Tyco International Ltd is a Switzerland-based holding company of Tyco Group. The Tyco Group (the Group) is a diversifies, global provider of diversified products ranging from electronic security and alarm monitoring to fire-fighting equipment and breathing apparatus, water purification and flow control solutions. The Company diversifies its activities into three segments: Tyco Security Solutions; Tyco Fire Protection and Tyco Flow Control. The Tyco Security Solutions segment designs, sells, installs, services and monitors electronic security systems, as well as designs, manufactures and sells security products. The Tyco Fire Protection segment designs, manufactures, sells, installs and services fire detection and fire suppression systems, among others. The Tyco Flow Control segment designs, manufactures, sells and services valves, pipes, fittings, automation and controls, valve automation and heat tracing products for various industries.