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Achtung! AVI-SPL Is Expanding to Germany
Responding to demand to support global enterprise organizations in Germany, AVI-SPL is opening an office in Frankfurt. It's the first major strategic advancement for the integration firm since it was acquired by a global private equity firm this year.

Belden Boosts Broadcast Credibility, Acquires General Cable’s Gepco Brand
By acquiring Gepco and its fiber-optic signal transmission solutions which are embedded in the broadcast market Belden aims to bolster Belden Broadcast AV. It plans to release advanced 4K HDBaseT cabling and connectivity solution later in 2016.

The Commercial Integrator’s Dilemma: Do I Sell or Do I Grow?
The economy is changing, technology is evolving and standing still is not an option. The owners of mid-market commercial integration firms must choose between several financial paths, including investment in growth, engaging in M&A activity and cashing in.

People & Places: Solarfective Products Limited Acquired by Legrand
CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: Legrand announces that it has acquired Solarfective Products Limited, expanding its shading portfolio to commercial markets, Roland joins forces with V-MODA, AVAD announces new leadership roles and hires, and more.

Legrand Acquires Solarfective, Expands Shading Portfolio to Commercial Markets
Through the addition of Solarfective’s products and expertise, Legrand customers will have access to advanced shading and lighting control solutions that meet the demanding requirements of codes and high-performance buildings.

Cambridge Sound Management Acquires Dynasound, Aims to Expand Services and Solutions
By integrating Dynasound’s effective products, dedicated partners, and industry experts into its proven sound masking business model, Cambridge Sound Management will be well positioned to further expand customer and channel support services and launch a new generation of solutions.

Why the AV Industry has Venture Capitalists Seeing Dollar Signs
Investors are beginning to realize that serious money can be made in the AV industry.

People & Places: Verrex Acquired by Five Crowns Capital, Strengthens Integrator’s Reach
CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: private equity investors Five Crowns Capital acquires Verrex, Biamp expands its product management and global sales teams, AVI-SPL employees receive hearing loop certification from Listen Technologies, and more.

Verrex Acquired: 8 Lessons for Others Looking to Sell
Tom Berry Jr., third-generation head of the family-run integration firm, discusses why he didn’t sell to another integration firm, how the additional capital will fuel future growth and the long, arduous due diligence process.

EXCLUSIVE: Verrex Acquired by Private Equity Investors Five Crowns Capital
After nearly a decade of due diligence, Tom Berry Jr. closes a deal that he says strengthens the integraiton firm's reach, ability to compete for large-scale corporate AV projects around the world without sacrificing family-run leadership.



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