Security/Sonitrol of Lexington. “I have done everything; started out [as] the weekend janitor, all the way up through customer service and sales, central station operator, admin-type work, and been running the company the last 10 or so years,” he said. Security Systems News got to talk with him in mid-June about his new system.

Bates Security considers border crossing

Company acquires 1,500 new accounts in acquisition
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11/24/2015

LEXINGTON, Ky.—Full-service provider Bates Security, based here, is looking to organic growth but moving outside of Kentucky also “is a natural option for us,” Jeremy Bates told Security Systems News.

Bates Security wins business success award

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10/08/2013

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Greater Lexington Chamber of Commerce recently honored Bates Security/Sonitrol of Lexington with the 2013 Business Success Award.

Meet the Class of 2013

More women, lots of interest in technology in this year's class
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06/12/2013

YARMOUTH, Maine—The editors of Security Systems News are pleased to present the “20 under 40” Class of 2013.

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