Louisiana, Kentucky and Michigan dealers announce acquisitions

Pelican Security, Sonitrol of Lexington and Guardian Alarms expanding their regional footprints


In separate statements released on Wednesday, it was announced that Louisiana-based Pelican Security, Kentucky-based Sonitrol of Lexington and Michigan-based Guardian Alarms have acquired other dealers in their respective territories.

According to Davis Mergers and Acquisitions Group, which handled the transactions, Pelican Security has acquired Alarm & Security Technologies of Covington, La.; Sonitrol of Lexington has acquired Safety Services Inc. in Independence, Ky., and Guardian Alarms has acquired TAS Telephone Alarm Systems Inc. in Lansing, Mich.

Timothy Joubert, the founder and president of Alarm & Security Technologies will be retiring, but his staff will remain with Pelican Security, according to a statement. The owner and employees of Safety Services will be joining Sonitrol of Lexington and it was also announced that most of the employees of TAS have joined Guardian.