Fire safety companies are becoming increasingly popular with investors. This is for a few major reasons that continue to be true through times of economic uncertainty. Fire safety companies provide a variety of services that create a steady stream of revenue. They are essential for businesses, and they can take advantage of new technological trends as they hit the market.
These traits are the reason the country’s largest fire safety companies have continued to grow through the last couple years of financial downturns. As a business owner in the fire and security space, it helps to keep these in mind when considering the value of your business and its potential sale. Let’s look closer at them to understand their appeal to investors.
It’s Hard to Beat Recurring Revenue You Can Rely On Each Month
Fire safety systems need to be inspected and maintained on a regular basis to remain reliable. These recurring services are often on a monthly, semi-annual, or annual basis. Owners of fire safety companies know they can rely on these rotating services to generate steady revenue each month. When you add installations, repairs, and other additional services to these, each month is sure to bring in more money than the inspections promise.
Knowing that some of your cash flow is certain each quarter is just as appealing to investors as it is to the owners! The scheduled inspections of fire extinguishers and fire suppression systems keep money flowing in and provide frequent touchpoints with customers. This promises investors in your company a dependable source of income over time.
Fire Safety Companies Are Essential, So Every Business Needs Them
Fire safety companies are essential for businesses to remain compliant with fire codes and regulations. Every type of business, from restaurants to office centers, has specific fire safety requirements it must meet. If businesses don’t meet these requirements, they can risk heavy fines and losing insurance coverage. They also put their building occupants in danger.
Because fires can start any time, regardless of if anyone is in the building, the safety system requirements do not “pause” if a building is empty. While there may be different requirements based on the occupancy of a space, there are basic systems that must always be in operation. Even through the worst times of the COVID-19 pandemic, fire codes remained important. This meant fire safety companies stayed open and operating.
By necessity, fire safety services will always be in demand. This ensures that fire safety companies can count on customers, and their investors can count on business as usual.
Safety and Security Companies are an Important Part of Future Trends
Fire safety and security professionals are always looking for new and innovative solutions to persistent hazards. Because of this, fire safety companies are quick to change with the times to incorporate new technology into their systems. This is especially clear in security integration companies and in fire alarm systems. Sometimes fire and security professionals are the first ones to test the use of new technology for public safety.
This attitude of perpetual learning and improvement in the fire protection industry creates a unique opportunity for investors. It gives them the chance to profit from advancements in technology in a stable environment. Because these new systems are being used in a safety capacity, they are more carefully tested before they’re rolled out to customers. They become specialty offerings for a while before they become part of the core catalog of products and services. This means the companies offering them continue to have stable income through their recurring fire safety services while testing new ones.
By investing in fire safety companies, buyers can invest their money into a growing industry. Through them, they can capitalize on their potential to provide high returns over time. Even if you are not integrating the latest trends into your fire protection company, you can still be a strong option for an investor.
In today’s fire and security acquisitions market, industry leaders will buy a few companies in the same area around the same time. They do this so they can offer comprehensive services and beat the local competition. If you have a thriving fire protection company, you are an attractive option for an investor. If you haven’t integrated the latest trends, you can still be a good option for an investor looking into combining a few fire and security companies.
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We know that investors love fire safety companies, and we also know why! That is because Rory Russell, managing owner of Acquisition and Funding Services, has been helping fire safety owners for over 30 years. His experience allows him to maintain current knowledge of what investors want. He then uses this to help owners position their businesses in the best way possible before selling.
If you’re ready to speak with investors and interested buyers about your company, start by requesting a free valuation today! You can fill out our form here or call Rory directly with your questions at 800-354-3863.