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Allied Universal Completes Acquisition Of G4S Plc

Allied Universal, a security and facility services company in North America, is pleased to announce the acquisition of G4S plc. This acquisition is complete as Allied Universal has satisfied or waived all of the required offer conditions, including the required antitrust and regulatory approvals. At the offer price of 245p per G4S share, the acquisition value is £3.8bn. Customer-centric goals Allied Universal is currently the 3rd largest employer in North America and the 7th largest empl...

Allied Universal Appoints Mike Beregovsky To Look After Their Global Merger And Acquisition Activities

Allied Universal®, a security and facility services company in North America, recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as Chief Merger & Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy & Investor Relations. Danette Perkins has been promoted to President of Mergers & Acquisitions for North America. Beregovsky will be responsible for working with the company's executive leadership team to develop and execute the strategic direction for the organization to continue driving strong, consistent...

Allied Universal Announces The Appointment Of Tim Brandt As The Company’s Global Chief Financial Officer

Allied Universal, a global security and facility services company, based in North America, has recently hired Tim Brandt as the company's Global Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Brandt will lead the financial operations of the company and will focus on the upcoming acquisition and integration of G4S and the eventual IPO (initial public offering) of the newly consolidated company. Mergers and acquisitions specialist Tim specialized in mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings and public...

Allied Universal Acquires Security Integration To Expand Their Business In Northern California

Allied Universal®, a security and facility services company in North America, announces the acquisition of Security Integration, Inc. – a security systems company based in San Rafael, California. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Security Integration is an important step in our long-term strategic plan to leverage technology across our entire business footprint especially in Northern California,” said Steve Jones, Chairman & CEO of Allied Univer...

What Will Be The Biggest Security Trends In 2021?

We are several weeks into 2021, and it is already shaping up to be an eventful year. The happenings and trends from 2020 will likely carry over into the new year, but in a fast-moving industry such as ours, there will also be additional trends to watch. Looking toward the year ahead, we asked this week’s Expert Panel Roundtable: What will be the biggest security trends in 2021?

Caress Kennedy of Allied Universal Reappointed To The New York Board Supporting The Workforce Innovation And Opportunity Act

Allied Universal, a renowned security and facility services company in North America, announces the reappointment of Caress Kennedy to the New York board supporting the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which is part of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Board, in partnership with the Mayor, provides overall policy guidance and oversight on the implementation of WIOA in New York City. A member since 2014, Kennedy was reappointed to the board for the remainder of WIOA’s three...

Allied Universal Announces The Acquisition Of Atlanta-Based Security Company, SecurAmerica

Allied Universal, a globally renowned security and facility services company in North America, has announced the acquisition of SecurAmerica, a privately held, Atlanta, Georgia-based security company with 49 offices located throughout the United States of America. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. US-based, private security firm SecurAmerica was founded by Frank Argenbright, a Georgia entrepreneur who, over the past 40 years, has built both security and facilities management companies with...

Allied Universal Announces Massive Recruitment Drive To Hire 100+ Phoenix Area Security Professionals

Allied Universal, a globally renowned security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 100+ Phoenix area security professionals. Applicants are invited to drive up to the parking lot at the Clocktower Corporate Center, located at 7776 S. Pointe Parkway West in Phoenix, Arizona, on January 13, 2021 from 11 am to 4 pm to connect with hiring managers. Virtual interview process Allied Universal also employs a virtual interview process where applicants can complete the co...

Looking Back At 2020: Security Mergers And Acquisitions Continue Despite COVID-19

Consolidation continued in the physical security marketplace in the turbulent year 2020. There were several mega-deals in addition to shuffling among small and medium-sized companies. Here is a sampling of M&A from this year, compiled from our archive of company news. With the changing economic climate, how much more is ahead in 2021? Stay tuned. Wesco merges with Anixter WESCO International, Inc., a provider of business-to-business (B2B) distribution, logistics services and supply chain...

Allied Universal Honors And Supports All Military Personnel By Recruiting, Employing, And Retaining The Nation’s Veterans

Allied Universal, a renowned security and facility services company in North America, honors and supports all members of the military not just on Veterans Day this November but each and every day. "While many businesses talk the talk about why military veterans are important hires, the physical security sector actually walks the walk,” said Steve Jones, Chairman & CEO of Allied Universal. “We honor and appreciate the sacrifices made by our nations’ military and we constant...

Forbes List Ranks Allied Universal As Best Employer In The US States Of Georgia, New Jersey And Tennessee

Allied Universal, a globally renowned security and facility services company in North America, has announced that Forbes’ ‘America’s Best Employers by State Survey’, partnered with market research company, Statista, has ranked the company as the best employer in the US states of Georgia, New Jersey and Tennessee. Forbes list The Forbes’ list is divided into 51 rankings, one for each of the 50 states, plus the District of Columbia and was compiled by surveying 80,0...

Allied Universal Launches A New Integrated Marketing Campaign To Serve And Safeguard Customers

Allied Universal®, a security and facility services company in North America, launches its new, fully integrated marketing campaign titled ‘There for you’ which delivers on the company’s new purpose statement of ‘serving and safeguarding customers, communities and people in today’s world.’ Important role of safety With this new, bold campaign, Allied Universal displays the important role of safety and security in an individual’s ability to thrive a...