Canon Video Surveillance Business 2021 Examined￼April 13th, 2022
Physical Security M&A Activity in the First 2 Months of 2016 Set a Record Unlikely to be SurpassedApril 5th, 2016
How Will the Johnson Controls / Tyco Deal Play Out?
Johnnson Control’s offer to acquire Tyco International has been accepted by the Tyco board. However it is not yet a done deal. The premium being offered by Johnson Controls looks reasonable but will it attract other companies to step in with a better offer for the Tyco shareholders? In our New Report on the Security […]
Mergers & Acquisitions in Physical Security start an Upwards Trend to 2020
Merger and Acquisition in the Physical Security industry has been on a roller coater ride over the last 15 years. With an upswing in 2015, Memoori’s New Report predicts that industry M&A will start a new cycle of growth during the next few years. In 2015 the value of deals increased to $5,700m. The two […]
In 2014, Growth through Acquisition in Video Surveillance Cooled Off – Will the Axis Deal Change this now?
The announcement last month that Canon will buy Axis Communications has created much comment about the significance of the deal and how it may change the competitive landscape; setting off a new wave of consolidation in the Security industry. To establish the importance of this deal you need to go back over at least the […]
Long Term Strategy Defines the Axis Communications Deal
Within 9 months Canon has acquired two of the world’s leading edge suppliers in Video Surveillance technology. That’s not been done before! There are a number of reasons why Canon have adopted this acquisition strategy. One is based around business culture in Japan and Scandinavia and the other is thinking about the long term implications […]
Canon’s Strategy for Video Surveillance Unfolds as they Acquire Axis Communications
Canon + Axis + Milestone = The New Dominant Player in Video Surveillance Technology The Board of Directors of Canon Inc. and Axis Communications have announced today that Canon has made a public offer to the shareholders of Axis to transfer all of their shares in Axis to Canon for a consideration of SEK 340 […]
The Milestone Acquisition and its Importance to the Video Surveillance Business
When the world leader in open Video Management Software (VMS) is acquired it’s not surprising that it results in many hundreds of column inches of widely differing opinions; usually surrounding the impact it could have on VMS and the wider implications for the IP Video Surveillance industry. Some of this discussion has focused on “Why […]