Resolver Raises $20M For Acquisitions

Author: Brian Karas, Published on Jun 29, 2017

Resolver has closed a $20M funding round, and has several acquisition targets lined up already.

Industry people might better now Resolver from PPM 2000, who Resolver acquired in 2016 (see our Resolver / PPM 2000 Profile).

Executives from the company provided IPVM with additional details on the funding and how it will be used to grow Resolver's business. In this report we outline Resolver's plans for their new funding, and analyze other recent industry acquisition trends.

*********** ****** * $*** ******* *****, *** *** ******* *********** targets ***** ** *******.

******** ****** ***** ****** *** ******** **** *** ****, *** Resolver ******** ** **** (*** *********** / *** **** *******).

********** **** *** ******* ******** **** **** ********** ******* ** the ******* *** *** ** **** ** **** ** **** Resolver's ********. ** **** ****** ** ******* ********'* ***** *** their *** *******, *** ******* ***** ****** ******** *********** ******.

[***************]

Funding *******

******** ********* * $*** ******* *****, *** ** *** **** ** ****,***** *******, **** *** ********** ****** *** *******. **** ****** ********'* total ******* ** ~$***, *** ******** ** ***** *** **** from *****.

******** ******* ~$*** ** ****** *******, ** * $*** ***** could ** ***** *********** *** ***** ******.

Acquisition's ******* ** ********

*** ******* **** ***** ***** *********** **** ****** ** ********* within *** **** ****, ** ************ *** **** ******* ** advance ** *** ******* ****** **. ********** *********** *********** *** ongoing ** ****, *** *** ******* **** *** $*** ******* round ****** ***** ***** ********** ************ ** ****, ****** *** initial *** ** ****** *** ** *** *******.

** ******* **** ******** ** *** *********** *******, ** *** they ***** *** **** ********'* ******* ****, ***** **** ** say **** **** ***** ******** *********, *** *** ******* ** not ********* ******** ******** *******.

Additional ****** ********

***** **** *** ******** ********* ********** **** *** ************, *** $20M ******* ** *** ****** ** ** **** *** ****** headcount ** *** ******** ******** *****. ********* ** ********'* *** they *** **** **** ******** *********, *** **** ** **** headcount ****** ******* ******* ** ***** *****.

$50M ******* ****

********'* *** ****** **** *** ******** *********, **** **** ******* growth, ****** *** ******** ** * $*** ******* **** ** 2018, ***** ***** ** ******* ****** ***** ******* *******.

Consolidation *********

********'* ******* ************ ****** * ****** ** ***** ******** ******** acquisitions, ******* **** *** ** ** *****.****** ******** ** ****(** ******),********** *** **** ******* ************** *** **** **** (** ******),***** *** ******** *********'* ***** ********,******** ***** *** ******** *** $****(** ******)******** ***** ******** *** $****(** ******),********** ******** ***, *** **** ** ***** ** ***** ********* **** *** in ************ ** **** ** ******* ******** *****, ** ****** operations.

**** ******** ** * **** ** *** ******** ********, ** various ************ *** ******** ****** ***** ** ** ****** ******, or **********. ******* ** ***** ************ *** ********* ** ****-**-***-****** trends, ***** **** **** **** ********* **** **********, ** ****** towards "********" ********* ******* ** ********* ********* ** ************* ********** combine ********. ** ********** **** *** ********* ** **** **** bring ***** ********** ************, ************ ** ** ********* ******** ** see *** ******** ******** ** * ******* ****** ** *****.

Comments (2)

* ******* **** *** ** * ***** **** *** ****** by *********** ** *** ****** *****. *** **** ** ******* to ****** *** ************, *** **** ** *** ********** ****.

*. ***** *** * ****** ** ******* (*** $* ***), owner-operators **** *** ******* *** ** ****

** **** *****-********* *** ******** ** ***, *** ******** **********, they *** ******* ** **** *** ***** ******* *****, *** business. **** *****-********* *** ******* ******* **** ************* **** *** exit ********, **** **, **** ** *** **** ** **** out ** *** ********. ******* ** ****, **** ***** ********** are ****** ** ** ******** **** *** **** *-* *****.

*. ********* *********** **** *** ********, *** ** **** ** lower ******** ** ***** **** **** ******, ** ******* ****** margins

**** ****** ** ****** ********** ***** ********* ** ****** **** an ****** *******, ***** *** **** ***, ***********, ******** **** the ****** *****. ** * ******, *********** ** *********, ******** profit ******* *** ********** ****** *****. ************* ***** ** ********** in ********* *** *********** ** ********** *********** *****, ********** ****** segment ********* ** **** ** ******* **************. ************, **** **** position *** **** *********** ********* ** '***** **' ***** *** industry **** **** ***.

*. ************* **** ********* *** ****** ** *** **** ****

***** ** * *** ** ********** ********* ** *** ********, as ******* *****. ************* **** ***** ***** ********* ** ******** the ****** ** ******* ** * ***** ******. ***** **** can ** ****** ** ***, ******** ***********, * ***** ***** that ** **** *********** **** *** *** ****** ***** *** creates ********* *** ******** *******. ************* **** ****, *** ******* operational ************, ******** ******* *** ******* ******* ****** ********* ** a ***** ****** ** ******.

*. ***** ** ********** *****, ******** **** ******* ************** ** investments

*** **** ** ***** ** ***, *********. ***** *** **** and **** ********* ******* **** *** ****** ***** ** ******** avenues ** *** ***********. ***** ******* ****** ** ***** **** of ***** ** ***** *********, *** ********* ***** ** *******. While *** ***** **** * ***** ******** **** ***** ** a ******* ******, ** ******** ****, ***** ** ****** ** upside.

* ** ******* **** ***** ** *********** *********** **** *** next *-* ***** *** ****** ** ***********. *** *** **** be *********.

****** - ******** **** ********* ************* ** ****** *********, * ******** ** ********* ************ ********.

Login to read this IPVM report.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

Related Reports

US DARPA Investing $2 Billion In AI on Sep 11, 2018
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is granting more than $2 Billion to companies developing new AI technologies. The money...
Stanley Security Acquires 3xLogic, Kushner Becomes Product President on Sep 10, 2018
Stanley Security acquired 3xLogic a few months ago. However, the company has still not officially publicly announced it, leading many to wonder...
$25 Million US COPS SVPP School Security Funding Examined on Jul 24, 2018
The US Congress has authorized the School Violence Prevention Program (SVPP) to fund various security measures and training to mitigate active...
Directory of Video Surveillance Startups on Jul 18, 2018
This directory provides a list of video surveillance startups to help you see and research what companies are new or not yet broadly known entity...
Arecont Acquisition By Costar on Jul 11, 2018
Arecont Vision acquisition by Costar Technologies has been approved by the court, concluding the bankruptcy process triggered by Arecont's...
Eastern and SavvyTech Merge, Form ENS, Targets ADI on Jul 09, 2018
ADI, ENS is coming for you. Or, at least, they hope. Two US distributors, NY based EasternCCTV and California based SavvyTech have merged, to...
New Top Bidder, Arecont Goes To Auction on Jul 05, 2018
$10 million cash will not be enough to buy Arecont. Though Arecont signed a purchase agreement with a turnaround specialist, a rival video...
Simplisafe Acquired At $1 Billion Valuation on Jun 29, 2018
Simplisafe, the competitor alarm monitoring companies historically most love to hate, has been acquired by a mega private equity firm for a $1...
Allegion Acquires Isonas on Jun 29, 2018
Isonas failed to 'revolutionize' access control as they regularly claimed. Now, nearly 20 years after their founding, they are being acquired by...
Pelco Is For Sale on Jun 27, 2018
Pelco is for sale, being shopped by an investment bank, IPVM has confirmed from multiple sources. The company, acquired by Schneider Electric in...

Most Recent Industry Reports

Alexa Guard Expands Amazon's Security Offerings, Boosts ADT's Stock on Sep 21, 2018
Amazon is expanding their security offerings yet again, this time with Alexa Guard that delivers security audio analytics and a virtual "Fake...
UTC, Owner of Lenel, Acquires S2 on Sep 20, 2018
UTC now owns two of the biggest access control providers, one of integrator's most hated access control platforms, Lenel, and one of their...
BluePoint Aims To Bring Life-Safety Mind-Set To Police Pull Stations on Sep 20, 2018
Fire alarm pull stations are commonplace but police ones are not. A self-funded startup, BluePoint Alert Solutions is aiming to make police pull...
SIA Plays Dumb On OEMs And Hikua Ban on Sep 20, 2018
OEMs widely pretend to be 'manufacturers', deceiving their customers and putting them at risk for cybersecurity attacks and, soon, violation of US...
Axis Vs. Hikvision IR PTZ Shootout on Sep 20, 2018
Hikvision has their high-end dual-sensor DarkfighterX. Axis has their high-end concealed IR Q6125-LE. Which is better? We bought both and tested...
Avigilon Announces AI-Powered H5 Camera Development on Sep 19, 2018
Avigilon will be showcasing "next-generation AI" at next week's ASIS GSX. In an atypical move, the company is not actually releasing these...
Favorite Request-to-Exit (RTE) Manufacturers 2018 on Sep 19, 2018
Request To Exit devices like motion sensors and lock releasing push-buttons are a part of almost every access install, but who makes the equipment...
25% China Tariffs Finalized For 2019, 10% Start Now, Includes Select Video Surveillance on Sep 18, 2018
A surprise move: In July, when the most recent tariff round was first announced, the tariffs were only scheduled for 10%. However, now, the US...
Central Stations Face Off Against NFPA On Fire Monitoring on Sep 18, 2018
Central stations are facing off against the NFPA over what they call anti-competitive language in NFPA 72, the standard that covers fire alarms....
Hikvision USA Starts Layoffs on Sep 18, 2018
Hikvision USA has started layoffs, just weeks after the US government ban was passed into law. Inside this note, we examine: The important...

The world's leading video surveillance information source, IPVM provides the best reporting, testing and training for 10,000+ members globally. Dedicated to independent and objective information, we uniquely refuse any and all advertisements, sponsorship and consulting from manufacturers.

About | FAQ | Contact