Securitas kicks off 2018 with a trio of acquisitions

Securitas is already strengthening its global position in 2018 with the acquisition of three electronic security technology companies, Süddeutsche Bewachung in Germany, Automatic Alarm in France and Johnson & Thomson in Hong Kong.

Firstly in Germany, Securitas has acquired all shares in the security solutions company Süddeutsche Bewachung. The company offers on-site, mobile and remote guarding in the Rhein-Neckar area in the south-west of Germany, with headquarter located in Mannheim. With this acquisition, Securitas strengthens its position in this area of Germany.

In France, Securitas has acquired all shares in the electronic security company Automatic Alarm which is a nation-wide system integrator and installer of electronic security solutions, including intruder systems, video surveillance and access control, with multi-year maintenance contracts.

“ This major acquisition positions Securitas as a significant player within electronic security and it strengthens us as the market leader in France”, says Securitas President and CEO Alf Göransson.

Finally, Securitas has acquired the technology and installations company Johnson & Thompson in Hong Kong. With this acquisition, Securitas strengthens its position to deliver value added security solutions to customers in Hong Kong. Johnson & Thompson is a monitoring, maintenance and installation company focused on the retail and mid-sized corporate market in Hong Kong. All three acquisitions are consolidated in Securitas as of January 2, 2018