Arecont Costar Layoffs

By: John Honovich, Published on Jan 14, 2019

Arecont Vision, a Costar Company, has laid off more than 10% of their workforce in a move the company described to IPVM as a result of "important changes to better leverage the resources of our corporate parent".

In this note, we share Arecont / Costar's feedback to IPVM and analyze the outlook of the company, now a half year after they acquired Arecont and just weeks after Arecont's President resigned.

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Statement ********

******* ****** ****** ********* that ** ********* **** 'reduced', **** **** **% of ***** ~*** ********* and ******** *** ********* statement ** *** ****, in ******** ** ****'* inquiry:

******* ****** ****** ******* 2019 *******

******* ****** ****** *** made ***** ******* ***** we ******** *** ******* in **** ** * new ******** **** ** Costar ************, ***. **** an ********* ***** ** providing ********* ******** *******, we **** *********** *** processes, *****-******* *** *****, and ******* * *** customer-focused ******* ***** *** already ******** *** ************** for ******** ************.  ** are *** ******** ********’* advanced ************ ** ** hours, ** **** ***** the **** ***.

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** **********, * ***** employees *** * ***** engineer **** ********, ******** Arecont's ******* ***** / field ********. *** ******* did **** **** ** engineering ********* **** *** and **** **** **** more ***** ***** **** engineering.

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Outlook **********

**** *** ********* *********** for *******. * ******* going **** *** ****** out ** ********** **** ********** have ***** ********* ** many ********* *** ******** worry ***** *** ****** of *** ******* *** the ******** ** ****** their ********. ***, **** long **** ********* *** recent ********* **** ********'* abrupt ********* ******** ******* thereafter ** * ******, Arecont **** ******* **** to ******** ******** *** customers **** **** **** the ********* *** **** to **** ****** ******.

***** **** ************ ** synergies *** **************, ** will ** ********* **** Costar ************ *** ********** and ******* ** ***** rebuilding ***** ** ******* after * ********* ****.

Comments (2)

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*** **** ****** **** office ************* **** **** low ********** ***** ****** axed *** **** *******?

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