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Convergint acquires Simpson Security Systems

November 8, 2021SSN Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint announced the acquisition of Simpson Security Systems, a security systems integrator that provides services across Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Alabama, and Tennessee. This acquisition further strengthens and expands Convergint’s footprint across the Southeast and Central regions of the United States. "We've celebrated tremendous growth this past year, and with each acquisition, we remain focused on two things: culture and service. We are honored...

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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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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 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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Convergint CEO talks latest buy, bright future

March 11, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Security Systems News caught up with Convergint Technologies’ CEO Ken Lochiatto to talk about the company’s latest acquisition of Advantage Medical Inc. (AMI), its strengthened position within the healthcare safety and security market across the U.S., and its bright future coming off approximately $1.4 billion in revenue last year. Advantage Medical Inc., a leader in the deployment and support of wireless patient security systems in acute care hospitals, brings...

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Convergint acquires Life Safety Solutions Integrators

September 6, 2019SSN Staff

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies announced today the acquisition of Virginia-based Life Safety Solutions Integrators (LSSI), an innovative provider of fire alarm, life safety and security solutions, with over four decades of experience in the market.“LSSI has built strong relationships with its customers by focusing on a service-driven business model that complements our own,” Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said in the announcement. “We share in the...

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Convergint expands in Ireland

January 29, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—Convergint Technologies, a global service-based systems integrator, recently acquired MTS Security, one of the largest independently owned security systems companies in Dublin, Ireland, supplying a single-source solution to clients in the U.K. and Europe.Ken Lochiatto, CEO of Convergint Technologies, said that MTS Security enables Convergint to deepen its service offerings and capabilities in Europe while adding high-level talent in Ireland.“We've known the entire MTS...

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Convergint opens Omaha office

January 9, 2019Paul Ragusa, Editor

OMAHA, Neb.—Convergint Technologies, a global systems integrator based in Schaumburg, Ill., expanded its capabilities by opening an office here recently. This location has expertise in several different kinds of integrated solutions and has a special focus on installation, service and support.“We are excited to expand Convergint's presence with the opening of the CTC in Omaha,” Bob Peplinski, Convergint Technologies general manager, Omaha, said in the announcement. “This new...

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Convergint acquires on West coast

December 12, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

SCHAUMBURG, Ill—Convergint Technologies, a global service-based systems integration company, recently acquired Firstline Security Integration (FSI), an Anaheim, Calif.-based integrator founded in 1992.FSI has built strong relationships with many key customers throughout the west, including those in the energy, utilities, municipalities, healthcare, and higher education markets.“Firstline Security Integration brings a great wealth of systems integration expertise to Convergint,”...

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