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Security industry’s top 10 mergers & acquisitions of 2015

For the second year in a row, Canon made the biggest M&A move in the security marketplace in 2015. How could Canon top the industry shockwaves it created in 2014 when the Japanese giant acquired VMS company Milestone Systems? That’s easy: They bought Axis Communications for $2.8 billion in 2015.   Although the Canon-Axis deal grabbed the most headlines and was easily the most shocking M&A announcement of 2015, it was certainly not the only big news on the mergers...

NICE Systems Physical-Security Business Unit acquired by Battery Ventures

Through the acquisition, Battery Ventures has established an independently operating business named Qognify Battery Ventures, a global technology investment firm, announced recently that it has successfully completed the acquisition of Physical Security Business Unit (PSBU), formerly part of the security division of publicly listed NICE Systems. Through the acquisition, which was originally announced in August, Battery Ventures has established an independently operating busine...