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Friday, April 18, 2014

image With all the focus on RMR, integrators are expressing frustration about why the market chooses to only place value on integration businesses with recurring revenue streams while ignoring other metrics. View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 04/18 at 06:27 AM
Blogs, Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions, (3) Comments, Permalink


Wednesday, April 09, 2014

iControl, the cloud-based platform that powers security and home automation services from ADT Pulse, Xfinity/Comcast and other cable companies, acquires Blacksumac, maker of Piper self-contained camera and control system.View this story

Monday, March 03, 2014

image After eight years, AudioVisions parts ways with Best Buy, which had acquired the high-end integration firm for $7 million.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 03/03 at 09:06 AM
News, Mergers and Acquisitions, (12) Comments, Permalink


Tuesday, February 25, 2014

image EH Publishing, publisher of leading home and commercial technology publications in the U.S., expands into Europe with Essential Install magazine and trade show.View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 02/25 at 08:20 AM
News, Mergers and Acquisitions, (1) Comments, Permalink


Thursday, February 13, 2014

image Comcast/Xfinity has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion. Both use iControl platform for professional and DIY security/home automation.View this story
Posted by Jason Knott on 02/13 at 06:51 AM
News, Home Automation and Control, Control Systems, Mergers and Acquisitions, (2) Comments, Permalink


Friday, December 20, 2013

image iRule, a maker of home automation software that starts at $100, has acquired On Controls, an OEM partner that serves the professional installer market exclusively.View this story

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

image Leading security trade publications Security Sales & Integration and Campus Safety have been acquired by EH Publishing from Bobit Business Media, joining leading brands CE Pro and Commercial Integrator.View this story
Posted by CE Pro Editors on 11/05 at 06:05 AM
Press Releases, Home Automation and Control, Security, Mergers and Acquisitions, (0) Comments, Permalink


Thursday, October 10, 2013

image Leon, makers of ultra-custom loudspeakers, acquires Media Décor, manufacturer of ‘moving art’ for concealing TVs.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 10/10 at 09:56 AM
News, Product News, Displays, Mounts and Lifts, Audio, Speakers, Mergers and Acquisitions, (2) Comments, Permalink


Monday, August 26, 2013

image With $73 million in combined revenues, six CE Pro 100-worthy dealers form VIA International, hoping to become the first international company for luxury home systems integration.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 08/26 at 06:03 AM
News, Business Resources, Mergers and Acquisitions, (24) Comments, Permalink


Friday, April 26, 2013

image Home Automation Inc. and HAI monikers to be retired, rolled into new "Leviton Security & Automation" brand that includes structured wiring, networking gear, other Leviton staples.View this story

Monday, April 15, 2013

image Bob Carver’s start-up tube amplifier co. will be folded into Emotiva, and Carver will help his new parent develop subwoofers and other audio gear. View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 04/15 at 08:53 AM
News, Product News, Audio, Amplifiers, Speakers, Mergers and Acquisitions, (0) Comments, Permalink


Friday, February 22, 2013

image Former SpeakerCraft president Jeremy Burkhardt acquires Soundcast, a leader in wireless outdoor speakers; says Nortek has no grounds for non-compete. (UPDATE: The industry reacts)View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 02/22 at 04:55 PM
News, Product News, Audio, Speakers, Mergers and Acquisitions, Wireless A/V, (30) Comments, Permalink


Friday, February 15, 2013

image Five months after 2Gig and Vivint were acquired for $2B, Nortek Inc. acquires leading home automation and home security provider 2Gig for $135M. Company will be folded into subsidiary Linear LLC.View this story

Monday, December 31, 2012

image HAI, LiteTouch, Thiel, 2Gig, Vivint, Jeff Zemanek and Utz Baldwin were some of the companies and names in the CE news in 2012.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 12/31 at 11:29 AM
News, Mergers and Acquisitions, People and Places, (0) Comments, Permalink


Monday, November 26, 2012

Combining Gefen, Magenta Research and TVOne into ProAV group helps Nortek tap wider market for A/V switching from small homes to large venues.View this story
Posted by Julie Jacobson on 11/26 at 11:31 AM
News, Product News, Audio, Distributed Audio, Video, Multiroom Video, Mergers and Acquisitions, (0) Comments, Permalink



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