ADI To Be Spun Out of Honeywell

Author: John Honovich, Published on Oct 10, 2017

Honeywell has announced it will spin off ADI and its Home products division into a new public company.

This is a big move for the mega-security distributor ADI, whose power at promoting products is a significant industry force.

In this note, we examine Honeywell's plans, how it can impact ADI, Honeywell's security products and the overall security market.

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