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Brink's getting back into home security?

February 6, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

RICHMOND, Va.—Brink's got out of the home security market in 2008 but may be re-entering that market, the company's CEO said recently. Thomas C. Schievelbein, who also is chairman of the board and president of The Brink's Company, based here, raised the possibility during a Jan. 30 earnings call. Schievelbein said 2014 would be a year in which the company focused on controlling costs and repositioning itself for more profits in 2015 and beyond. According to Seeking Alpha,...

Brinks Home, Broadview Security, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Thomas Schievelbein

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Guardian Protection's new VP of sales unveils 'multi-dimensional' plans

January 16, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

WARRENDALE, Pa.—Guardian Protection Services, a super-regional based here, recently announced plans to create “a multi-dimensional inside sales center.”Barry Bruce, the company's new senior VP, corporate sales, will lead the effort to establish the center, the company said.Bruce, who was VP of national sales for Devcon Security before being hired by Guardian in October, told Security Systems News that the new sales center would build on the company's existing inbound call center...

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Extreme Security Solutions joins Guardian

September 22, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

WHITTIER, Calif. and WARRENDALE, Pa.—Extreme Security Solutions, a two-year-old company that has rapidly grown to be one of California's largest independent security dealers, recently became an authorized dealer with Guardian Protection Services, Guardian announced this week. Pennsylvania-based Guardian said the move would grow its presence in southern California and re-inforce its efforts to expand nationwide. And Extreme Security, a former Broadview dealer, said joining Guardian's...

Brinks Home, Broadview Security, Extreme Security Solutions, Guardian Protection Services, Hank Groff, Rafael Villalta

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Provident hires new developer

August 22, 2011SSN Staff

VANCOUVER, B.C.—Provident Security on Aug. 20 announced it has hired Bob Stevenson as lead developer. In this role, Stevenson leads the Provident software development team and is responsible for Provident's IT infrastructure, including all alarm monitoring servers and database management. Prior to joining Provident, Stevenson was with ADT for eight years. Originally starting as a senior programmer analyst responsible for ADT Canada, Stevenson was promoted several times, eventually becoming...

ADT, Bob Stevenson, Broadview Security, Mike Jagger, Provident Security

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For sale: Protection One

February 1, 2010Martha Entwistle

LAWRENCE, Kan.—Three days after the largest security company (ADT) announced it was buying the second-largest alarm company (Broadview Security), Protection One, the third largest alarm company, announced it is exploring its strategic alternatives, including a sale of the company. “The financial markets are much stronger now than they were a year or so ago. Our company is performing well, and our balance sheet is in great shape,” Richard Ginsburg, Protection One CEO told Security...

Broadview Security, J.P. Morgan, Monarch Capital, Protection One, Quadrangle Group, Richard Ginsburg

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Tyco acquires Broadview/Brink's for $2B

January 19, 2010Martha Entwistle

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, and IRVING, Texas--ADT's parent company, Tyco International, announced this week that it will acquire Broadview Security, formerly Brink's Home Security, for $2 billion. The exact multiple paid for the transaction appears to be in the mid 40s, though discussions continue on that topic. Tyco plans to combine Broadview with its ADT security business, the largest alarm company in North America. Broadview Security will be rebranded under the ADT name. This will be the second...

ADT, Barnes Associates, Barnes Buchanan Conference, Broadview Security, Ed Ardetti, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, John Mack, Michael Barnes

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