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ABCO Security announces rebrand

September 12, 2018Spencer Ives

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. Jeremy Bates, company president, talked with Security Systems News about the rebrand and what it means for both companies. “The whole … intent was to keep ABCO as its own separate business down there—support them as much as we could from the corporate office, but we wanted to maintain their brand...

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Bates Security acquires ABCO Security

February 21, 2018Paul Ragusa

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. This is Bates Security's first acquisition following the $10 million credit facility it secured at the end of October from Capital One. With the acquisition, Bates Security will be adding more than 1,650 customers to its customer base.Jeremy Bates, president of...

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