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Tyco International completes acquisition of Visonic Ltd., of Israel

Mark VanDover

Tyco International Ltd. announced on Dec. 6 that it has completed the acquisition of Visonic Ltd., a developer and manufacturer of electronic security systems and components, for approximately $100 million in cash. The acquisition was first announced on September 15.

A provider of advanced wireless technology for the security industry, Visonic's portfolio includes wireless communications technologies that offer increased range and secure communications. These technologies are in use in more than one million wireless installations around the world, says a news release issued by Tyco on Dec. 6.

"The addition of Visonic to the Tyco Security Products portfolio advances our strategy to provide our global customer base with broad-based, best-in-class security solutions," said Mark VanDover, president of Tyco Security Products. "The company's technological capabilities and strong presence in markets such as Europe enable us to further enhance the solutions and reach of our intrusion security portfolio." 

The Visonic business, which has annualized revenues of more $75 million, will be integrated into Tyco's security products unit, a global provider of access control, video and intrusion solutions.

 

 

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