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Better strategic alternatives for MMI hedgefunders?

January 25, 2012Martha Entwistle

Remember MMI Investments? I haven't written about this NYC-based hedge fund in a while, but it appears that its principals have found some new, more attractive strategic alternatives to this NYC-based hedge fund. Rueters reported this past weekend that MMI Investment principals Jerome Lande and Clay Lifflander were divesting stock and moving on.  I called Jerome Lande today to confirm and find out where he and Lifflander are headed and what they think about investing in the security industry--but...

ADT, Brink's Home Security, Broadview, Checkpoint, Clay Lifflander, Jerome Lande, Kratos, MMI Investments, PIrate Capital, Thomas Hudson


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Devcon goes national

May 5, 2011Martha Entwistle

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—There's a new national player in the home security market—Devcon Security. Over the past seven months, Devcon has quietly transformed from a super-regional with nine branches to a company with a national footprint and more than 50 branches across the country. Devcon has nearly doubled its employee headcount—going from 450 last October to 785 today. It opened a 100-employee, 23,000 square-foot national operations center in Irving, Texas, and hired top talent across...

Barnes Associates, Barnes Buchanan Conference, Brink’s Home Security, Broadview, Christopher Munday, Devcon Security, Doug Bayerd, Golden Gate Capital, Keith Patterson, Kristin Clark


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Guardian Protection secures another Brink's/Broadview dealer

January 20, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

PITTSBURGH—Guardian Protection Services announced this week it has added a second top former Brink's/Broadview dealer to its roster of authorized Guardian dealers. Signing on the new dealer is a part of a plan by Guardian, which is based here, to grow its national footprint. SafeTec Security, the second-largest Brinks/Broadview dealer, is now part of Guardian's Authorized Dealer Program, said Hank Groff, national director of the program for Guardian, on Jan. 19. SafeTec is headquartered in...

Brink's, Broadview, David Broxton, Guardian Protection Services, Hank Groff, SafeTec, Southern Alarm


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General News

SSN's top 10 stories of 2010

December 22, 2010Daniel Gelinas

YARMOUTH, Maine—As 2010 draws to a close the editors at Security Systems News take a look back and see what the most read stories of the year were. What was making the news? What were you most interested in knowing? Below is a non-sequential, categorized rundown of the top 10 most read stories on our site from Jan. 1 to Dec. 11, followed by a linked top 10 list. The top category for 2010 was “For sale/SOLD!” Acquisition stories had a large showing in 2010 with a full half of the...

ADT, Brink's, Broadview, David Smith, FCC, GE Security, GTCR, National Broadband Plan, P1, POTS


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The numbers on the Protection One deal

June 17, 2010L. Samuel Pfeifle

LAWRENCE, Kan., and CHICAGO—Equity firm GTCR announced today the acquisition of Protection One, the second-largest security alarm company in North America, now that ADT and Broadview have combined. Our lead story has the ins and outs of the whys and whos, including interviews with ProOne CEO Richard Ginsburg, Michael Barnes, John Mack, and principal of GTCR David A. Donnini. However, for those of you interested in raw numbers, here's a breakdown of the deal, using numbers pulled from the press...

ADT, Broadview, David Donnini, GTCR, John Mack, Michael Barnes, P1, Pro One, Protection One, Richard Ginsburg


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