Securitas Acquires Monitoring Company in Spain

31 December 2009

Securitas has acquired the monitoring company Tecniserv in Spain. With this acquisition, Securitas enters the alarm monitoring market in Spain. The enterprise value is estimated to MSEK 76 (MEUR 7).

Tecniserv has annual sales of approximately MSEK 54 (MEUR 5) and approximately 60 employees. The company operates in three areas: service of own connections portfolio, installation of new alarm systems and monitoring of third party connections. The majority of the customers are located in the Madrid area.

The acquisition will strengthen Securitas monitoring services' (also called Securitas Alert Services) operations in Europe.

The acquisition is consolidated in Securitas AB as of December 30, 2009.

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Gisela Lindstrand, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Securitas AB, phone +46 10 470 3011 or mobile +46 70 287 8662