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Read: Vector Security Secures $450M Credit Facility to Finance Acquisitions, More

Vector Security Secures $450M Credit Facility to Finance Acquisitions, More

The credit facility will be used for working capital and corporate initiatives, to finance acquisitions and for repayment of existing debt.

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Read: Motorola’s Monster Deal for Avigilon Comes Into Focus

Motorola’s Monster Deal for Avigilon Comes Into Focus

A Motorola spokesperson tells SSI the company plans to allow Avigilon to operate “business as usual,” plus hear from Motorola CEO Greg Brown and industry consultant Bob Grossman.

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Read: Video: Lencore Puts Mass Notification on Display at ISC West

Video: Lencore Puts Mass Notification on Display at ISC West

Lencore is a manufacturer of sound masking, paging, background music and mass notification systems (MNS).

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Read: Per Mar Security Services Acquires Stearns Sound & Security

Per Mar Security Services Acquires Stearns Sound & Security

Jerry Stearns was the sole employee of the acquired Waupaca, Wisc.-based company and will assist Per Mar in transitioning more than 400 customers.

Read: Vector Security Acquires ADS Security to Grow Subscriber Base to 400K

Vector Security Acquires ADS Security to Grow Subscriber Base to 400K

Collectively both companies will have close to $20 million in recurring monthly revenue (RMR) and a customer base of nearly 400,000 subscribers.

Read: Panasonic Reaches Deal With PE Firm to Spinoff Security Division

Panasonic Reaches Deal With PE Firm to Spinoff Security Division

Panasonic will transfer its security camera manufacturing and R&D operations — including its factory in Suzhou, China — to a new company being established.

Read: Monitronics Reorg Fallout: Dealer Program Model Losing Luster, Industry Experts Say

Monitronics Reorg Fallout: Dealer Program Model Losing Luster, Industry Experts Say

As Monitronics aims to eliminate suffocating debt, plentiful access to capital has led alarm companies to be less reliant on dealer-program financing.

Read: Schneider Electric Sells Pelco to Transom Capital Group

Schneider Electric Sells Pelco to Transom Capital Group

Since acquiring Pelco in 2007, Schneider Electric attempted to transition the company from an analog stalwart to a provider of end-to-end solutions.

Read: Monitronics Files for Bankruptcy Protection to Eliminate $885M in Debt

Monitronics Files for Bankruptcy Protection to Eliminate $885M in Debt

The restructuring agreement calls for Monitronics to be merged with its holding company Ascent Capital Group upon stockholder approval.

Read: Resideo Acquires Whisker Labs’ Tech to Expand Smart Home Comfort Solutions

Resideo Acquires Whisker Labs’ Tech to Expand Smart Home Comfort Solutions

Resideo says the technology complements the company’s portfolio of connected thermostats, such as the Honeywell Home T-Series smart thermostats.

Read: SSI Webcast: How to Track Value Creation in an RMR-Based Business

SSI Webcast: How to Track Value Creation in an RMR-Based Business

SSI Industry Hall of Famer Michael Barnes will discuss key operating metrics that define and impact the creation of value in RMR-based alarm companies.

Read: ADT Acquires Design Systems Group to Expand Fire/Life-Safety Portfolio

ADT Acquires Design Systems Group to Expand Fire/Life-Safety Portfolio

DSG, which will join Red Hawk Fire & Security, has a broad range of clients within the commercial, industrial, educational and entertainment industries.

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