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Five Pirates walk plank

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2006

NORWALK, Conn. --Pirate Capital, an activist hedge fund and major Brink's stockholder that in August sent a letter to Brink's suggesting the company put itself up for sale, hit some rough waters recently with employee attrition and an SEC inquiry.

ASG tops off branding

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2006

BELTSVILLE, Md.--ASG Security expects to complete a company-wide branding initiative by the end of the year by giving company vehicles and uniforms are being given a new look.

Rothman out front on GSM

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11/01/2006

BOCA RATON, Fla.--Calling it "truly a turning point in the alarm industry" Honeywell Security president Ron Rothman spent considerable time at October's First Alert Professional convention talking to the 270 dealers and the media about how the manufacturer's new GSM solution will comfortably and profitably carry dealers into the future.

Alarm.com teams up with SunRocket

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11/01/2006

MCLEAN, Va.--Wireless web-enabled security system provider Alarm.

ASG Plans to ring in 2007 with $2.5m in RMR

SSN Staff  - 
11/01/2006

BELTSVILLE, Md.--Having just completed its sixth acquisition of 2006, ASG Security executives say they expect to "open up some eyes" by year end by reaching $2.

Eight alarm cos get top rating

Brief
SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

WASHINGTON--Eight alarm companies received top rating for quality from consumer organization Washington Consumers' Checkbook, WTOP Radio reported.
Using data gathered from a customers' service survey and complaints filed with the Better Business Bureau, the group gave kudos to the following DC area companies: Allied Alarm Specialists, Alexandria, Va.

Pirate says Brink's should sell

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10/01/2006

NORWALK, Conn.--At about $57 per share, The Brink's Company stock is trading close to its 52-week high and is up $20 since mid-August 2005, but Pirate Capital, a hedge fund here, says shareholders still aren't getting the booty they deserve.

Protection One seeking alliances

Home security giant hires Pumpelly; Ginsburg says Pro One is ready to to build on success of five-year alliance with BellSouth
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10/01/2006

LAWRENCE, Kan.--Five years into a successful alliance with BellSouth, home security giant Protection One has created a new executive level position to oversee and create new strategic partnerships with other companies.

Alarm.com sponsors crime blog

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10/01/2006

VIENNA, Va.--Providing a community service, while reaching potential customers is the two-fold goal of Alarm.

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