Business transitions

Patterson Pope, a provider of records management, filing and storage systems in the Southeast, has acquired Central Business Group of Cincinnati.

Central Business Group will continue to operate under the company's name through its offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Dayton; Knoxville and Nashville; and Louisville and Lexington.

■ Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing has now officially become Frontier Nursing University.

Bates Security, a division of Sonitrol of Lexington, Inc., has acquired Bass Services and Winchester Security.

Bates Security also has hired Kierra Decker from Bass Services and Ken Tye from Winchester Security.

Compiled by Camille weber