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It’s Official: Protection 1, ASG Security to Merge

Apollo Global Management, a private equity firm, has acquired Protection 1 and ASG Security and plans to combine the electronic security firms. The newly-created company will operate under the P1 brand.


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Fire and security detection company Potter Electric Signal Co. LLC boosted its product offerings by way of its British subsidiary, Potter UK Holdings Ltd., acquiring Elmdene Int’l Ltd. Terms of the deal were ... May 31, 2008

Guardian Protection Services Inc. completed the acquisition of Ranger American, a provider of home technology solutions, with the recent purchase of its Texas-headquartered operations. In October 2007, Guardian acquired ... May 31, 2008

Per Mar Security Services has acquired A-1 Alarm Company of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The acquisition will add more than 700 monitored accounts to Per Mar’s existing Cedar Rapids branch office. Mike Weiland, general manager of Per Mar’s Cedar Rapids office, will oversee the ... May 07, 2008

ADT Security Services, a unit of Tyco Int’l, announced it would buy commercial security systems integrator FirstService Security, a division of publically traded ... April 14, 2008

HARTFORD, Conn. — Diebold Inc. is the public target of an unsolicited takeover by United Technologies Corp. (UTC), which is offering $2.63 billion for the electronic security integrator and manufacturer. UTC took its bid public March 2 after Diebold officials declined to discuss a merger for more than ... March 31, 2008

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Global warming has wrecked havoc with weather systems, but Schneider Electric’s acquisition of Pelco created the most earth-rattling thunderclap to reverberate through the electronic security industry during 2007. Having pulled off perhaps France’s greatest conquest since Napoleon’s rule, the French building controls giant is ... By Scott Goldfine · February 29, 2008

Bosch has completed its purchase of Extreme CCTV, acquiring all of the issued and outstanding shares of the company. Extreme CCTV shareholders and option holders received $5 Canadian per share in cash, resulting in a transaction of about ... February 28, 2008

Aronson Security Group (ASG) announces the acquisition of Selectron Inc., the largest independent security integrator in Oregon, and the launch of a new Converged Security Services division. Terms of the acquisition were ... January 30, 2008




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