News from the Graybeards

Note: Due to confidentiality on the part of either the seller, the buyer, or both, Davis Mergers & Acquisitions Group does not issue press releases of every acquisition for which we are responsible..

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 |

2017

ADT Acquires MSE Corporate Security, Branchburg, NY October 2, 2017
Davis Group Assists Trico Security in Sale to ABCO Fire Protection September 1, 2017
CPP Acquired by Sentry Alarm Systems July 10, 2017
SAFE Security Acquired by Invision March 1, 2017
Davis Group Assists in Sale of Racine's Lock and Security January 16, 2017
Davis Group Assists Racines Medical Alert in Sales to Connect America January 16, 2017
Davis Group Assists Atlas Alarm in Sale to American Alarm January 16, 2017

2016

Seattle Fire Alarm Company Sold, October 7, 2016
5 Star Security Acquired by Select Security, July 27, 2016
CWR Acquired by Supreme Security Systems, May 18, 2016
Oklahoma Alarm Company Acquired, May 3, 2016

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2015

New York Alarm Company Acquired, December 18, 2015
MIchigan Alarm Company Acquired, December 18, 2015
Louisiana Alarm Company Acquired, December 18, 2015
Alarm Detection Systems Acquires ACI Systems, July 1, 2015
Alarm Associates Joins LOUD Security, June 29, 2015
Lester King Fire & Safety Acquired by Pye-Barker Fire & Safety, June 1, 2015
Key Security Announces Sale to Audio Video Architects, March 6, 2015
Security Alarm Corp Acquired by Vyanet, March 2, 2015
Performance Systems, Peterson Partners Announce Strategic Relationship, January 27, 2015

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2014

Khalsa Tech Acquired by Alarm Capital Alliance, November 24, 2014
Bulldog Security Services Acquired by Alarm Capital Alliance, August 26, 2014
FSS ALARMS Merges with Emergency Response Systems, August 4, 2014
Milwaukee Dynamic Security Acquired by Security Electronics, August 4, 2014
City-Wide Announces Strategic Relationship with Universal Protection Security Systems — June 3, 2014
Aspen Security Corporation Acquired by ABF Security Systems, — May 5, 2014
Alarm Detection Systems Merges with ASG — April 24, 2014
ASG Buys in Lousiana, Florida From Security Systems News — April 23, 2014
ADS Security Systems Merges with Guardian Alarm Company of Michigan — April 9, 2014
Amsafe Security Systems Acquired by ASG Security — April 7, 2014
Safeguard Announces Strategic Relationship with Atronic — March 28, 2014
Guard Pro's Acquisition by Vyanet to Help Both Companies — March 12, 2014
National Alarm Systems Acquired by ASG Security — February 14, 2014
Vyanet Announces Strategic Relationship with Guard Pro — February 7, 2014
Mastercraft Electronics Acquired by Sentry Security — January 6, 2014
Professional Consulting & Design Acquired by Security Equipment Co., Inc. — January 2, 2014

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2013

Centech, S&L Services Acquired by Per Mar — November 2013
Hartman Electronics Acquired by ASG — September 11, 2013
ASG, Cannedy Announce Strategic Relationship — August 28, 2013
Stand Guard Acquired by Sentry Security — August 26, 2013
LA accounts of APT Acquired by ASG — June 28, 2013
Cornerstone Detention Acquires EO Integrated Systems — March 28, 2013
Electronic Systems of Illinois Acquired by Cross Points Sales — January 28, 2013
U.S. Alarms/Dynamark Security Acquires Assets of 4 Seasons Security, Div. of Deiter Bros Fuel — January 22, 2013
Armenti Construction Acquired by Rapid Security Solutions — January 22, 2013

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2012

CTS Protective Services Acquired by Safe Streets USA — November 1, 2012
Alert Alarm Acquired by Guardian Alarm — September 24, 2012
Alarm Capital Alliance Completes Assett Purchase with Ultimate Security — September, 2012
Alarm Capital Alliance Acquires Ultimate Security Accounts — August 7, 2012
F.E. Moran Acquires Indianapolis based Myers Protection Services — June 5, 2012
JMS Alarms, LPE Security & Fire Alarm Systems, Acquired by Doyle Security — May 18, 2012
STOP acquired by Rapid Security — April 4, 2012
Eagle Security Acquired by Engineered Protection Systems — March 22, 2012
Low Voltage Systems acquired by Bay Alarm — February 1, 2012
Custom System Technologies sells accounts to Protection 1 — January 24, 2012
Controller Security sell accounts to Guardian Security — January 5, 2012

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2011

ASG Security acquires LV Systems of Oklahoma City — December 22, 2011
Guardian Alarms acquires accounts from NEOSAT Alarms — October 26, 2011
Superior Alarm merges with Advanced Security Systems — October 11, 2011
Bayou Security Becomes Newest Member of Pelican Security Network — September 6, 2011
Adlar Alarm Acquired by Bay Alarm — April 18, 2011
Electronic Installations Acquired by ASG Security — March 30, 2011
Harrison Alarm Service Acquired by B L Technology — March 8, 2011
Synergy Systems Acquired by FE Moran Alarm — February 23, 2011
Ron Davis to keynote PBFAA Annual Conference in May — February 22, 2011

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2010

Anchor Alarms acquired by Kenco Security and Technology — December, 2010
Pelican Security, Sonitrol of Lexington & Guardian Alarm Acquire Local Companies — October, 2010
Per Mar Acquires Indiana Security Services, from SDM Magazine — October, 2010
Sontrol of Lexington buys Safety Services, from Security Systems News — October, 2010
Guardian Alarm Acquires TAS Telephone Alarm Systems Inc. — August 14, 2010 
Sonitrol of Lexington Acquires Safety Services, Inc. — August 14, 2010
Pelican Security Network Acquires Alarm & Security Technologies, Inc.—, August 12, 2010
Able Security Systems Partners with Bolster LLC — June 18, 2010
Dorsie Mosher to Represent Graybeards at SAAA Monte Carlo Night — May 17, 2010
Ron Davis Headlines Panel Presentation at Illinois Electronic Security Association — May 17, 2010
Davis Group to Attend PSA-TEC Conference — May 17, 2010
Dorsie Mosher to Speak at The Alarm Association of Greater St. Louis May Meeting — April 29, 2010
ASG Acquires Encompass Security — April 9, 2010
ADS Security (Nashville) Acquisition in Savannah, GA — March 22, 2010
Loud Security Systems Acquires Total Protection Systems — January 30, 2010
Vyanet Security & Technology Acquires Central Security Services, Inc.. — January 15, 2010

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2009

A1 Alarm Services and FE Moran toast acquisition in Champaign — Dec 1, 2009
Steve Rubin joins the Graybeards — Sep 24, 2009
Ron Davis details exit strategies for Washington BFAA — June 19, 2009
Deal goes down in Georgia, A-Com acquires GBASecurity Systems News, April 2009
Ron Davis at the 2009 NBFAA Leadership Conference — March 27, 2009
Ron Davis keynotes Long Island Alarm Association — March 18, 2009
Ohio Electronic Protection acquired by Koorsen — Feb 21, 2009
Georgia Burglar Alarm acquired by A-Com Protection — Feb 13, 2009
Dorsie Mosher and Katie Bally promoted to Senior Partners — Feb 7, 2009
Meet the Graybeards at 2009 events — Feb 6, 2009

2008

Tucker Alarm Systems sells accounts to ADS — Oct 31, 2008
Conly Installations of Arkansas Sells Alarm Accounts — Oct 31, 2008
Mid South Security Systems Acquires Assets of Hi-Tech Security Systems— July 16, 2008
Per Mar Security Acquires Fast Alert Alarm & Security — July 1, 2008
The Hamilton Companies of Winter Haven, FL sold — June 9,2008
Steve Berniklau joins Davis Group — June 9, 2008
Habitec makes Central Ohio acquisition — May 15, 2008
Stanley Convergent Security Solutions purchases A-1 Security — April 1, 2008
CES Security continues growth with acquisition of ABC Security — Jan 16, 2008

2007

San Angelo Security Systems Purchased by Investor Group — November 2007
Alarm Detection Systems, Melbourne FL, Sold to Alarm Detection Systems, Nashville TN — Sep 2007
Guardian Alarms of Arlington TX, Sells Two Bases of Accounts to Counterforce, USA — Sep 2007
Mountain Alarm and Investor Group Acquire IASG Accounts — July 2007
ComSec Security of Lake Placid, NY Acquired by Mahoney Alarms— June 2007
CES (now Sentry Security) Acquires Metronet — June 2007
"The Anatomy of an Acquisition" Presented at Ohio BFA — May 2, 2007
Davis Group at Wisconsin, Michigan, California Alarm Assoc. Meetings — May 31, 2007
CES (now Sentry Security) acquires assets of LV Technologies — April 2007

2006

National Guardian moves into St. Louis with acquisition of Eagle Security — Dec 12, 2006
Dorsie Mosher and Ron Davis help alarm dealers sell their companies — Dec 11, 2006
John Lombardi and CIA Security Complete Acquisition of APA Security — > Oct. 26, 2006
Bruce Amrine Joins Davis Group — September 29, 2006
Davis Group Helps I.A.S.G. Sell of Accounts in Colorado, Utah and Idaho— July 17, 2006
Ron Davis, Steve Rubin Present "25 Great Marketing Ideas" at CSAA Forum — June 19, 2006
HSM Moves into Ann Arbor with Purchase of AA Alarms. Davis Group Brokers— June 16, 2006
Ron Davis Brings Acquisition Expertise to PSA — May 13, 2006
F. E. Moran Completes First Michigan Acquisition — April 13, 2006
CentralCom Bought Out by Per Mar — March 1, 2006
Ron Davis to Speak at CSAA Symposium and PSA National Convention — Feb 4, 2006
F.E. Moran Alarm and Monitoring Starts 2006 With Two Acquisitions — Jan 30, 2006
Ron Davis at New Jersey BFAA Annual Symposium — January 24, 2006
Counterforce (USA) acquires accounts of Mohave Integrated Systems — Jan 16 2006

2005

Ron Davis Facilitates F.E. Moran Acquisitions, Portfolio Growth — December 2005
ADS of Nashville Expands its Reach — December 2005
Counterforce (USA) acquires accounts of Barnhart Security and Alarm — Nov 5, 2005
Ron Davis Keynotes Wisconsin BFAA Awards Banquet — June 2005
First Alarm Acquires Pierson Security Systems of Monterey — May 10, 2005
Security Networks, Inc. Acquires Wholesale Monitoring Station, Marlin Central Monitoring — May 2, 2005
Davis Group represents seller as Alarm Detection increases account base — April 17, 2005
Ron Davis keynotes annual NBFAA Conference in Las Vegas — April 5, 2005
Ron and Beverly Davis honored at Barnes, Buchanan, Mallon Conference— Feb 19, 2005
Ron Davis to keynote NBFAA annual meeting — February 14, 2005
50x or 60x multiples forecast at Barnes, Buchanon, Mallon Conference — Feb 8, 2005
"The Anatomy of a Sale of a Business in the Alarm Industry" seminars announced — February 2, 2005

2004

Certified Security Enters Wisconsin Market via Merger with Protection Service — October 10, 2004
Alarm Capital Alliance and Atwood Corp of West Springfield Form Financial Alliance — August 11, 2004
Sentinel Security, Inc. Sells Assets to Certified Security Systems — June 28, 2004
Davis Group Helps Chubb/Counterforce Add Another Market to Portfolio — June 22, 2004
Ron Davis Keynotes Long Island Alarm Association Event — June 22, 2004
Counterforce Adds Accounts, Acquires Acceptance AlarmSecurity Systems News, June 2004
Counterforce USA Acquires Assets of Ascot Alarm — May 19, 2004
Davis to Keynote Long Island Alarm Dealer Association — May 19, 2004
Pennsylvania BFAA Welcomes Ron Davis as Keynote Speaker — May 12, 2004
Ron Davis Honored as One of Industry's Most Influential People — March 30, 2004
Davis' "Voices from the Past" Delights Execs at NAMTSE Conference— April 17, 2004
Ron Davis mediates Brasch Industries (Acceptance Alarm) sale to Counterforce USA — April 21, 2004

2003

Counterforce (USA) Acquires Assets of Harrison Alarm Services, Houston —   December 30, 2003
Per Mar Acquires Assets of Feel Safe Security of Des Moines, Iowa — Dec 22, 2003
Ron Davis Selected as One of the 25 Most Influential Industry People —  Dec 22, 2003
Ron Davis to Keynote NAMTSE "2004" In Memphis, April 15-19 — Dec 22, 2003
Ron Davis Addresses Akal's Senior Management—   November 25, 2003
Industry Spokesman's Speech Features 20 Years of Industy's Greatest Ideas!— November 11, 2003
B-Safe Sells Assets to Mid South Security Systems, Inc., Marietta, GA — Oct 6, 2003
Act Now Alarm Services Doubles Size Through Strategic Acquisition — Oct 6, 2003
Beverly Davis Rejoins Davis Group (AKA The Graybeards) — Oct 6, 2003
Katie Maahs-Bally Joins Davis Group — September 10, 2003
“IRON RULES” Scores With Arizona Alarm Dealers — June 30, 2003
Hollingshead and Reitman Become "Graybeards" — June 20, 2003
Davis Group Again Keynotes Michigan BFAA Meeting — June 19, 2003
Davis Group, Graybeards "Hit the Road" in Orlando — June 20, 2003
Secure Max Sells Base of Accounts Using Davis Group as Advisor — May 25, 2003
Davis Group/Graybeards Helps Mach 7 Sell Assets to Security Services Group — Feb 4, 2003
Ron Davis to Keynote NAMTSE "2004" In Memphis, April 15-19 — February 4, 2003
Ron Davis Announces New Seminar Program — February 4, 2003
Security Dealer Magazine Recognizes Ron Davis as Industry Icon — February 4, 2003
Graybeard seminar to kick off 2003 NAMTSE Program — January, 2003

2002

Davis Group brokers "top dollar" for sale of North Shore Security (PDF) — Sep 1, 2002
Alarm Detection Systems of Illinois Acquires assets of North Shore Security — July 2, 2002
Ron Davis Announces Two New Programs for the Alarm Industry — March 20, 2002
Davis Group Announces Speaker Availability for Alarm Industry — March 20, 2022
Davis Group Announces "Graybeard" Program — March 14, 2002


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