Fire Systems

Smart Buildings

Johnson Controls Business and 2022 Financials Examined

November 17th, 2022
Security

Convergint Security Systems Integration Business and Financials Examined

August 31st, 2022
Smart Cities

A New Dawn for Solar Power in the Smart Buildings Sector?

There are over 8 billion square meters of rooftops on which solar panels could be installed in the US alone. This represents over 1 terawatt of potential solar capacity, which is roughly equivalent to all the installed solar power on earth today, or 6% of global energy consumption. Furthermore, recent advances in solar panel efficiency and usability […]

Security

Halma Fire & Security Business and 2022 Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the fire and security business of Halma plc and the financial results for their Safety Sector, year ending 31 March, announced on 16th June 2022.  This analysis is based on financial releases, investor presentations and the 2022 Annual Report. Halma is a group of around 45 life-saving technology companies with FY2022 revenue exceeding £1.5 […]

Security

Building Better Fire Protection with Smart Technology

The destructive relationship between fire and buildings is as old as the history of buildings themselves. Fire protection has been a key reason for the development of new materials, construction methods, and safety protocols since the earliest buildings and each major fire acts as a trigger for innovation and regulation. The response to the Great Fire […]

Security

Beyond Video Security: Hikvision 2021 Annual Report Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the Chinese video surveillance giant, Hikvision (Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., Ltd) focusing on 2021 financial results and the group strategy to broaden its remit beyond its video surveillance business, based on their 2021 Annual Report and Memoori analysis.  Hikvision is the world’s largest manufacturer of video surveillance equipment. Established in 2001, the Company was listed […]

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, […]

Security

ADT Commercial Fire and Security Business Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the ADT Commercial fire and security business, based on their 2021 Results, 1st March 2022 Investor Day presentation and strategy throughout 2021. ADT is the provider of security alarms and monitoring services for the smart home and small business sector in the United States. With revenues of $5.3 billion in 2021, ADT reports its […]

Smart Buildings

Carrier Building Automation and Fire & Security Businesses Examined

Carrier Global Corporation, established as an independent public company, following its spinoff from United Technologies Corp. in April 2020, is one of the top three global HVAC equipment manufacturers. In this Research Note, we examine two of its adjacent business areas – the Fire & Security and Building Automation businesses, based on Carrier’s 2021 10K Report, […]

Security

Securitas Expands Electronic Security Footprint with Acquisition of Stanley Security

Securitas, the global security services business comprising guarding, electronic security, fire and life safety solutions, has announced a “transformative acquisition” of Stanley Security, the electronic security solutions business of Stanley Black & Decker, making this their largest acquisition to date. Stanley Security is a provider of electronic security solutions with operations in 12 markets globally and with approximately […]

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