Security and Alarm Industry News

Acquisition & Funding Services (AFS) is one of the oldest independently operated funding providers in the security alarm industry. AFS specializes in mergers, acquisitions and financing in the dynamic security alarm, fire and integration industry.

Why 2022 Is a Good Year To Sell Your Alarm Business

2020 and 2021 have been challenging years for businesses for many reasons – but they’ve also brought about unique and unexpected opportunities for those in the security, fire, alarm, and integration industries. Opportunities that will likely carry over into 2022 and beyond. One opportunity that 2021 brought about for many alarm business owners is the…
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How to Find Buyers for Your Monitoring Station

Monitoring stations are key components of security companies, fire companies, and integration companies. As such, they are also components that need to be sold when alarm businesses are changing hands.  So how do you go about finding a buyer for your monitoring station? Where do you turn when it’s time to pursue a new opportunity…
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Avoiding Hazards & Risks When Selling Your Alarm Business or Monitoring Station

If you’re contemplating making a significant change within your alarm business – for instance if you’re feeling the urge to sell your company – chances are you’re carefully assessing the potential benefits and risks.  While selling a security, fire or integration business or monitoring station can be highly advantageous and profitable, helping you take the…
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How Do I Prepare My Alarm Company for Sale?

If you are an alarm company owner, chances are you’ve probably considered selling your business at some point or another. While mulling over whether and when to sell your company, you’ve likely also pondered, “how do I prepare my alarm company for sale?” Whether you plan to sell your alarm company years down the road…
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