Mergers And Acquisitions

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Resideo Acquires Whisker Labs’ Responsive Energy Efficiency Technology

According to Resideo, Whisker Labs’ thermodynamic mapping technology will help the company with its line of connected thermostats like the Honeywell Home T-Series.

CE Pro Editors · May 22, 2019

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

SnapAV’s acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019

Sound United to Pick Up Integra, Onkyo, Pioneer Brands

Already owner of several leading audio brands such as Denon, Marantz, Polk and Definitive Technology, Sound United announced it will acquire Onkyo’s consumer audio division also includes Integra and Pioneer.

CE Pro Editors · May 15, 2019

Paradigm, Anthem, MartinLogan Brands Sold to Original Owner

Original owner Scott Bagby, along with John Bagby, have secured 100% ownership interest in 3 audio brands.

Jason Knott · May 14, 2019

Big SnapAV, Control4 Merger-Acquisition: 16 Questions from JJ

Just prior to interviewing SnapAV and Control4 CEOs, CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson offers up 16 questions about the merger/acquisition of two home-tech giants.

Julie Jacobson · May 09, 2019

Blockbuster Merger: SnapAV to Acquire Control4 in $680M Deal

Two of the custom electronics industry’s biggest players will join forces under private equity firm and SnapAV parent company Hellman & Friedman, which will become the majority owner of the combined company. SnapAV to buy Control4 in all-cash transaction for $23.91 per share.

Arlen Schweiger · May 09, 2019

IFTTT Competitor and CEDIA Keynoter Stringify Kills Home Automation App

After acquisition, Comcast kills Stringify app, which is ‘much better’ than IFTTT as an if/then home-automation engine; company recommends IFTTT and Yonomi IoT platforms instead. [grumpy baby]

Julie Jacobson · April 09, 2019

Resideo Acquires Buoy Labs, Adds Smart Leak Detection to Portfolio

Resideo’s acquisition of Buoy Labs gives the company access to Buoy Labs’ smart home software that can send alerts about potential leaks and shut off the water automatically.

CE Pro Editors · March 28, 2019

SnapAV Acquires MRI, Adding 4 NE Locations to Growing Distribution Empire

SnapAV acquires its third home-tech distributor after Allnet and Volutone: Powerhouse Alliance member MRI Distribution, with four branch locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts and upstate New York.

Julie Jacobson · March 15, 2019

NSI Industries Merges With Platinum Tools

NSI says its merger with Platinum Tools will help expand its market reach and add more category depth to its electrical and control products.

CE Pro Editors · March 14, 2019