Securitas acquires security services company in France
Securitas has acquired the security services company Ferssa Group in France. Enterprise value is estimated to approximately MSEK 41 (MEUR 4).
Ferssa Group had in 2008 annual sales of approximately MSEK 176 (MEUR 17) and has approximately 900 employees. The customers are mainly in the retail and industry segments, mostly in the area of Paris and in Bordeaux and Lyon areas. Securitas is today the security services market leader in France. The acquisition will strengthen Securitas position in the French retail segment. The acquisition is consolidated in Securitas as of December 1, 2009. This press release is also available at: www.securitas.com Information: Gisela Lindstrand, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Securitas AB, phone +46 10 470 3011 or 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 40 countries in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Middle Eat and Africa. Everywhere from small stores to airports, our 240,000 employees are making a difference. Securitas AB discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instrumets Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication at 09.00 (CET) on November 20, 2009