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Qolsys approved for ACA dealer program

March 21, 2016SSN Staff

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Qolsys, a provider of residential security and smart home solutions, announced that its home security and smart home platform has been approved for distribution in the Alarm Capital Alliance (ACA) dealer program. This approval allows expands the reach of the Qolsys IQ Panel platform into new residential markets. "We've been very impressed with the advanced technology and continuous innovations that Qolsys has brought to the home security industry,” Amy Kothari, president...

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ACA receives M&A award

November 20, 2015SSN Staff

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance recently received the "Excellence in Security Account Acquisitions" designation in Corporate LiveWire's 2015 Mergers & Acquisitions Awards Guide. "We're extremely pleased to receive this tremendous honor, and this reaffirms our strategic approach to each deal we close," Amy Kothari, president and CEO of Alarm Capital Alliance, said in a prepared statement The ACA acquisition team includes Anastasia Bottos, COO and CSO, Kelly Bond, SVP business development,...

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Alarm Capital Alliance receives $9.5 million

May 27, 2015Spencer Ives

NEWTON SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance, a security and alarm monitoring company based here, received a $9.5 million investment from Alcentra Capital Corporation.Ellida McMillan, Alcentra's chief accounting officer, called it an expansion of ACA's current facility; Alcentra is investing alongside others. “We know the other partners in the deal, we've worked with them before. So, we felt comfortable with the group that we were working with,” McMillan told Security Systems News.Alcentra...

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ACA adds dealer marketing service

January 19, 2015Spencer Ives

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance launched a new web application for its dealers to help with attrition.The new ACA Marketing Services application provides ACA dealers with information and tools to help market their companies.One of the biggest issues for dealers is battling attrition, Tammy Beil, SVP of marketing for ACA, told Security Systems News. “We think marketing collateral and marketing support helps them do that.”“What we're providing here is specific marketing...

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Alarm Capital Alliance expands in Georgia

September 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance acquired more than 1,200 accounts from Bulldog Security Services of Dacula, Ga., strengthening ACA's position in the Atlanta area.“It expanded our coverage of that market geographically a little bit, as well as adding to the customer base,” Jason Grelle, ACA VP of business development, told Security Systems News.ACA, which is based here, says its has more than 20,000 accounts in Georgia, and more than 170,000 customers nationwide.Grelle...

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Monitoring Matters

ESX roundup

June 25, 2014Leif Kothe

With ESX 2014 in the rearview mirror, I wanted to combine some of my experiences into one summarizing blog of an event rich in educational seminars and insightful speakers. Here are some of the sights and sounds, in more or less chronological order: How, in 2014 and beyond, does a security company remain relevant? That's the question Safeguard Security CEO John Jennings addressed at the ESA eye-opener breakfast, urging audience members to free themselves from outmoded ways of doing and thinking about...

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Talking keypads and panels with Brandon Savage

June 11, 2014Leif Kothe

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—While in college at Brigham Young University, Brandon Savage, senior VP of customer experience and operations, Alarm Capital Alliance, was introduced by one of his professors to Chad Christofferson, who had won the business school's entrepreneur of the year award for his startup company, SafeHome Security. Christofferson recruited Savage to work for SafeHome to design their customer relationship management system, and he eventually became a full-time employee.“Over...

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Interface sells Hawk Security to ACA

January 15, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance had a robust 2013, with RMR growing nearly 14 percent and gross revenues by about 23 percent. Now, its purchase of Interface Security Systems' Hawk Security adds immediate growth for 2014 and gives the company a new strategic position in Texas that promises even more.“I just grew the entire company 20 percent over night with this deal,” Amy Kothari, president and CEO of ACA, which is based here, told Security Systems News. Terms of the...

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Alarm Capital Alliance expands into New Mexico

November 20, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Alarm Capital Alliance has expanded into a new state with the acquisition of the New Mexico branch of Safeguard Security and Communications.The acquisition, which took place this fall, brings 1,400 mostly residential accounts totaling more than $50,000 in RMR to ACA, which is based here. It also expands the company's footprint to a total of 38 states.“This is a brand new market for us,” Kelly Bond, senior VP of sales and marketing for ACA, told Security Systems...

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ACA's My Alarm Center gets new finance VP

September 11, 2013SSN Staff

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Rose Ryan is My Alarm Center's new vice president of finance, the company announced Sept. 11. Ryan joined My Alarm Center—which is the direct-to-consumer name of Media, Pa.-based Alarm Capital Alliance—in 2011. In her new role, Ryan will oversee accounting and billing during My Alarm Center's planned growth. “Rose has built an incredibly strong accounting and finance team that plays an integral role in our day-to-day operations, audits and acquisition integrations,”...

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