The Bland Group International (BGI) has made another move into the security business with the acquisition of Security Express, Watch I.T. and Secur-I.T., three of Gibraltar’s leading security companies. Managed by an experienced team with a wealth of expertise in all areas of corporate and personal security, this development has come as no surprise to those in the security and defence industry.
The Chief Executive of BGI, John Perez, said: “These acquisitions are in line with the Group’s strategy to continue to diversify into security and defence sectors and have received the full support of the Group Chairman, James Gaggero.”
James Gaggero added: “Through these acquisitions I believe we can achieve an instant impact through the quality of our leadership team, our staff and the reputation and financial strength of the Bland Group. I have no doubt that John Perez and his team are well placed to support the management and staff of these companies to develop their business to the mutual benefit of the Bland Group and the clients we wish to serve.”
John Perez expanded: “These are exciting times for the Group and we very much look forward to the opportunity of offering our portfolio of services to government agencies and private companies and assisting them provide a safe environment for their people, property and assets. Our immediate priority is to provide our current client base with an upgraded service, while integrating our acquisitions into a highly specialized and technically proficient security platform. Based in Gibraltar, our aim is to operate in a wide range of capabilities across the whole spectrum of security services.
“The organization will also consist of a training and equipment procurement arm, providing the latest instruction, individual protective equipment and operational systems available in the industry today. With an extensive network of sound contacts, the Group will be organized to undertake work in the region. Gibraltar through its geography provides the perfect strategic international platform.”