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Mergers & Acquisitions

AV M&A

Expect AV M&A Activity to Continue Brisk Pace—Even During and After Pandemic

Fragmented AV integration industry creates opportunities for companies to cherry-pick geographies and skills they want to add to deliver complete solutions.

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Verizon to Acquire Videoconferencing Platform BlueJeans

Telecommunication giant Verizon is acquiring videoconferencing platform BlueJeans just as demand remote communication use skyrockets due to COVID-19.

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This Was the Biggest Week Ever for Pro AV Acquisitions & Mergers: Hear the Story of How it all Happened

On ep. 91 of AV+, industry journalist Craig MacCormack tells us about how the biggest merger deals in pro AV history happened within 24 hours of each other.

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AV Acquisitions in 2019 Outpaced Last Year with About 60% More M&A Stories

We wrote 60% more audio visual acquisitions stories this year than in 2018. That is an astounding number which we think is very telling.

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State of the Industry 2020: Global Growth & Acquisitions

Two more AV Industry trends affecting integrators’ ability to grow in the new decade: expanding globally and being acquired/making acquisitions.

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Conference Technologies, Inc. Acquires Comprehensive Technical Group

CTI’s second acquisition of 2019 helps the company establish a presence in Georgia while building the overall employee count to more than 500 people.

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Spinitar Acquires Drake Systems Group as Step into Healthcare AV Market

Spinitar acquisition of Drake Systems Group helps Spinitar improve its standing in one of the AV industry’s fastest-growing vertical markets.

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AVI-SPL Acquisition of Digital Video Networks: The Inside Scoop

How a lucky seat on a flight to InfoComm led to AVI-SPL’s acquisition of Digital Video Networks — and, yes, John Zettel addresses the $1 billion question.

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Industry’s Largest Integrator, AVI-SPL, Just Got Bigger with Acquisition of Digital Video Networks

AVI-SPL acquisition of Digital Video Networks will enhance the industry’s largest AV integrator’s presence in the Southwest while opening product offerings.

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Lone Star Communications Acquires Advanced Communications & Cabling, Continues Strategic Expansion

On the heels of purchasing ArCom, Lone Star Communications acquires Advanced Communications and Cabling, taking another strategic regional expansion step.

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