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Commercial

Per Mar & Midwest Alarm Services expand in Nebraska

April 3, 2020SSN Staff

DES MOINES, Iowa—Per Mar Security Service, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients and the parent company to Midwest Alarm Services, announced it has acquired GT Fire & Security based in Grand Island, Neb.“GT Fire & Security is a great company founded by wonderful people,” Per Mar COO Brian Duffy. “We are happy to have found such a perfect mutual fit.”GT Fire & Security was founded in 2008 by Gary and Tracy Hesman, who along with...

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Commercial

Per Mar acquires Stearns Sound & Security

June 12, 2019SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, announced it has acquired Stearns Sound & Security of Waupaca, Wis. Jerry Stearns, who founded Stearns Sound & Security 43 years ago, was the sole employee and will assist Per Mar in transitioning over 400 active customers to the Per Mar Wausau office before enjoying his hard-earned retirement. “After long hours of searching we found a great match,”...

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Commercial

Per Mar acquires American Pride Security Services

April 8, 2019SSN Staff

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based here, announced it has acquired American Pride Security Services of Bloomingdale, Ill.“American Pride Security Services represents the same values of taking care of employees and customers that we have,” Brad Duffy, Per Mar, president of the Security Officer Division, said in the announcement. “It's a great fit for both parties and provides...

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Commercial

Per Mar acquires and CEO recognized

January 23, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa–Per Mar Security Services, a provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial applications, is celebrating two major achievements. The company recently announced the acquisition of All Channel Electronics, a security company providing residential and commercial security to the Madison, Wis.-area since 1969, due to the retirement of owners, Rich and Pat Gmeinder. All of the company's employees will be joining Per Mar. Meanwhile, Per Mar's CEO, Michael Duffy, was...

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Commercial

Per Mar acquires Barone and PBSS

January 2, 2019Ginger Hill, Managing Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a family-owned, full-service security company based here, announced it has acquired Barone and Polk Burnett Security Systems (PBSS) from Iverify for an undisclosed amount. Managing director of SPP Advisors, LLC, Mark Sandler, represented Iverify during the transaction.The acquisition helps expand Per Mar's presence in Nebraska and Wisconsin, specifically in Duluth, Eau Claire and the newly established Omaha location. “This [Omaha] is a new electronic...

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General News

How I Use My System: Kevin Link

November 20, 2018Spencer Ives

As Per Mar Security Services' senior manager of technical services, Kevin Link oversees the company's tech services and centralized service dispatch departments. Link has been with Per Mar for 22 years. In late October, he talked with Security Systems News about the security panel he has at home.What kind of system do you have?I have a [Honeywell] VISTA-21iP, with tuxedo keypads and utilizing the home automation with it with door locks, thermostats, light switches, garage door control.Why this particular...

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Commercial

Per Mar acquires in Indiana

November 5, 2018Paul Ragusa, Editor

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a family-owned, full-service security company based here, announced it has acquired ABC Fire & Burglar Company of Gary, Ind., a residential and commercial security services company with approximately 2,000 accounts.“The customers and employees of ABC … will really add to Per Mar's strength in the Northwestern Indiana, and help us have enough density to really become the preeminent provider in a large market,” Brian Duffy, chief operating...

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Commercial

Per Mar acquires Southlake Security

June 6, 2017Spencer Ives

DAVENPORT, Iowa—Per Mar Security Services, a full-service security company based here, on June 1 announced its acquisition of Southlake Security, based in Griffith, Ind.“We had quite a few customers in the area, but nothing like they had. So, this will make a huge difference to our presence to the … Northwest part of Indiana,” Brian Duffy, president of Per Mar Security Services' electronic security division, told Security Systems News. Southlake Security's office is situated about...

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News and Notes

Midwest Alarm expands into Nebraska

August 3, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

DES MOINES, Iowa—Midwest Alarm Services, a provider of life safety systems based here, has acquired Electric Specialties Company of Omaha, Neb., a company that also specializes in life safety systems, including service, inspection and monitoring services to more than 350 customers. The terms of the deal between the two companies were not disclosed. Established in 1950, Midwest Alarm Services became part of Per Mar Security Services through an acquisition in 1998, which allowed the then small...

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Residential

The art of the security deal

July 27, 2016Paul Ragusa, Editor

YARMOUTH, Maine—From first meetings with a prospective seller to closing on the final deal, navigating the complicated acquisition landscape can be daunting. That's why Security Systems News asked four residential companies who are active acquirers—LOUD Security, ADS Security, Per Mar Security Services and Supreme Security Systems—to provide an inside look at what it takes to get a good deal done.Per Mar Security Services president Brian Duffy told SSN that for super-regional companies...

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