Alarm Industry Insights

Security alarm industry information and insight from trusted and experienced alarm company broker Acquisition & Funding Services. Learn about how to position your alarm business for success, how to generate increased recurring monthly revenue, the benefits of working with a broker when you choose to sell your business, and more. Find insider alarm industry information that will help you to guide your business on a path to success.

Fire Alarm Business Valuations: How To Know How Much Your Fire Alarm Company is Worth

Determining how much an organization is worth when it comes time to sell is a complex thing. Business valuations can be challenging for companies of all kinds, but they are especially challenging and complicated for alarm businesses, which in most cases cannot be valued based on the typical EBITDA model. For fire alarm businesses specifically,…
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Service Revenue in the Fire Alarm Industry: Why It’s A Valuable Asset When It Comes Time To Sell

Service revenue is one factor that tends to complicate fire alarm company sales. Why? Because many brokers don’t quite know how to accurately calculate the value of alarm companies that profit from service and test and inspect revenue, and because may buyers are hesitant to acknowledge service revenue as an asset. For these reasons, if…
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Your Fire Alarm Company is Worth More Than You Think: Service Revenue and Fire Alarm Business Sales

Looking to sell your fire alarm company? If you are and you’ve been in the market for a while, you may have noticed that many buyers are unwilling to pay what you feel your company is worth. This can be frustrating, especially if your company has been for sale for longer than you expected and…
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Central Stations: Why They May Not Be The Best Allies When It Comes to Selling Your Alarm Business

Negotiating the sale of an alarm company is a big project. If you’re an alarm company owner who is considering putting your business on the market in the near future, you’re likely facing an important decision: who to work with when negotiating the sale of the successful organization you’ve worked so hard to build. For…
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Why Your Alarm Business is Becoming Obsolete – And What You Should Do About It

For years, you’ve been working hard to keep your alarm business healthy and growing. From implementing a successful succession plan and working hard to prevent attrition to demonstrating to customers that you’re a reputable company they should stick with, you’ve been making consistent efforts to help your organization thrive in a competitive market. But in…
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Preventing Attrition Within Your Alarm Company: How to Retain Your Customers Despite Avid Competition

Whether you’re new to the alarm industry of you’ve been working in it for years, it should not come as a surprise that competition in the home security market is fierce – and constantly on the rise. Consumers have many home security providers to choose from, plus an increasing number of DIY home alarm system…
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Attrition in the Security Alarm Industry – What You Need to Know

When it comes to measuring the success, profitability, and overall health of businesses in the security alarm industry, attrition is a key indicator. As a result, tracking your company’s attrition rate consistently and taking the necessary steps to slow attrition should that become necessary is incredibly important. By understanding attrition in the alarm industry, you can…
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5 Reasons to Sell Your Alarm Company with Acquisition & Funding Services

When it comes to selling your alarm company, choosing the right alarm company broker to work with is imperative. In order to maximize your profits when you sell your alarm company, you’ll want to make sure that you work with an experienced alarm industry expert. The broker you choose should be willing to become familiar…
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The Benefits of Working with Alarm Company Broker Acquisition & Funding Services

Looking for an alarm company broker to assist you in the sale of your security alarm business? From experience and knowledge to access to well qualified buyers and the ability to negotiate successfully on your behalf, there are many factors to consider when it comes to selecting the right alarm company broker.   What Sets…
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Prove to Consumers Your Alarm Security Company is Reputable & Trustworthy

Owning a security alarm company is challenging for many reasons, but there is one issue that has plagued the entire security alarm industry for years: deceitful companies using questionable sales practices to scam consumers. While these companies are somewhat few and far between, they are causing many consumers to become skeptical of even the most…
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