Securitas acquires security services business in Hawaii
Securitas has agreed to acquire the Hawaiian commercial business contracts and assets of the security services company Akal Security Incorporated. The purchase price is estimated to approximately MSEK 17 (MUSD 2).
The acquisition of these contracts and the addition of over 300 security officers will strengthen Securitas’ position as the market leader in security services in the State of Hawaii. With this acquisition, Securitas will employ over 2,700 employees in Hawaii.
The acquisition will be consolidated in Securitas AB as of February 20, 2009.
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Gisela Lindstrand, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs,
Securitas AB, mobile +46 70 287 8662
Securitas is a knowledge leader in security. By focusing on providing security solutions to fit each customer's needs, Securitas has achieved sustainable growth and profitability in more than 30 countries in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Everywhere from small stores to airports, our 250,000 employees are making a difference.
Securitas AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 15.00 (CET) on February 5, 2009