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Looking at the Monitronics acquisition

What does Ascent’s $1.2b investment in security mean?
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12/22/2010

YARMOUTH, Maine—Santa Monica, Calif.-based Ascent Media Corporation announced Dec. 17 it had bought Monitronics International, one of the largest third party monitoring companies in the U.S. with more than 650,000 accounts, in a deal worth $1.2 billion.
While many of the finer details of the deal are as yet unrevealed, industry observers have come forward to discuss the information made publicly available in a Dec. 20 Ascent investor call.

Monitronics rated Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

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12/17/2010

DALLAS—Following closely upon its reception of an Excellence in Best Practices Award from Frost & Sullivan, Monitronics has picked up the Company of the Year Award from the market research company. This is the second year Monitronics has been so honored by Frost & Sullivan.
What are they doing right?

Monitronics honored by Frost & Sullivan

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11/23/2010

SAN ANTONIO—Monitronics on Nov. 16 received 2010 Excellence in Best Practices Award from research company Frost & Sullivan at its annual awards banquet, held here.