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.

Is Now a Good Time to Sell My Alarm Company?

Man in a grey suit holding a question mark and thinking about selling his alarm company

If you are hoping to maximize your profit and capitalize on the opportunity to sell your alarm company, timing the sale appropriately is imperative. You want to make sure your company is sold for top dollar, and keeping an eye on market and industry trends is key. Considering when to sell your alarm company? Wondering…
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Is It Time To Stop Reinvesting In My Alarm Business?

Business owners wondering if they should reinvest in their alarm business

“When should I stop investing in my alarm company?” “At what point do I stop upgrading my business and start planning my exit strategy?” These are two common questions we field from alarm business owners on a regular basis – and for good reason. They are tough questions to answer! The truth is, there’s no…
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Fire Alarm Business Valuations: How To Know How Much Your Fire Alarm Company is Worth

Fires Alarm Business Valuation

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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