Pyronix Announces Its Acquisition by Hikvision Irwin Mitchell's Corporate Team Advises On Deal 20.05.2016 David Shirt, Press Officer | 0161 838 3094 Pyronix, an award-winning security manufacturer focusing on intrusion alarm systems, has announced its acquisition by Hikvision. A multi-billion-dollar Chinese based company, Hikvision is the world’s largest video surveillance manufacturer. Julie Kenny CBE DL, founder of Pyronix, said: “This acquisition represents a huge opportunity for Pyronix, Rotherham, and the region. The foreign direct investment that this will bring to the UK will be huge. Hikvision has big plans for the growth of Pyronix and the continued development globally. In the last 15 years Hikvision has demonstrated what can be achieved in the video surveillance market. With this guidance, Pyronix can achieve great things in the global market place.” Jiang Feng Zhi, recently appointed chairman of Pyronix, commented on the acquisition: “These are exciting times for Pyronix and Hikvision as the two companies work together. Hikvision has plans for significant investment in the UK and particularly in its UK-based manufacturing, with plans to dramatically expand operations. We are delighted to welcome Pyronix to Hikvision group, and we look forward to growing the business through introduction of intruder alarm products to the global market.” Hikvision plans to apply Pyronix expertise and know-how in intrusion detection systems to its leading position in the video surveillance market. The result, says Sebastian Herrera, the chief executive officer of Pyronix, will mark the future of security systems: “Hikvision and Pyronix combined know-how will bring new advancements and innovative products to the market, converging two security technologies in video surveillance and intrusion detection.” Pyronix were advised by Matt Ainsworth and Michael Hall from the Corporate team at law firm Irwin Mitchell and PwC’s Paul Mankin and Stephen Pringle. Key contact Matt Ainsworth Partner +44 (0)771 134 8212 Email Matt Press contact David Shirt BLS PR Manager 0161 838 3094 Email David Related articles 20.02.2017Financial Conduct Authority And Prudential Regulation Authority Publish Decision Making Changes 15.02.2017Cocoon Aims To Secure £2.5m For Latest Expansion Drive 14.02.2017Serious Fraud Office - The Big Funding Debate 14.02.2017Inflation Rises As UK Feels Effect Of Weak Pound Post-Brexit Vote 10.02.2017Today's Court Of Appeal Ruling To Have Impact on Uber And Other Firms In 'The Gig Economy'