• Securitas completes MK Group Security acquisition

    Securitas Security Services UK Ltd (Securitas) has confirmed its 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 expertise and customer portfolio of which its says will ‘perfectly complement’ the existing Securitas business.

    As part of the Securitas Group, MK Group Security will continue to deliver local, professional security services to clients and will transition to operate under the Securitas brand by end 2018.

    MK Group Security, founded in 1992, supplies security services in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas.

    With more than 90 employees, specialising in both static and mobile security services, MK Group Security operates from its operations hub in Milton Keynes, with a strong focus on the SME market.

    Securitas claims the deal means no other security provider layers six services: On-site, Mobile, Remote, Electronic security, Fire & Safety and Corporate Risk Management.

    The acquisition also sees Securitas continue to build its electronic alarm surveillance services and mobile security services for small and medium-sized businesses across the UK, as part of its Vision 2020 strategy.

    Peter Watson, Managing Director, MK Group Security, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for MK Group Security, for our officers and for our clients – Securitas is a leading global player in the security industry and there are huge opportunities for development and growth.”

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