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Securitas acquires electronic security company in Chile

Securitas strengthens its operations in Chile by acquiring the electronic security company JC Ingeniería. Enterprise value is estimated to MSEK 26 (MCLP 2 049).

03 October 2016 09:00

JC Ingeniería is operating in the fire alarm and surveillance systems area, including design, surveillance and maintenance. The company is focusing on designing, engineering and installing integrated security systems. The company, with 56 employees and annual sales of approximately MSEK 22 (MCLP 1 750) has national coverage but with focus on the area of Santiago de Chile.

Securitas has a strong position in Chile, being one of the two leading security services companies in the country. With the acquisition of JC Ingeniería, Securitas Chile will expand in the electronic security area and become a strong actor also in fire surveillance.

The acquisition is consolidated in Securitas as of October 3, 2016.

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Information: Gisela Lindstrand, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Securitas AB, mobile +46 70 287 8662, or email

Securitas is a global knowledge leader in security. We base our security solutions on customer-specific needs through different combinations of on-site, mobile and remote guarding, electronic security, fire and safety and corporate risk management. Everywhere from small stores to airports, our 330 000 employees are making a difference.

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