Open Options Acquired By ACRE

By Brian Rhodes, Published Dec 17, 2018, 03:46pm EST (Info+)

ACRE is doing deals again. A year after they sold Mercury, they are buying another access control company - Open Options.

In this note, we examine the acquisition, Open Option's revenue, and valuation as well as how it will likely fit with ACRE overall.

ACRE ********

*** ******* ****** **** ******* ******, ** ********* ******* *******, ******* recognized *** ****** *** ** ******. As ***** ** ******** ******* ******** ******** ********** ****** ***** **** *********,

****** **** ********* **********, **** **** more ** * ******* ******* *** growing ** ********* ******** **********, ********* those **** *** **** *****.

*** *******, ** *** ***** *******, has ******* **** ***** **** ****** and **** ******* *** ******* *** * *********** ******. ****'* ***** brands ******* ******* ********, **********, ***, *** ******.

Open ******* ********

**** ******* ** * ** (*****) access ******* ******** *****-**** **** ***** systems ** ********** *********. *** ********'* management ****** ** *** ******, *** the ******** ********** *** ********** **** ******* ************ ******, *** ********/****** ***********.

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*** ******* ***** ** * ******** of *****-***** ********** ********* ** **** but **** ******* ****** *********** **** SecureNet *** ******** ** ********** ** ****.

Revenue *** *********** *****

**** ******* ******* ** ~$** *******, according ** ****'* ************ ** *** Imperial ******* **********, ***** *****:

*** *********** ***** *** *** ********* but ** ***** ****** ** ** be ****** (** *** $** - $60 ******* *****) ***** ****'* ********* conservative ********.

Operating ********** **** ***** **** ******

****** **** ****** **** ******* **** the ******** '********** ******' *****, *** expectation ** ** ******** ********* *** company ** * *****-*****.

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** **** ** ******* ** ** a ******** *******.  **’** **** *** back ****** ********* *********.

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Market ******

**** ******* ****** ** **** **** the ***********. ***** *** ******* *** been *********** ** ******* ********* *** brand *********** ******* *** **** ***** base, **** ******** *** ******* **** funding *** *********.

****'* ******** ********** ******** ****** *** *** *** ****** *** ***** ********* *** ****** ***** **** ******** **** Options **-******* *********/*** ***** ******. *** acquisition ***** ** *** ***** ** the ****** ********** ******* ** **** Option's ******* ******* ******** ****** [**** no ****** *********], *** ****** * significant ********** ***, ********* ** ******* IPVM *******.

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Link to Open Options CEO Steve Fisher memo on the deal.

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