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Comcast and to acquire Icontrol to pay $140m for Connect and Piper businesses; Comcast to acquire Converge business for undisclosed price

TYSONS, Va. and PHILADELPHIA—Interactive services platform provider and cable giant Comcast today signed agreements to acquire different business units of platform provider Icontrol Networks, based in Redwood City, Calif.

JCI and Tyco announce post-merger executive line-up

Five of seven future corporate executive officers are from JCI

MILWAUKEE and CORK, Ireland—Johnson Controls and Tyco International, which announced plans to merge in January, today announced the post-merger executive line-up.

Apollo to buy ADT for $6.9 billion, combine with Protection 1

Tim Whall to be CEO of combined business, which will operate 'primarily under the ADT brand.'

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Apollo has landed again. After years of rumors that ADT would be acquired by one entity or another, the home and business security giant today announced it has agreed to be acquired by Apollo Global Management for $6.9 billion ($42 per share). Apollo plans to combine ADT with Protection 1 and, according to an ADT news release, “will operate primarily under the ADT brand.”

Seqouin joins investment firm Raymond James

Raymond James expands security investment banking group

MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Raymond James has hired Stephan Segouin as a managing director in the firm’s Security, Defense & Government Services Investment Banking practice. Segouin will work with group co-head Alper Cetingok to provide a full range of M&A advisory and capital-raising services to companies in the global security sector.

Battery Ventures to buy NICE security unit for $100 million

Shabtai named president of new standalone company, Battery eyes further acquisitions

BOSTON—Battery Ventures, a technology investment firm based here, announced today it will acquire the physical security business unit (PSBU) of NICE Systems for up to $100 million.

Raymond James goes to Washington

Security investment banking group expands expertise in cybersecurity, intelligence communications and defense electronics

WASHINGTON—Investment banking group Raymond James now has an office here and has added five new bankers to its Security, Defense and Government Services practice.