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Accounts secure a quick turnover

Only months after buying, Devcon sells former Adelphia Security N.Y. accounts to Amherst Alarms
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07/01/2005

AMHERST, N.Y.

On guard: Firm watches its service, false alarms

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07/01/2005

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.--Nine years ago, Michael Keegan and his wife, Luette, gave up the their lives in the East after purchasing security company Watchguard Security Systems in a tourism-driven locale in Wyoming.

Ready, set, sold on security

Program builds biz on both sides of the fence
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07/01/2005

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J.

Sonitrol increases its Maple Leaf presence

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07/01/2005

LETHBRIDGE, Alberta--Sonitrol Corp. opened its fourth Canadian branch in early April, which effectively expands the alarm firm's reach in the country.

Company doubles its account base

Matrix Security's deal with SafeGuard Security marks its largest acquisition to date
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06/01/2005

PENNINGTON, N.J.

ASG's buy of ProStar adds to company's sales force

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06/01/2005

BELTSVILLE, Md.--ASG Security added to its residential account base in March when it acquired Texas-based ProStar Security--a deal that also added 40 people to the company's sales force.

BellSouth Security expands in New Orleans

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

NEW ORLEANS--BellSouth Security Systems from Protection One relocated its New Orleans area office to a new, larger facility in St. Rose, La.

Retail partnership places firm in front of end users

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06/01/2005

DALLAS--Monitronics teamed up with CompUSA in late April to promote and sell the company's alarm systems in the retailer's 230 stores nationwide.
CompUSA customers can order a Monitronics monitored alarm system through the CompUSA web site or at a computer-based service kiosk located in all of CompUSA's locations.

Pro One gets a chance to focus on its core business

Secures credit facility, pays senior notes early
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06/01/2005

LAWRENCE, Kan.--Protection One announced the successful closing of a new $275 million credit facility, which effectively brings an end to another part of the company's restructuring process.

Brink's posts lower quarterly profit

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SSN Staff  - 
06/01/2005

NEW YORK--In early May, security company The Brink's Co. posted a lower first-quarter profit, hurt by volume declines in its European operations, sending shares down as much as 6.

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