Safran

Security

Building the Physical Security Business Through Merger & Acquisition

January 9th, 2018
Smart Buildings

Strategic Acquisitions Dominate Security M&A; Whilst Major Conglomerates & External Buyers lose their Appetite

December 15th, 2014
Security

Defense & IT Companies Buy into Physical Security and Strengthen the Market

Memoori’s 3rd annual report The Physical Security Business in 2011 shows that some $1.178 billion accounting for 12% of total investment in acquisitions in the last 12 was made by companies from the Defense and IT related industries. In addition Venture Capital and Private Equity Groups acquired 6 companies investing some $3.605 billion; including Bain […]

Security

Survey of the Security Business 2010 – Strategy, Drivers, Valuation & the Investment Market

Strategic Drivers In the last two years M&A; activity has been driven by strategic buys, particularly by the major global security companies, major defense companies and from outside the security business – IT and communication companies and more recently validation, authentication and biometric companies. This dynamic will continue to apply in 2011 and beyond. http://memoori.com/physical-security-2010 […]

Security

Security Industry Posts the Biggest Monthly Acquisition Spend on Record

The value of transactions this month is the highest ever recorded for a single month during the last three years, with two purchases each being over a billion dollars. Acquisition transactions in September were 25% up on the same period in 2009, which incidentally was the highest number recorded in that year. Consolidation activity for […]

Security

Never Mind the Security, Feel the Fire

Back in April this year we placed GE Fire & Security on our list of the top 50 potential acquisition prospects for 2009. This followed the decision that month for the sale of 81 percent of its Homeland Protection business to Safran, a French company known mainly in the security industry for its Sagem Securite […]

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