BSIA issues guidelines on minimising connected security systems’ exposure to digital sabotage

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published a summary of current guidelines to minimise the exposure to digital sabotage of network-connected equipment, software and systems used in electronic security. ‘Cyber Secure It’ – Best Practice Guidelines...
Posted On 14 Jan 2019

Securitas acquires New York-based aviation security company Global Elite Group

Securitas Transport Aviation Services USA has acquired Global Elite Group, a leading security services provider to the aviation industry in the US. The purchase price is approximately US$22 million contingent upon reaching certain targets. Global Elite Group is based in Garden...
Posted On 11 Jan 2019
Peter Karlströmer

Peter Karlströmer appointed divisional president for Security Services Europe at Securitas

Peter Karlströmer has been appointed divisional president for Security Services Europe at Securitas and also becomes a member of Securitas Group Management. Karlströmer is due to start his new role no later than 4 March 2019. Karlströmer joins Securitas from Cisco Systems where...
Posted On 19 Dec 2018

British Security Industry Association unveils plans for 2019 British Security Awards

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has launched the British Security Awards for 2019. With the ceremony scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10 July at The Marriot Hotel on Grosvenor Square in London, the British Security Awards will celebrate the achievements made...
Posted On 10 Dec 2018

Financial report for January-September 2018 at Securitas highlights “strong market momentum”

Securitas has issued its Interim Report covering the period January to September 2018. Total sales are MSEK 74 643, with an organic sales growth of 6%. Operating income before amortisation stands at MSEK 3 829. Operating margin is 5.1%. Earnings per share are SEK 6.24. Free cash...
Posted On 29 Oct 2018

Securitas acquires Oxford-based security solutions provider R&R Frontline Services

Securitas has announced its acquisition of R&R Frontline Services Ltd and R&R Frontline Services UK Ltd. As part of the Securitas Group, R&R Frontline Services Ltd and R&R Frontline Services UK Ltd will continue to deliver local, professional security services to...
Posted On 02 Oct 2018

Securitas Security Services (UK) moves to acquire Milton Keynes-based MK Group Security

Securitas Security Services UK Ltd (Securitas) has announced the acquisition of Milton Keynes Security Services Ltd and its associated companies, together trading as MK Group Security. Securitas has acquired the entire shareholdings in the MK Group Security companies, the...
Posted On 03 Sep 2018
Magnus Ahlqvist

“Strong organic sales growth” of 7% highlighted in Securitas’ Interim Report for January-June

For the period April to June 2018, total sales at Securitas were MSEK 25,466 (23,031), with organic sales growth standing at an impressive 7%. Operating income before amortisation was MSEK 1,286 (1,137). Operating margin for the period was 5%, with earnings per share at SEK 2.28....
Posted On 30 Jul 2018

Securitas attends British Forces Resettlement Services Careers Fair in Aldershot

Securitas UK attended the British Forces Resettlement Services (BFRS) Careers Fair in Aldershot on Thursday 24 May. Over 60 companies were in attendance on the day, including Royal Mail, Fujitsu, XPO Logistics and DHL. BFRS is a Community Interest Company: a social enterprise...
Posted On 29 May 2018
Magnus Ahlqvist

Securitas’ Interim Report for Q1 2018 highlights positive organic sales growth at 6%

Securitas has announced its financial results for January to March 2018. Total sales stand at MSEK 23 356 (22 491), with organic sales growth at 6% (4). Operating income before amortisation is MSEK 1 091 (1 056) and operating margin 4.7% (4.7). Earnings per share is SEK 1.89...
Posted On 02 May 2018