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Exploring M&A Trends in the Physical Security Market

May 10th, 2022
Security

ADT Commercial Fire and Security Business Examined

March 16th, 2022
Smart Buildings

Robust Market for Smart Buildings M&A in 2021

A record number of acquisitions (286) in the smart buildings space in 2021 accounted for a 31% increase on 218 deals in 2020 and a 10% increase on the previous record of 259 transactions in 2019.  There was a robust market for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) among both security product manufacturers and systems integrators last year, […]

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 […]

Security

Contract Security Services or ‘Security as a Service’?

Buyers of Access Control and Video Surveillance Services now have the choice of using Contract Security Service companies or the new breed of ACaaS & VSaaS suppliers now coming from the physical security manufacturing business, with many looking to sell direct to the end user. Both are delivering sophisticated services that are reducing the total […]

Security

Despite an Economic Crisis in Europe the Security Market Offers Some Relief

Economic trading conditions in Europe have declined during the last 2 years but the security industry has weathered the storm remarkably well, that is until a recent spell of bad news hit the markets. Hitherto strong companies are now reporting lower revenues and profit and in some cases companies are going into receivership. The Securitas […]

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 […]

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