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Expanding Globally Through M&A

October 6, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

If you’ve read our website over the last month or so, you’ve noticed an uptick in the amount of merger and acquisition (M&A) stories we’ve posted, and as Karen Carpenter beautifully sang so many years ago, we’ve only just begun. The wheeling and dealing in the security industry have been hot and heavy during the late summer and early part of the fall season. In case you have not been able to keep up with the goings-on of all the business transactions over the past several...

Assa Abloy, Convergint Technologies, Dean Drako, Eagle Eye Networks, March Networks, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nice, Nortek Security & Control, Sean Flint


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The secret to Convergint’s successful M&A strategy

October 4, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint, a global service-based systems integration company based here, continues to expand its footprint and capabilities on a global scale through an M&A strategy that focuses on aligning company cultures and focusing on certain geographic areas. Convergint’s most recent acquisition of two business units from ATS Companies, ATS Alaska and ATS Facility Systems, expands The company’s Northwest presence and brings its first technology center in Alaska. Sean...

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BriefCam and Convergint team up on DC National Mall project

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BriefCam and Convergint team up on DC National Mall project

August 23, 2021SSN Staff

BOSTON—BriefCam, a provider of video content analytics solutions, today announced that its software platform is now in place at the National Mall as part of a $3.3+ million technology donation led by systems integration leader Convergint. By making surveillance video footage searchable, actionable and quantifiable, BriefCam can help the National Park Service (NPS) and the United States Park Police (USPP) ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for visitors to the National Mall’s monuments,...

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Convergint acquires Premier Security Group (PSG)

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Convergint acquires Premier Security Group (PSG)

August 11, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Global systems integrator Convergint announced the acquisition of Premier Security Group (PSG), a diversified physical security company servicing the financial market vertical in California, Utah, and Arizona. “We recently celebrated our 20th anniversary, and with it has come great excitement about our momentum and growth,” said Convergint CEO Ken Lochiatto said in the announcement. “We are thrilled to welcome new colleagues with deep expertise in the...

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Convergint celebrates 20th annual Social Responsibility Day

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Convergint celebrates 20th annual Social Responsibility Day

June 21, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA—For the 20th consecutive year, Convergint offices will close so more than 3,400 colleagues can give their time, expertise and resources at 85 locations across the globe. The $1.6 billion global system integrator’s efforts are part of their 20th annual Convergint Social Responsibility Day, launched to commemorate the founding of the firm in 2001, and to support the local communities where their colleagues live and work. Helping underserved schools and organizations step up...

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SAFR announces partnership with Convergint

May 18, 2021SSN Staff

SEATTLE—SAFR from RealNetworks, Inc., a high-performance computer vision platform, has announced a partnership with global systems integrator Convergint Technologies. Under terms of the agreement, Convergint will add the SAFR computer vision platform to its portfolio of integrated security solutions to offer its U.S. customers the industry’s foremost facial recognition platform for live video intelligence. By teaming up with SAFR, Convergint will have access to the...

Amir Shechter, Convergint Technologies, Mitch Fagundes, SAFR


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Convergint closes on BranchServ and CustomVault acquisition

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Convergint closes on BranchServ and CustomVault acquisition

May 4, 2021SSN Staff

SHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global leader in service-based systems integration, announced it has closed on the acquisition of Custom Vault Corp., which includes its BranchServ and CustomVault divisions. Convergint is an emerging leader in security for the financial market, holding service-based agreements with 17 of the 20 largest banks in the United States. With this acquisition, the company will have an expanded capability to assist financial institutions in improving operational...

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Axis, Convergint join forces to boost security at National Mall in D.C.

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Axis, Convergint join forces to boost security at National Mall in D.C.

April 20, 2021SSN Staff

YARMOUTH, Maine— Axis Communications, a global leader in network video, has joined forces with Convergint Technologies, a global leader in service-based systems integration, to deploy a state-of-the-art security system for the historic National Mall in Washington, D.C. Axis Communications, along with eleven industry partners, combined their technology, services and expertise to design and deploy the technology infrastructure necessary to improve safety at the National Mall and surrounding...

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Convergint acquires for third time this month

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Convergint acquires for third time this month

April 13, 2021SSN Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Custom Vault Corporation, which includes BranchServ and CustomVault. The combination brings together two exceptional security service providers in the financial industry to deliver best-in-class customer service and results. The agreement is expected to close on May 3, 2021. “Today’s announcement marks an exciting new chapter for both companies, our customers in the...

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Convergint acquires in Latin America and Asia Pacific

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Convergint acquires in Latin America and Asia Pacific

April 6, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies has made two acquisitions already this month, expanding the global systems integrator’s reach into Latin America and Asia Pacific regions. As Convergint’s CEO Ken Lochiatto told Security Systems News last month, they will be very active over the next few months. “You’ll probably see one, if not two, acquisitions per month, that will allow us to continue to grow into verticals that we’re already established in, that we’re...

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