In Apollo Global Management's (NYSE: APO) first move in the home security space, the firm is buying and merging private equity-backed security companies Protection 1 and ASG Security.

Protection 1, headquartered in Romeoville, Illinois, provides security alarm monitoring in the U.S. The company installs, maintains and monitors security systems for residential and commercial customers.

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