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Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

By Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019 • 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

Analysis: SnapAV Owner Acquires Majority Stake of DIY Security Giant SimpliSafe

By Julie Jacobson · July 2, 2018 • Private Equity firm Hellman & Friedman acquires controlling stake in DIY security provider SimpliSafe. CE Pro's Julie Jacobson reviews synergies with H&F portfolio companies SnapAV, Verisure (Securitas Direct) and HUB International insurance.

Rating the Prospects: After Acquisition of SnapAV, What Major Home-Tech Co. Will H&F Buy Next?

By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017 • Opinion: After acquiring SnapAV, private equity giant Hellman & Friedman likely will follow up with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts home-technology landscape: Control4? Savant? Core Brands? Interlogix? PlumChoice? (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

H&F Acquiring SnapAV Not Just to ‘Accelerate Growth’ But to Do Something Huge in Home Tech

By Julie Jacobson · June 26, 2017 • Private equity firm Hellman & Friedman might just follow SnapAV acquisition with 'transformational transaction' that disrupts the home-technology industry and puts SnapAV on a whole new trajectory. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)