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:

Veracity acquires command and control specialist iComply

CCTV storage specialist Veracity has acquired iComply (I-Comply Ltd), the Leeds-based provider of integrated command and control security software. Read More

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

Video: “Why We Sold Pyronix to Hikvision” – Julie Kenny and Sebastian Herrera

The former and current CEOs of Pyronix explain the thinking behind the company's acquisition by Hikvision and why the deal is good for customers, Pyronix itself and the wider industry. 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

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