Acquisitions

Smart Buildings

Delta Building Automation Business and 2021 Financials Examined

May 19th, 2022
Security

Motorola Solutions Continues Video Security Acquisition Spree in 2022

May 16th, 2022
Security

Senstar Technologies Business and 2021 Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Senstar Technologies perimeter protection business, based on their 2021 20F financial report, earnings call, investor presentations, acquisitions and divestments, vertical market focus and our analysis of their market positioning.  Senstar Technologies Ltd, a listed company on the US Nasdaq global market, based in Ramat Gan, Israel, is a provider of physical security hardware and software […]

Security

Exploring M&A Trends in the Physical Security Market

The total annual value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the physical security industry over the last 15 years has been very volatile. In the peak years there was always at least one major acquisition, often two, with a value of between $2 billion and $16 billion, exaggerating the contrast with low-M&A trough years. While […]

Smart Buildings

Global Digital Workplace Market Consolidation Trend Intensifies

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) continue to be a key growth strategy for established players providing solutions in the commercial office market, allowing them to augment their portfolio offerings to match the dynamic landscape. Our market analysis finds that M&A activity in the sector has seen an unprecedented rise since 2018, long before COVID disrupted workplaces and the […]

Smart Buildings

European Building Automation Player Sauter Advances Growth Strategy in Facility Management Services

For more than 100 years, Sauter Group, based in Basel, Switzerland with a production site in Freiburg, Germany, has provided products, solutions and services for building management and room automation.  With around 350 employees at the Basel site and 2,700 people worldwide, Sauter reported 2020 turnover of approx. €500 million, making them one of the second-tier building […]

Smart Buildings

Johnson Controls Accelerates M&A Activity with Bolt-On Acquisitions 

Johnson Controls has announced several bolt-on acquisitions in the last seven months to augment the group’s technology offerings in building management, fire detection and suppression, and physical security solutions.  With six acquisitions to date since the start of their new financial year in October 2021, Johnson Controls is accelerating its M&A activity. Transactions in edge AI software, […]

Smart Buildings

Spacewell’s Smart Building Management Results Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the Manage segment of Nemetschek, which provides software for the management and operations phase in the building lifecycle.  It is based on the 2021 annual results, investor presentations, and report of the parent company published on 22nd March 2022 and the group’s M&A strategy in the smart buildings space. The Nemetschek Group, the No 1 […]

Security

Mobotix Repositions Video Surveillance Business & Updates Strategy

In this Research Note, we examine the Mobotix video surveillance business, based on their 2020/2021 Annual Report, 2022 business strategy and Memoori market analysis. Founded in 1999, Mobotix AG is a specialist manufacturer of IP network video cameras, based in Winnweiler-Langmeil, Germany, and listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The company is a subsidiary of Konica Minolta, […]

Smart Buildings

Bemsiq Grows its Building Automation Field Devices Business to Over $100m

Bemsiq AB, with headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden, consists of a group of 10 companies and 475 employees providing building automation field devices and energy metering products.  The business was established by Latour, the Swedish investment group in 2016. In this Research Note, we examine the Bemsiq business, based on the investor presentations, annual report of their parent company and […]

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