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 2021 Is a Good Time 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.  One opportunity that 2021 has brought about for many alarm business owners is the opportunity to sell their companies to well qualified buyers…
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How Do I Find a High Quality Alarm Company Broker?

You’ve determined that now is a good time to sell your alarm company or security alarm accounts, and made the decision to move forward with the sale. You’re excited about the prospect of capitalizing on the opportunity, but you’re not quite sure what the next step towards selling your alarm company should be. Do you…
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Tips for Building a Profitable Security Integration Company

In this day and age, integration companies present tremendous opportunities for business owners. Providing a wide variety of services and offerings to their clients, these multifunction companies can be immensely profitable and are paving the way towards the future of the alarm security industry. Encompassing automation systems, internet technology, innovative security features, monitoring systems and…
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Why Fire Integration Can Put Your Security Company At An Advantage

If you’ve been in the integration industry for any length of time, you’ve probably noticed that most fire alarm businesses have remained separate from the security integrators they serve alongside. While this may seem unusual at first glance, there’s actually a very good reason for it.  It’s a challenge for security integrators to add fire…
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