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Tyco International To Acquire Broadview Security

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland and IRVING, Texas, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) and Brink's Home Security Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CFL) today announced a definitive agreement for Tyco to acquire Brink's Home Security Holdings, now operating as Broadview Security.  Following the closing of the transaction, Tyco intends to combine Broadview with Tyco's ADT security business. The cash and stock transaction is valued at $42.50 per share or approximately $2.0 billion. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company.

The transaction combines two of the premier companies in the North American residential and commercial security industry. Broadview Security is one of the leading monitored security companies in North America. ADT is the world's largest electronic security provider. Tyco intends to combine the two businesses under the ADT name.

Excluding transaction and integration-related expenses, Tyco expects the transaction to become accretive to earnings before special items by approximately $0.07 in the first full year after closing, increasing to approximately $0.14 in year two. The combination is expected to result in operating synergies of approximately $150 million.

"This transaction provides us the opportunity to further strengthen our position in the residential and commercial security industry, while advancing Tyco's overall strategy to increase its presence in its core security, fire and flow control platforms," said Tyco Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ed Breen.  "Broadview's strong presence in the North American security market, significant recurring revenue and attractive margins will enhance ADT's financial performance and support our long-term growth in this large, fragmented and highly competitive industry."

Bob Allen, President and Chief Executive Officer of Broadview said, "We are proud of all we have achieved as a company to increase our customer base, and to grow our revenue and income in a challenging economy.  We view this transaction as the culmination of these efforts, providing our shareholders with an attractive premium for their shares, including cash consideration and an opportunity to participate in the future growth of Tyco International."  
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