Securitas acquires MK Group Security

SecuritasSecuritas Security Services UK Ltd (Securitas) has announced 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 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 of 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 is the leading global security services provider, specialising in protective services built on people, technology and knowledge, and operating in 58 markets worldwide.

In the UK no other security provider layers six Protective Services: On-site, Mobile, Remote, Electronic security, Fire & Safety and Corporate Risk Management to offer intelligent, value driven, total security solutions to its clients.

The acquisition of Milton Keynes Security Services Ltd further strengthens the portfolio of Securitas UK, as it continues 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 commented “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.”