Would You Buy Arecont?

The company, not the products.

As we reported recently, FLIR seriously considered purchasing Arecont but bought ISD.

Arecont raised $80 million in debt a few years ago to pay their founders / execs but still is open to being acquired (of course, at the right price).

The company does have its strengths (its still one of the leaders in multi-imagers) but also its historical quality and reputation challenges.

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V.P. *****: Congratulations sirs, on your successful cash raise! Related, I wanted to put forth my strategy to counter the China threat; which shows how a re-invigorated Arecont can aggressively target the marketplace with a generous R&D budget and associated marketing, that will yield advanced, groundbreaking technology, which in turn will provide us a substantial revenue stream; and a clear path forward for the firm.

Head *******: That's interesting, but... what we're thinking is, China is unstoppable, the industry is shot; therefore instead of foolishly giving back our earnings by a plan such as yours, we will just shutdown everything except production and "milk it" for everything it's worth for a couple more years, or until somebody figures out how to slap 3 sensors in a single dome.

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