Technology Mergers & Acquisitions: Top 2017 Security, IoT, Consumer Electronics, A/V

Very Interesting Read as CEPro’s Julie Jacobson has the Pulse on Several Industries

2017 was a big year for mergers and acquisitions in consumer technology, including security, smart home, IoT, cybersecurity, high-performance audio and the home-technology installation channel. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)

Most notable was and Comcast finally closed on the acquisition of Icontrol, a pioneering SHaaS (smart home-as-a-service) provider.

In the high-end audio sector Triad, D+M, AptoVision, Artison, Arcam, Beale Street Audio and Datasat were all acquired by ATI and Samsung. Roku also dropped a hint at their next move, they acquired  a Sonos-like multiroom audio company.

Insteon, SmartHome was acquired by a private investor. Google and Nest somewhat merge. ADT Files for IPO. Amazon Acquires Blink.

Control4 Acquires Triad Speakers. Savant Buys Artison Speakers. Legrand Acquires Milestone AV, Including Chief, Sanus, Da-Lite….read more at

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What the Big Mergers of 2017 Tell Us About 2018




  •  Mergers, Acquisitions: Will 2017 Set Technology Industry Record? Technology-related merger and acquisition (M&A) activity could set an annual record in 2017, according to Jegi’s research. This year’s merger and acquisition market is on pace for a strong finish, according to one reading. Indeed, M&A across the media.


  • Get ready for a major boom in technology mergers Mergers and acquisitions activity around the world continues on a tear. Last year alone saw $3.5 trillion of deal-making, just below the all-time high of 2007, Thomson Reuters data show. Technology companies accounted for $214 billion of that, near the.



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