AVWeek 305: Circle-ish

AVWeek 305: Circle-ish

Two mergers and acquisitions this week. Legrand announced the purchase of Milestone AV for $950 million. On Thursday, Semtech acquired AptoVision, the maker of the BluRiver chip used in video over IP products. We also look at a new reporter’s take on the AV industry.

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Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0011 – Change is Constant

Bradford’s Brain Balloons Column #0011 – Change is Constant

On July 28, 2017 Legrand announced that they are purchasing Milestone AV for US$950 million dollars. Legrand had made a press release and acquisition information available. The brands of Milestone are Chief, Da-Lite, Projecta, SANUS, and Vaddio. Currently Legrand owns at least 18 other brands in the infrastructure market.

Samsung and Harman look to cars, connected, and continuity

Samsung and Harman look to cars, connected, and continuity

It has been done. The announcement was a bit earlier in the year than I expected actually. Last week Samsung announced their acquisition of Harman had been completed. Harman stock was delisted on the NYSE as of March 13. It is complete. Within all the press release stuff, I want you to notice something.  Samsung’s … Read more

Control4 Acquires Triad Speakers, a Pioneer in High-End Audio Technology and Speaker Design

Control4 Acquires Triad Speakers, a Pioneer in High-End Audio Technology and Speaker Design

Acquisition brings Control4 industry-leading acoustics expertise and a full line of premium audio-speaker solutions. Salt Lake City, Utah – February 28, 2016, 6:30 am ET – Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading global provider of smart home solutions, today announced the acquisition of Triad Speakers, Inc., a leader in advanced audio technology with best-in-class, customizable … Read more