ASCMA - Ascent Capital Group, Inc.

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Ascent Capital Group, Inc.

5251 DTC Parkway
Suite 1000
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
United States

IndustrySecurity & Protection Services
Full Time Employees1,370

Key Executives

Mr. William R. FitzgeraldChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres1.27MN/A60
Mr. William E. NilesExec. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.687.84kN/A53
Mr. Jeffery R. GardnerEVP, Director, CEO of Monitronics International Inc and Pres of Monitronics International Inc935.12kN/A57
Mr. Fred Albert Graffam IIICFO & Sr. VPN/AN/A51
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Ascent Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., provides security alarm monitoring and related services to residential and business subscribers in the United States and Canada. The company provides monitoring services for alarm signals arising from burglaries, fires, medical alerts, and other events through security systems at customers' premises. It also offers home automation services, including remote activation and control of security systems, support for video monitoring, flood sensors, automated garage door and door lock capabilities, and thermostat integration; hands-free two-way interactive voice communication between its monitoring center and customers; and customer service and technical support related to home monitoring systems and HomeTouch. The company also provides maintenance and wholesale contract monitoring services to other security alarm companies for monitoring their accounts on a wholesale basis. It markets and sells its products through a network of authorized dealers. The company was formerly known as Ascent Media Corporation and changed its name to Ascent Capital Group, Inc. in July 2011. Ascent Capital Group, Inc. was incorporated in 2008 and is based in Greenwood Village, Colorado.

Corporate Governance

Ascent Capital Group, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of February 1, 2018 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.