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Allegion to buy Stanley Access Technologies for $900M

April 22, 2022SSN Staff

DUBLIN—Allegion plc, a global security products and solutions provider, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Stanley Access Technologies LLC and assets related to the automatic entrance solutions business from Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. for $900 million in cash. When adjusted for approximately $90 million in tax benefits, the purchase price is $810 million on a cash-free, debt-free basis. Reducing the amount paid by the tax benefits, the purchase price represents approximately...

Allegion, Mergers & Acquisitions, Stanley Black & Decker


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Commercial

Pye-Barker Fire & Safety acquires Choice Security Services

March 29, 2022SSN Staff

ATLANTA—Pye-Barker Fire & Safety announced its acquisition of Choice Security Services, strengthening its presence in Pennsylvania and bolstering its service offerings in the Northern Maryland market. "We couldn't ask for better colleagues to join our family," said Bart Proctor, CEO of Pye-Barker. "It's an honor to partner with Ray Bear and his team at Choice Security Services. They're true stewards of the community, incredibly knowledgeable and always act in the best interest...

Choice Security, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pye-Barker


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Resideo to acquire First Alert Inc. for $593M, reveals Q4 financials

February 7, 2022SSN Staff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—Resideo Technologies, Inc., a global provider of home comfort and security solutions and distributor of commercial and residential security and audio-visual products, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire First Alert, Inc., a provider of home safety products, from Newell Brands Inc. for $593 million in an all cash transaction, or approximately $547 million net of expected future tax benefits. "The addition of First Alert to the Resideo portfolio...

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Morse Watchmans acquired by TouchPoint, Inc.

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Morse Watchmans acquired by TouchPoint, Inc.

December 16, 2021SSN Staff

OXFORD, Conn.—Morse Watchmans, a leader in key control and asset management systems, has been acquired by TouchPoint, a privately-held diversified global growth company focused on engineered products in growth markets where the touch point is a differentiating factor. Morse Watchmans will join TouchPoint’s Intelligent Inventory Management platform, which focuses on developing inventory management solutions that enable the secure, accurate and efficient management of consumable inventory...

Mergers & Acquisitions, Morse Watchmans, Tim Purpura


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Pye-Barker acquires Mountain Alarm and Yarnell Security Systems

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Pye-Barker acquires Mountain Alarm and Yarnell Security Systems

December 10, 2021Paul Ragusa

ATLANTA, Ga.—Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, based here, has acquired super regional systems integrator Mountain Alarm Fire & Security, headquartered in Ogden, Utah, and comes on the heels of the purchase of Yarnell Security Systems, based in Lancaster, Pa. Both Mountain Alarm and Yarnell will retain their name and teams, and Mountain Alarm will continue to be led by CEO Eric Garner, the existing management team, and their highly skilled team members. Financial details were not provided for either...

Eric Garner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mountain Alarm, Pye-Barker


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Stanley selling security business to Securitas for $3.2 billion

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Stanley selling security business to Securitas for $3.2 billion

December 8, 2021SSN Staff

NEW BRITAIN, Conn.—Stanley Black & Decker announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of most of its security assets to Securitas AB for $3.2 billion in cash. The proposed transaction includes Stanley Black & Decker's Commercial Electronic and Healthcare Security business lines. "We are incredibly excited to join forces with Stanley Security and are confident that we will form a winning team,” Securitas AB President & CEO Magnus Ahlqvist said in the announcement....

Mergers & Acquisitions, Securitas, Stanley Black & Decker


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ACRE acquires Feenics and Matrix to close out 2021

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ACRE acquires Feenics and Matrix to close out 2021

December 1, 2021SSN Staff

DALLAS—ACRE, a global security company with multiple leading access control brands, announced the strategic acquisitions of Feenics and Matrix Systems. The financial details of the respective transactions were not released. "Our goal is to bring the industry's best technology innovators into our network of brands," said ACRE CEO Joe Grillo. "Feenics' cloud architecture and Matrix’s simplified approach to integration have helped both brands build significant loyalty from a wide...

ACRE, Feenics, Joe Grillo, Matrix, Mergers & Acquisitions


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Brivo to become publicly traded company through merger with Crown Proptech Acquisitions

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Brivo to become publicly traded company through merger with Crown Proptech Acquisitions

November 10, 2021SSN Staff

BETHESDA, Md. and NEW YORK—Brivo, Inc., a global leader in cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, and Crown PropTech Acquisitions, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement that will result in Brivo becoming a publicly listed company. The transaction values the company at a pro forma enterprise value of $808 million. Upon closing, the combined company will operate as Brivo, and its...

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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...

Convergint Technologies, Ken Lochiatto, Mergers & Acquisitions, Simpson Security Systems


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SSN Exclusive: Luca Longhin, Deputy CEO of Nice Group USA and Nortek Control

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SSN Exclusive: Luca Longhin, Deputy CEO of Nice Group USA and Nortek Control

November 2, 2021Cory Harris, Managing Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—Last month saw a major M&A take place in the security industry as Nice, a global manufacturer of smart home, security, and home & building automation solutions, acquired technology developer Nortek Security & Control, LLC from Melrose Industries. The acquisition, valued at $285 million, marked the largest investment to date by Nice and solidified the company’s commitment to an increased presence in the North American market, as well as expanding its footprint globally. The...

Luca Longhin, Mergers & Acquisitions, Nice, Nortek Control


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