Securitas Acquires Security Services Companies in Chicago, Illinois, USA

12 November 2010

Securitas has acquired the security services companies Security Professionals Inc. and Security Management Inc., based in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Enterprise value is estimated to MSEK 70 (MUSD 10.5).

Security Professionals and Security Management have combined annual sales of approximately MSEK 215 (MUSD 32) and approximately 1,000 employees. The companies, with presence in the Chicago area have balanced and diverse customer portfolios.

Securitas is today the largest supplier of security services in the Chicago area. With these acquisitions, Securitas will strengthen its position in this geographic market.

The acquisitions are consolidated in Securitas AB as of November 1, 2010.
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Information:

Gisela Lindstrand, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Securitas AB, phone +46 10 470 3011, mobile +46 70 287 8662, or email gisela.lindstrand@securitas.com