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 Alarm.com 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 cepro.com
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More Acquisitions and Mergers From Around the Net
- The 10 Biggest Tech Mergers And Acquisitions Of 2017 It seemed like every week saw a new mega merger or purchase from some of the largest IT … Here are 10 of the biggest technology acquisitions that happened in 2017.
- 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.
— Deloitte M&A (@DeloitteMnA) December 28, 2017
— B2BManufactures.com (@b2bmanufactures) December 28, 2017
— Triad Audio (@TriadSpeakers) December 16, 2017