BarnesAssociates is an advisory and consulting firm that specializes in the security alarm industry. BarnesAssociates has advised on more than 260 alarm company acquisitions and financings with an aggregate transaction value in excess of $27 billion (including Apollo’s recent acquisition of ADT and Protection One). Their long-term history and focus on the security alarm industry, combined with the activities surrounding their services provides them with a highly broad and deep understanding of the industry’s players, growth and operating dynamic, performance envelope, flow of capital, and valuations.
BarnesAssociates also runs the industry’s largest performance benchmarking programs, where companies submit their data on a standardized basis. Read more about this program below.