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.
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.
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.
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.
BOCA RATON, Fla--The Honeywell FirstAlert Professionals Convention will take place here at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Called Partners in Paradise, this year's convention will attract hundreds of First Alert's top dealers from around the nation.
IRVING, Texas--The National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association Chartered State Association Symposium on Oct. 22 will feature a discussion of best practices including information about: managing member retention initiatives, an apprenticeship program, and the Youth Scholarship Program.
CHELMSFORD, Mass.-In a deal that network video company Axis Communications says foreshadows deals yet to come, they have joined with TELMEX, a large Mexico-based telco, to sell network cameras to homeowners and small businesses in Latin America.
Some companies this year have discussed the benefit of moving from operating their own central stations to partnering with a third party monitoring center, including RFI Communications, Red Hawk Fire & Security and Comtronics. Will more companies switch to using wholesale centrals?