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Tyco to Participate in International Women's Day Forum

March 7, 2016SSN Staff

CORK, Ireland—Tyco today announced that it will present at the sixth annual International Women's Day Forum being hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the United Nations Office for Partnerships in New York on March 7 and 8. The event will convene public and private sector leaders to explore inclusive solutions that create opportunities for women and girls around the world. Cynthia Ritter, Tyco's VP, finance, and chairperson of the company's global Women's Growth Network, will participate...

Cynthia Ritter, George Oliver, International Women's Day Forum, Tyco

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Tyco closes ShopperTrak acquisition

January 27, 2016Martha Entwistle

CORK, Ireland—Tyco on Jan. 26 announced that it has completed the $175 million cash acquisition of ShopperTrak, a Chicago-based global provider of analytics for the retail industry.Tyco announced its intention to acquire ShopperTrak, which currently generates $75 million in annual revenues, in December.ShopperTrak's solutions include perimeter traffic counting, in-store consumer behavior analytics and industry benchmarking.Tyco plans to combine ShopperTrak capabilities with its existing loss...

Alex Molinaroli, George Oliver, Johnson Controls, ShopperTrak, Tyco

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Tyco IS takes 'disciplined approach' to making margin

May 1, 2013Martha Entwistle

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Taking a page out of SimplexGrinnell's playbook, Tyco Integrated Security is following a structured approach to making margin on its commercial security jobs, according to Tyco executives and analysts who cover the company.Brett Ludwig, Tyco's director, external communications, and Joseph Longo, Tyco's director, investor relations, told Security Systems News that the company has instituted incentives for its sales force to go after high-margin business with recurring service...

Brett Ludwig, George Oliver, Imperial Capital, ISC West, Joseph Longo, SimplexGrinnell, Tyco Integrated Security, Tyco International

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ADT Commercial Security is now Tyco Integrated Security

March 27, 2012Martha Entwistle

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco is making progress in its planned split into three independent publicly traded companies. Tomorrow, March 28, the first day of ISC West, the company will announce that it is rebranding ADT's North American commercial security business as “Tyco Integrated Security.”After the split, the three independent companies will be: Flow Control; ADT Residential; and the commercial fire and security business, which will be known as Tyco International, said Jay Hauhn, ADT...

Brian McDonald, George Oliver, John Kenning, John Koch, Naren Gursahaney, Tyco Fire & Security, Tyco Integrated Security

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Tyco's Breen talks about new entrants, PULSE, ADT spin-off

January 31, 2012Martha Entwistle

There were some interesting tidbits on today's Tyco earnings call—about earnings of course, but also about new cable/telco entrants into the security industry, stats on ADT's PULSE offering, and a progress report on the conglomerate's split into three, separate, publicly traded companies. On the new entrants: In response to a question about how/if new cable/telco entrants into the security industry is affecting ADT, Tyco CEO Ed Breen said: “We track every market we're in very closely,...

ADT North America Residential; and Patrick Decker, Commercial Fire and Security; Naren Gursahaney, Ed Breen Tyco, Flow Control), Frontier Communications, George Oliver, new entrants to security, Pulse, spin off

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Tyco post-split Part I: Dealer news; New Fire & Security group to save $

November 2, 2011Martha Entwistle

Will ADT grow its dealer or internal sales groups post split? How will Tyco save $400 million to $500 million mostly from the new Commercial Fire and Security division? I found some interesting details on those questions when I finally had a chance—on a recent long plane ride—to review the Tyco International Conference Call. The call took place on the day that Tyco announced its plan to split into three publicly traded companies. On that day, most of the industry, including yours truly,...

ADT dealers, Commercial Fire & Security, Ed Breen, George Oliver, Naren Gursahaney, Tyco

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Tyco to split in three, again

September 19, 2011Martha Entwistle

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco International plans to split into three independent, publicly traded companies, according to a plan unanimously approved by the board of directors and announced this morning. The new companies will be: ADT North America residential security business; Tyco Fire and Security; and, Flow Control. This is the latest in a series of spin offs and splits of the Tyco conglomerate that was assembled by former Tyco CEO, Dennis Koslowski, in the 1990s. Current Tyco International...

ADT Commercial Fire & Security, ADT Residential, Flow Control, George Oliver, Jeff Kessler, John Kenning, publicly traded companies, Tyco Board of Directors, Tyco International splits

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