Securitas has announced the acquisition of Allcoopers Ltd and its subsidiaries. Founded in 1987 and with annual sales of approximately £7 million, Allcooper Group specialises in the installation, maintenance and monitoring of a wide range of security and fire systems. It operates from bases in Gloucestershire, the West Midlands and London with a complement of around 100 employees.
Allcooper’s expertise in electronic security and its portfolio of long-term customers will provide excellent support in Securitas’ pursuit of its strategic objectives.
As part of the Securitas Group, Allcooper – which is valued at £6 million – will continue to deliver professional security services to clients in the UK and will operate under the Securitas brand by the end of 2019.
“The Allcooper Group has been a valued trading partner of Securitas UK for several years and this acquisition further strengthens our portfolio as we continue to build electronic security services as part of our Vision 2020 strategy.” explained Brian Riis Nielsen, country president for Securitas UK.
Roman Cooper, Allcooper Group’s service director, added: “This is a fantastic opportunity for Allcooper Group clients and employees. Both organisations are at the forefront of the latest industry trends and technology and there are huge opportunities for development and growth.”