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PE ponders PERS

Edmonds: ‘capital providers’ join MAMA ranks
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10/23/2013

ST. LOUIS—There will be more transactions in the typically quiet PERS space over the next six to 12 months, and maybe even sooner, according to Henry Edmonds, president of The Edmonds Group, an investment bank here, which specializes in recurring-revenue businesses.

Life Alert sues Connect America, LifeWatch USA

PERS provider alleges trademark infringement, role in fraudulent telemarketing
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06/05/2013

LOS ANGELES—Life Alert, a leading provider of personal emergency response systems, has filed suit against competitors Connect America and LifeWatch USA, alleging they have been impersonating Life Alert through fraudulent “robo-calls” and other telemarketing to obtain new customers.

Rockbridge buys Connect America in third 'largest PERS deal ever'

Second security industry investment for Rockbridge Capital
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01/20/2011

DETROIT—It’s the third largest personal-emergency-response-system company purchase, and it bodes well for the PERS industry, according to Connect America president and CEO Ken Gross.