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Alarm.com sets price at $14 per share

June 26, 2015SSN Staff

VIENNA, Va.—Alarm.com Holdings Inc. has priced its initial public offering of 7 million shares of common stock at $14 per share. The shares are expected to begin trading on NASDAQ today, June 26, under “ALRM,” according to the company.Underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 525,000 shares and up to 525,000 shares of common stock from selling stockholders at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.†Alarm.com will not receive any...

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Former Vivint CFO on the Alarm.com IPO

May 27, 2015Martha Entwistle

Alarm.com's announcement that it will go public has a lot of people talking inside and outside of the security industry. Many of the insiders, however, will not talk on the record, at least not right now. I was interested in talking to someone who knows IPOs, understands the security industry and is familiar with Alarm.com, and I came up with Chris Black. Black is the former CFO of Vivint who helped Vivint prepare for the sale to Blackstone. He's also helped other companies go public. Today he works...

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Prime time for Alarm.com IPO

May 27, 2015Martha Entwistle

VIENNA, Va.—It has been a year since reports surfaced that Alarm.com owner ABS wanted to exit its investment. The wait may have been worthwhile, according to experts who spoke to Security Systems News. Now is a good time for Alarm.com, a fast-growing, market-leading provider of interactive services, to go public, they say.“There's a lot of excitement and energy around the smart home right now, and to a certain degree the timing of this IPO may reflect that,” Tom Kerber, director...

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BRS Labs to get new CEO, build cloud facility, do IPO

August 13, 2014Martha Entwistle

BRS Labs has a full plate in the next month--it's working on finding a new CEO, finding a spot to build its own cloud facility, and it's prepping for an IPO. BRS Labs is a provider of “self-learning behavioral recognition software," which its sells as an enterprise software solution, for monthly lease, or as "software-as-a-service. BRS Labs president John Frazzini recently announced during a Fox Business News interview that the company--(which he said he has a stake in) would be doing an IPO.†...

AISight, behavioral analytics, BRS Labs, cloud based security system, IPO, John Frazzini, new CEO, Ray Davis, Security Systems News, video analytics


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Home automation company goes public

August 7, 2013Martha Entwistle

Home automation provider Control4 had a successful IPO on Friday Aug. 2. The company offered 4,000,000 shares of its common stock for $16 per share. The shares began trading on the NASDAQ market. The share price quickly climbed to $20.70 in what Business Insider called a “stellar IPO. Ö That gives the 10-year-old, Salt Lake City, Utah, company a valuation of about $446 million. Not bad considering it had 2012 revenues of $109.5 million and posted a loss from operations every year since 2008.” The...

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Infinova raises $300 m in IPO

January 7, 2011Martha Entwistle

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J.—Video surveillance manufacturer Infinova announced Jan. 6 that it had taken the company public and raised $300 million with a Dec. 24 IPO on the Chinese Stock Exchange. Why take the U.S.-based company public in China rather than in the U.S.? “That's where the money is,” Jeffrey Liu, Infinova CEO told Security Systems News. “You get more money for your shares if you go to China, and once you have the money, you can use it anywhere you want globally.”...

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