VMS Developer Lensec Acquired

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Aug 10, 2016

Independent VMS companies have been popular acquisition targets in the security industry the past few years (with Tyco acquiring Exacq, Canon acquiring Milestone, Panasonic acquiring Video Insight, OnSSi acquring Seetec, etc., etc.)

Now, Houston-based Lensec announced their acquisition by a Jordanian company JValley.

In this report we share feedback from our discussion with Lensec, examining this acquisition and the state of the market for independent VMS companies.

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