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VanDover: Tyco prepares to integrate Visonic

December 19, 2011Martha Entwistle

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland—Tyco announced Dec. 6 that it had closed on the $100 million acquisition of wireless security product provider Visonic. Now, Visonic is being evaluated by an integration team as part of the acquisition process, Mark VanDover, president of Tyco Security products, told Security Systems News in an email interview.VanDover pointed out that Tyco has a lot of experience with acquisitions and said it wants to maintain “the health and integrity of the companies that...

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Tyco looks to acquire Visonic

June 21, 2011Martha Entwistle

BOCA RATON, Fla.—Tyco International, parent company of ADT, is in talks to acquire security product manufacturer Visonic, which is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. “I can confirm that we're in discussion with Visonic and that may or may not lead to definitive transaction,” Tyco spokesman Paul FitzHenry told Security Systems News on June 21. He declined further comment. News of the deal surfaced today in a report, published by Israel-based new outlet domain-b. The report cites a Visonic...

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Visonic ready to take on 'the giants'

November 18, 2010Martha Entwistle

TEL AVIV, Israel—Over the past several months, Visonic, a wireless home security component manufacturer, has made some changes in its North American operation. It has hired a new president, Mark Ingram, hired three new sales managers, and it has worked to deepen its relationships with major distributors, says Avi Barir, Visonic president and CEO. This week, the Israel-based company announced that it's changing the wireless technology that powers all of its products to a new technology called...

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