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Is your merger and acquisition process as secure as you think?

December 2, 2019Max Emelianov

A merger or acquisition is extremely sensitive. You're looking at millions of dollars potentially changing hands, to say nothing of all the sensitive data and intellectual property. It should go without saying that security should be your number one priority; yet for some reason, many businesses seem to ignore it entirely.An organization in talks to acquire a startup is one-upped by a competitor that somehow knew the exact value of their offer.Identified as a redundancy, a disgruntled staffer makes...

Acquisitions, cyber security, Gartnerís Magic Quadrant, mergers, mergers and acquisitions


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Monitoring Matters

2G sunset opens doors to resi acquisitions

January 13, 2016Spencer Ives

Now that it is the New Year—2016—it is also the year of the 2G sunset, with the effective end date for 2G signals being Dec. 31 this year. A lot of people have been talking about it, such as how to prepare for it, how to approach mass radio conversions and when dealers need to start. Lately, I've heard that the 2G sunset will play a role in the 2016 acquisition market. Specifically, I've heard that dealers that have not completed, or perhaps haven't started, their 2G conversions may find...

2016, 2G sunset, Acquisitions


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Also Noted

Universal announces acquisition, new executive position

September 3, 2013SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Universal Protection Service, one of the nation's largest security guard providers which also does some security integration is growing. The company has acquired the security guarding of The Budd Group and announced the creation of a security systems and technology services president position. Universal has taken over The Budd Group's security division, which has served the Southeast for more than three decades. “We are proud to acquire a company with the quality and...

Acquisitions, the budd group, united services of america, Universal Protection Service


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On The Editor's Desk

Tyco post-split talk Part II: Are acquisitions in the air?

November 3, 2011Martha Entwistle

Here's Part II (I posted Part I yesterday) of a blog with some Tyco post-split details, which I found in the process of reviewing the Tyco International Conference Call. The call took place on the day that Tyco announced its plan to split into three publicly traded companies. On that day, most of the industry, including yours truly, was running around the ASIS show floor. The quotes below are courtesy of Seeking Alpha. Was the split construed to ready Fire & Security or ADT for acquisition? And,...

Acquisitions, ADT, Commercial Fire & Security, Ed Breen, Tyco


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General News

CapitalSource has a new way to serve security industry

April 20, 2010L. Samuel Pfeifle

CHEVY CHASE, Md.—CapitalSource's $100 million acquisition of SBA lender MainStreet Lender is a further indication the company has significant interest in making smaller loans to the security industry. CHEVY CHASE, Md.—CapitalSource's $100 million acquisition of SBA lender MainStreet Lender is a further indication the company has significant interest in making smaller loans to the security industry. In recent years, before CapitalSource was forced to become a bank to ride out the financial...

Acquisitions, CapitalSource, funding, lending, MainStreet, security alarm companies, security systems, SLP


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