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SecurityNext webcast to feature industry thought leaders

August 12, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

As one of the last in-person shows to take place back in February, the first annual SecurityNext conference is the last memory I have of feeling the excitement and intimacy of being right there and rubbing elbows with so many industry leaders and peers, an experience that I am sure all of us miss since COVID-19 disrupted so much of what was essential to our industry. I feel fortunate that I was able to connect on that level and look forward to a time when we can get back to some level of normalcy...

Brivo, Christine Lanning, Convergint Technologies, Imperial Capital, Integrated Security Technologies (IST), John Mack, Kelle Shanks, panel, Ray Coulombe, SecurityNext


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Business resiliency during crisis

April 8, 2020Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—At this point in the global pandemic, unemployment is soaring; furloughs are plenty; some businesses are no longer in existence; and according Bloomberg Economics' model, chance of recession in the U.S. now stands at 100 percent. The time is now for security integrators to quickly adapt to these and other disruptions while at the same time maintaining continuous business operations and keep people safe by prioritizing what is most critical to be done. Easier said than done.The...

20 under 40, 40 under 40, Andrew Lanning, Arcules, Bill Bozeman, COVID-19, Greg Keeling, Imperial Capital, Integrated Security Technologies, John Mack


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Recent ADT and Alarm.com deals making waves

October 30, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

Recent mega deals — Alarm.com acquiring OpenEye and ADT bringing on I-View Now — couldn't be timelieras this month's News Poll looks at the topic of M&A, which seems to be as active as ever with big deals hitting what seems like weekly. These two deals, which happened within the same week, are making waves in both the residential and commercial markets. SSN caught up with John Mack, executive vice president and co-head of Investment Banking with Imperial Capital, which represented OpenEye...

George De Marco, Imperial Capital, John Mack, M&A


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Year of the acquisition continues

September 12, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

This week Security Systems News reported on the sixth acquisition this year for both Convergint Technologies and ADS Security, two companies that have been very active this year on the M&A front, representing a continuing trend in this “year of the acquisition.” It turns out that the M&A landscape overall is very strong and will continue to offer opportunities for companies looking to acquire and for companies looking to be acquired, according to Imperial Capital. During his keynote presentation,...

ADS Security, Convergint Technologies, Imperial Capital, Ken Lochiatto, M&A, Rick Juarez


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Interface deal good for the industry

August 9, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

The $600 million Interface Security Systems deal has sent—as The Beach Boys once sang—“good vibrations” throughout the security industry, as it provides not only a vote of confidence for what Interface is doing as a modern systems integration company, but also a vote of confidence in the security industry, in general, as companies like Interface represent a new breed of integrator that is staying at the forefront of new technology and innovation. John E. Mack III, executive...

Imperial Capital, Interface Security Systems, Jeff Frye, John Mack


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Interface Security Systems closes on $600m refinancing for new capital structure

August 7, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

ST. LOUIS and PLANO, Texas—Interface Security Systems on Aug. 3 announced the completion of a $600 million refinancing for a new capital structure that will facilitate strategic growth and expansion, with substantial contributions of new growth equity capital of $125 million from SunTx Capital Partners and Prudential Capital Partners.Pursuant to the $600 million refinancing, the company's existing debt—including the $50 million Capital One revolving credit facility, the $230 million senior...

Capital One, Imperial Capital, Interface Security Systems, Jeff Frye, John Mack, John Robuck, Michael Shaw, Ned N. Fleming, Prudential Capital Partners, SunTx Capital Partners


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OnSSI secures growth capital investment

July 12, 2017Paul Ragusa, Editor

PEARL RIVER, N.Y.—OnSSI announced on July 11 the completion of a $16 million private placement by Seacoast Capital, an institutional investor focused on high quality companies based in the U.S., with Imperial Capital acting as financial advisor and placement agent.“The financing we received from Seacoast Capital, a leading institutional investor, recognizes the OnSSI Group's innovative video surveillance solutions and business potential,” Yoav Millet, CFO, OnSSI Group, told Security...

Imperial Capital, OnSSI, OnSSI Group, Seacoast Capital


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Suppliers

Comcast and Alarm.com to acquire Icontrol

June 23, 2016Martha Entwistle

TYSONS, Va. and PHILADELPHIA—Interactive services platform provider Alarm.com and cable giant Comcast today signed agreements to acquire different business units of platform provider Icontrol Networks, based in Redwood City, Calif.Security Systems News reported on the potential deal on June 15.Alarm.com, a direct competitor to Icontrol, will acquire the Connect and Piper business units from Icontrol for approximately $140 million.Comcast will acquire Icontrol's "Converge" software platform,...

alarm.com, Comcast, Dan Herscovici, iControl, Imperial Capital, Jay Kenny, Raymond James


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Convergint acquires Total Recall

May 4, 2016Martha Entwistle

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—One day after Convergint Technologies acquired New York-based systems integrator Total Recall, Total Recall president Jordan Heilweil was boarding a plane to meet a new customer in Savannah, Ga.“We're working on projects together, right from the starting line,” Heilweil told Security Systems News. “A lot of acquisitions involve a lot of internal changes and take a while to integrate,” he said, but that is not the case with this deal. “Very little...

Convergint, Dan Moceri, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler, Jordan Heilweil, Total Recall


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CCL to buy Checkpoint in $443m deal

March 2, 2016Martha Entwistle

THOROFARE, N.J.—In a transaction valued at $443 million, Checkpoint Systems, a supplier of retail security and asset management solutions, today announced that it has agreed to be acquired by CCL Industries, a specialty packaging solutions company, for $10.15 per share in cash.It's a deal that integrators who do retail security will be interested in, Imperial Capital's Jeff Kessler told Security Systems News.Checkpoint Systems directly competes with Tyco's Sensormatic division, and to a lesser...

CCL, CheckView, Imperial Capital, Jeff Kessler


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