Mergers And Acquisitions

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Axis Communications Acquires 2N to Form IP Camera and Intercom Powerhouse

Popular IP camera manufacturer Axis acquires 2N, leading provider of IP-enabled intercom and access control systems.

CE Pro Editors · June 03, 2016

ARM Acquires Apical – a Global Leader in Imaging and Embedded Computer Vision

Apical is a leader in imaging and embedded computer vision intellectual property (IP) products

CE Pro Editors · May 18, 2016

Interview: B&W Acquired by Owner of San Francisco 49ers, a Super-Geeky Audiophile

Silicon Valley start-up Eva Automation, co-founded by 49ers president Gideon Yu, acquires leading audio firm Bowers & Wilkins. Leadership packed with Harvard MBAs, venture capitalists, digital gurus and audiophiles.

Julie Jacobson · May 03, 2016

AVI-SPL, Largest Commercial Integrator, Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Largest AV commercial integrator joins $19 billion family as string of mega-deals continues.

D. Craig MacCormack · April 29, 2016

Rovi Buys TiVo for $1.1B

Deal combines TiVo’s 10 million customers with Rovi’s 18 million to create a company with $800M in revenue. Sales price is 40% current stock value. TiVo brand name will be adopted.

Jason Knott · April 29, 2016

Vivint Smart Home Gets $100M Investment

Peter Thiel, noted early Facebook investor, founder of PayPal and large shareholder of Airbnb, leads $100 million capital investment from Solarmere Capital Co. into Vivint Smart Home. Money will be used to continue to fuel Vivint’s home automation growth.

Jason Knott · April 27, 2016

Legrand Acquires Luxul Wireless, Adds Networking to Building- and Home-Automation Portfolio

Legrand, which owns QMotion, OnQ, Vantage, Middle Atlantic Products, NuVo and other leading brands in the home-technology channel, adds Luxul Wireless to the portfolio, just two months after Control4 acquired competitor Pakedge.

Arlen Schweiger · April 19, 2016

Southeast Rep Firm Aim High Audio Sold to PSG

Manufacturers rep firm Aim High Audio Sales has been sold to Precision Sales Group.

Jason Knott · April 12, 2016

Nortek Buys 25% Stake in MiOS

Transference of technology between mature MiOS platform and various Nortek brands will enable branded apps to hit the market quickly and speed up the delivery of the ultimate ‘interface-less’ connected home.

Jason Knott · April 08, 2016

Honeywell Bitter Over Failed Merger Talks with UTX; Acquires RSI/Videofied

Honeywell won’t merge with United Technologies (Interlogix, Carrier, Kidde) after all, but Honeywell moves forward, acquiring Videofied for $123 million.

Julie Jacobson · March 02, 2016