Security Mergers and Acquisitions

The security industry is going through a period of consolidation, with some of the biggest manufacturers being bought out by other vendors.

Here are some of the largest M&A deals in the security since 2013:

FLIR Systems acquires developer behind world’s smallest drone: Prox Dynamics

FLIR, a world leader in the development of thermal imaging infrared cameras, has paid around $134 million in cash for the Norway-based company. Read More

Attracted by SaaS solution, Vanderbilt confirms acquisition of Access Control Technology Ltd

Vanderbilt will benefit from ACT’s share of the UK and Ireland markets and be able to introduce the ACT brand, which was founded in 1995, to the North American market. Read More

Axis CEO Ray Mauritsson discusses Canon collaboration

IFSEC Global caught up with Axis CEO Ray Mauritsson to find out more about the partnership between two heavyweights of their respective markets. Read More

Security big beasts, low-cost Chinese brands and end-to-end solutions the winners in market snapshot

A series of major acquisitions is further concentrating market share among the biggest companies in the physical security market, an IHS Markit report has revealed. Read More

CSL to enjoy cash injection following buyout

CSL is expected to invest more heavily in product development after a buyout by Norland Capital, ICONIQ Capital and RIT Capital Partners. Read More

Hikvision to Acquire Pyronix

The deal, which Hikvision has just announced, is the latest in a number major acquisitions in the video surveillance market in recent years. Read More

Breaking News: Konica Minolta to Snap Up Mobotix

Mobotix is the latest brand to succumb to a consolidation trend in the video surveillance market with Konica Minolta announcing the acquisition of the German firm. Read More

Truly ‘Smart’ Buildings are Finally Here – With Video Management Systems at their Heart

Award-winning architect Paul Fletcher says too many building management systems make the “user feel dumb by taking control away”. Milestone Systems business development manager Henrik Pederson believes this is finally changing. Read More

Honeywell Acquires RSI Video Technologies as Consolidation in Security Tech Market Continues

Honeywell has announced the acquisition of intrusion detection specialist RSI Video Technologies (RSI) in a deal worth around $123m (£87.5m). Coming just weeks after the acquisition of Xtralis this latest move will strengthen the Fortune 100 company’s presence in the burgeoning video verification field. In March Honeywell also purchased Movilizer, which created one of the world’s first […] Read More

Breaking News: Honeywell Acquires Xtralis

Honeywell has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Xtralis for $480 million. The world’s largest manufacturer of very early warning aspirating smoke detection systems will become part of Honeywell Security and Fire in a deal which is expected to be completed in the second quarter, subject to regulatory approval. Funds have been advised by Australasian […] Read More

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