A number of Avigilon investors and analysts have asked us about the potential for Avigilon to be bought out / taken over.
Basically, with the stock price down so far (60%+ since the peak last year), the idea here is that Avigilon is now very 'cheap' and would be quite attractive to large companies wanting to expand into or within the security industry.
In this note we:
- Examine Avigilon's management barriers to a buyout
- Compare Canon / Axis to an Avigilon acquisition
- Assess the potential for a Chinese acquirer