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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.

October 5-8 is First Alert Convention

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SSN Staff  - 
10/01/2006

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.

Sonitrol buy sews up Capital region

SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

BERWYN, Pa.--Sonitrol's latest franchise purchase solidifies the company's presence in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast and specifically connects the economically intertwined Baltimore-Washington corridor.

Alarm Financial services offers dealers no-account-buy funding

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09/01/2006

SAN FRANCISCO-Alarm dealers who want financing for acquisitions and debt consolidations, but do not want to sell off accounts, can check out a new financing program announced in July by Alarm Financial Services.
Aimed at dealers seeking loans of $150,000 to $1 million, the program includes term loans up to 60 months as well as revolving lines of credit.

Former TSU president indicted

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SSN Staff  - 
09/01/2006

HOUSTON, Texas--Former Texas Southern University President Priscilla Slade was indicted Aug. 1 on charges of misusing school funds for personal expenses, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Alarm.com sponsors safety week

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09/01/2006

MCLEAN, Va.--Thanks to sponsorship from wireless, web-enabled security provider Alarm.

VOXCOM's growth steady since IPO

Acquired 1,100 Toronto accounts in July, 800 more in August
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09/01/2006

EDMONTON, Alberta--VOXCOM Income Fund, a major player in the Canadian residential security market, completed the purchase of an unnamed Toronto-based alarm company on July 24.
And on August 8, the company added another 800 accounts, purchased from an unnamed Alberta-based alarm company.

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