FLIR Buys Point Grey For $253M

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Oct 04, 2016

FLIR's acquisition streak continues, announcing an acquisition of Point Grey Research for $253M in cash.

Other notable FLIR deals include:

However, this deal is different than those acquisitions. In this report, we share our discussion with FLIR on how this acquisition will fit into FLIR and potentially impact their security products.

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