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Johnson Controls and Tyco Merge

Merger FAQ

The following are answers to certain questions you may have regarding the Johnson Controls Tyco merger. Please refer to the full Form S-4 document for further questions and answers and more detailed information. 

Q:  WHY DID THE TWO COMPANIES MERGE?


A:  The combination of Johnson Controls and Tyco brings together the complementary strengths of two great companies – Tyco’s world-class fire, security, life safety and services business with Johnson Controls’ building products, technology, integrated solutions and energy storage. This merger brings together best-in-class technologies, products, installation and service capabilities across building management, fire, security, sensors/controls, HVAC, industrial refrigeration and energy storage solutions.


Q:  WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE COMBINED COMPANY?


A:  The company name is Johnson Controls International plc. Back to top


Q:  WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THIS MERGER TO TYCO CUSTOMERS? JOHNSON CONTROL CUSTOMERS?


A:  This merger brings together best-in-class product, technology and service capabilities across building management, fire, security, sensors/controls, HVAC, industrial refrigeration and energy storage Solutions, to better serve our customers including large institutions, commercial buildings, retail, industrial, small business and residential.

Johnson Controls and Tyco have highly complementary businesses, which enable the combined company to offer comprehensive and innovative building technology solutions to even more customers globally. Johnson Controls and Tyco are linking complementary branch networks and independent channels to best serve customers around the world. Back to top


Q:  THIS MERGER APPEARS TO BE AN INVESTMENT IN BUILDING PLATFORMS, SO HOW DOES THIS CHANGE THE JOHNSON CONTROLS COMMITMENT TO ENERGY AS A STRATEGIC GROWTH PLATFORM?


A:  We remain committed to energy as a strategic growth platform. Power Solutions is an important core business in which we continue to invest and we expect to expand as well. Back to top


Q:  WHO IS TYCO?


A:  Tyco, headquartered in Cork, Ireland, is the world’s largest dedicated fire protection, life safety and security company. Its 57,000 employees in more than 900 locations take a consultative approach to deliver tailored, industry-specific solutions, and its global reach allows it to anticipate changes across geographies and industries, and deploy the right solutions rapidly. Back to top


Q:  WHO IS JOHNSON CONTROLS?


A:  Johnson Controls is a global technology and industrial leader, serving customers in more than 150 countries. Since our invention of the first electric room thermostat in 1885, we’ve been committed to delivering innovative products that help the world run smoothly, smartly, simply and safely. Our global employees specialize in the following areas:

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