Mergers And Acquisitions

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Sonance to acquire James Loudspeaker

Sonance to Acquire James Loudspeaker

Sonance and James Loudspeaker expect the deal to close before the end of the year and will continue to operate as separate companies until then.

CE Pro Editors · September 06, 2019

Another Big Industry Roll-up: Bravas Gets $75M Investment to Merge 15 Top Smart-Home Integrators

Hoping to buck an industry streak of failed smart-home roll-ups, Bravas merges 15 top home-technology integration firms with $75 million investment by private equity group Presidio Investors.

CE Pro Editors · August 27, 2019

SnapAV, Control4 Merger Complete

SnapAV’s $680M acquisition of Control4 is finalized with 99% shareholder approval. New mega-company remains focused on professional install channel only.

Jason Knott · August 01, 2019

SnapAV Acquires West Coast Distributor Custom Plus, Adds 12V to Portfolio

Leading home-technology provider SnapAV acquires Custom Plus Distributing, adding five branches in Pacific Northwest and California, plus a specialty in car electronics.

Julie Jacobson · July 17, 2019

RIP HAI, Home Automation Icon: CE Pro Wouldn’t Exist Without You

How Home Automation Inc. (HAI), now discontinued by Leviton, was responsible for the existence of CE Pro. Plus, photos from HAI and co-founder Jay McLellan in the early days.

Julie Jacobson · July 16, 2019

Ezlo Acquires Centralite Systems, Adding ZigBee to Z-Wave Home-Automation Portfolio

Centralite is Ezlo’s third smart-home acquisition in a year, after smart-home platform developer MiOS (Vera) and Z-Wave device manufacturer Fortrezz.

CE Pro Editors · July 15, 2019

Guitar Center Continues to Expand Its Custom Installation Footprint

Guitar Center’s acquisition of CE Pro 100 Tunnel Vision Technology Inc. (TVTI) expands its Business Solutions Group to Illinois and beyond.

Jason Knott · July 08, 2019

Resideo Buys IoT Startup LifeWhere to Expand Its Remote Monitoring Solutions

By acquiring LifeWhere’s remote monitoring and diagnostics solutions, Resideo looks to more effectively bridge the gap between homeowners and service experts

Rodney Bosch · June 28, 2019

RBH Sound Acquired; Names New President/CEO

Utah-based loudspeaker manufacturer RBH Sound has been sold by owner Roger Hassing after 43 years to the company’s longtime woodworking vendor Todd A. Stewart, who becomes new president/CEO.

Jason Knott · June 26, 2019

CE Pro 100 Integrator Echo Systems Acquires Integrated Electronics

Echo Systems in Omaha, Nebraska, the number 30 company on the CE Pro 100, expands into the Kansas City market with the acquisition of 15-employee Integrated Electronics.

Jason Knott · June 03, 2019