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Defender arm-in-arm with governor

Indiana security firm to create 1,100 jobs, gets financial incentives from state
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03/01/2008

INDIANAPOLIS--Dave Lindsey, president of Defender Direct, the "first or second" largest ADT dealer in the country, joined with Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels on Jan.

At Brink's: More shareholder demands

Steel Partners joins the chorus of hedge funds writing letters to Brink's. Latest missive advises CEO to: 'Spin off, sell, and while you're at it, buy more shares'
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03/01/2008

NEW YORK--Another letter of demands landed in Brink's chief executive officer Michael Dan's mailbox Jan. 9, this time from Steel Partners, a hedge fund here that owns 6.

Spanking verdict reversed

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03/01/2008

ANAHEIM, Calif.--Alarm One, an alarm company successfully sued in 2006 for $1.

Protection One ends alliance

'BellSouth from Protection One' to be rebranded in nine Southeastern states
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02/01/2008

LAWRENCE, Kan.--It's got to be one of the longest names in residential security, "Bellsouth Security Systems from Protection One," and now it's going away.

Alertme.com puts consumer in charge

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SSN Staff  - 
02/01/2008

LAS VEGAS--Alertme.com is a UK-based self-installed, self-monitored "intelligent home security system" that made its debut at the January Consumer Electronics Show here, billing itself as an "innovative way to give people complete ownership of their own security.

MMI reaches out to Monitor Group

Brink's Co.'s big shareholder wants to share insight with consulting group that's advising Brink's on its 'alternatives'
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02/01/2008

NEW YORK--MMI, the activist hedge fund that wants The Brink's Company to spin off one of its divisions, on Dec. 12 sent a letter offering its advice to Monitor Group, the firm hired by Brink's in November to evaluate "various strategic options available to the company" (search "Brink's" at www.

Pro One expands marketing efforts

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02/01/2008

LAWRENCE, Kan.--In a move that is "directly tied to furthering company efforts to increase growth and retention" Protection One announced in December it's expanding its marketing operations and added two new senior staff members.

Credit crunch, new players, stats: What's it all mean?

Pro 1's Ginsburg, ADT's Koch, Apx's Dunn, Mark Ein, others, opine at Barnes Buchanan conference in Florida this month
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02/01/2008

PALM BEACH, Fla.--Owners and executives of alarm companies and capital providers will gather here at The Breakers hotel Feb.

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