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.

What Does a Multiplier Mean When Selling an Alarm Account?

When it comes to alarm company sales, we get a lot of questions from buyers who are looking to sell their alarm companies for top dollar. Most are curious about the value of their business and are wondering how they can capitalize on that value to increase the profitability of the sale when they ultimately…
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4 Characteristics of a Successful Integration Company

Whether you’re just starting out in security integration or you’re looking to make your existing company the best it can be, there are a few key characteristics that set successful security integration companies apart from the rest. As alarm company brokers, we know what makes security integration companies sell for top dollar, so we’ve compiled…
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Top 3 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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Meet With Rory Russell at ISC West 2019

Next month, Rory Russell of AFS will be attending the ISC West Trade Show in Las Vegas, NV. While there, he will be holding private, confidential meetings with potential alarm business sellers. Thinking about attending the conference? Read on to learn more about this top-notch industry event and find out how you can connect with…
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Alarm Company Cyber Security: Avoiding Damage Caused by Malicious Behavior

Alarm companies are focused on keeping their customers safe and secure. After all, security is what clients rely on alarm system providers for specifically.   In this day and age, however, customers are also expecting features and offerings that have encouraged alarm businesses to venture into the digital world. Security companies are now relying on…
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What is My Alarm Company Worth?

If you’re considering selling your alarm or security company in the near future, chances are you’re also wondering “what is my alarm company worth?” There are many factors to consider when assessing the value of your alarm company, and you’ll want to consider them all carefully. After all, if you decide to move forward with…
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