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Per Mar acquires Monument Electronics

Residential

Per Mar acquires Monument Electronics

November 24, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, has acquired Monument Electronics based in Merrillville, Ind. “We feel lucky to have been selected by Carol Green to serve her customers going forward,” Per Mar Security Services’ COO Brian Duffy said in the announcement. “She clearly cares about them, and we look forward to getting to know them as well.” Monument Electronics,...

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Commercial

Per Mar & Midwest Alarm Services expand in Nebraska

April 3, 2020SSN Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa—Per Mar Security Service, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients and the parent company to Midwest Alarm Services, announced it has acquired GT Fire & Security based in Grand Island, Neb.“GT Fire & Security is a great company founded by wonderful people,” Per Mar COO Brian Duffy. “We are happy to have found such a perfect mutual fit.”GT Fire & Security was founded in 2008 by Gary and Tracy Hesman, who along with...

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Per Mar expands in Nebraska with latest buy

November 27, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Per Mar Security Services, parent company to Midwest Alarm Services and a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, Iowa, recently acquired NECO Security based in Lincoln, Neb. The deal brings more than a half century's worth of business and expertise into the Per Mar family. Founded by Don Nielsen in 1957, NECO Security specializes in residential and commercial burglar and fire alarm systems in the Lincoln area. Nelson said that after 63 years...

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Commercial

Per Mar acquires Stearns Sound & Security

June 12, 2019SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, announced it has acquired Stearns Sound & Security of Waupaca, Wis. Jerry Stearns, who founded Stearns Sound & Security 43 years ago, was the sole employee and will assist Per Mar in transitioning over 400 active customers to the Per Mar Wausau office before enjoying his hard-earned retirement. “After long hours of searching we found a great match,”...

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Per Mar acquires and CEO recognized

January 23, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa–Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial applications, is celebrating two major achievements. The company recently announced the acquisition of All Channel Electronics, a security company providing residential and commercial security to the Madison, Wis.-area since 1969, due to the retirement of owners, Rich and Pat Gmeinder. All of the company's employees will be joining Per Mar. Meanwhile, Per Mar's CEO, Michael Duffy, was...

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Per Mar acquires Barone and PBSS

January 2, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a family-owned, full-service security company based here, announced it has acquired Barone and Polk Burnett Security Systems (PBSS) from Iverify for an undisclosed amount. Managing director of SPP Advisors, LLC, Mark Sandler, represented Iverify during the transaction.The acquisition helps expand Per Mar's presence in Nebraska and Wisconsin, specifically in Duluth, Eau Claire and the newly established Omaha location. “This [Omaha] is a new electronic...

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Per Mar acquires in Indiana

November 5, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a family-owned, full-service security company based here, announced it has acquired ABC Fire & Burglar Company of Gary, Ind., a residential and commercial security services company with approximately 2,000 accounts.“The customers and employees of ABC … will really add to Per Mar's strength in the Northwestern Indiana, and help us have enough density to really become the preeminent provider in a large market,” Brian Duffy, chief operating...

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Per Mar acquires Southlake Security

June 6, 2017Spencer Ives

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a full-service security company based here, on June 1 announced its acquisition of Southlake Security, based in Griffith, Ind.“We had quite a few customers in the area, but nothing like they had. So, this will make a huge difference to our presence to the … Northwest part of Indiana,” Brian Duffy, president of Per Mar Security Services' electronic security division, told Security Systems News. Southlake Security's office is situated about...

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Residential

The art of the security deal

July 27, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—From first meetings with a prospective seller to closing on the final deal, navigating the complicated acquisition landscape can be daunting. That's why Security Systems News asked four residential companies who are active acquirers—LOUD Security, ADS Security, Per Mar Security Services and Supreme Security Systems—to provide an inside look at what it takes to get a good deal done.Per Mar Security Services president Brian Duffy told SSN that for super-regional companies...

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Also Noted

Brian Duffy joins NetOne board

December 15, 2015SSN Staff

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C.—Brian Duffy, president of electronic security for Per Mar Security Services, joined the NetOne Board of Directors. NetOne, formerly Security Network of America, seeks to connect independently owned, full-service alarm companies in the United States and Canada and share best practices. Per Mar Security Services, based out of Davenport, Iowa, announced Duffy's appointment in late November.

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