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Tariq Chauhan, group chief executive officer for EFS Facilities Services Group

EFS Facilities acquires security services firm SecurePlus

EFS Facilities Services, a provider of integrated facilities management services across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Turkey, has acquired SecurePlus, a UAE-based security services business.

The acquisition compliments the recent launch of EFS’ managed security services division, which caters to addressing the security services needs for a wide range of clients across public and private sectors, institutions, large scale facilities, hospitals, banks, multinational corporations, five star hotels, shopping complexes, residential communities and commercial properties.

SecurePlus provides a complete range of security solutions to a number of prestigious firms in Dubai from manned guarding, CCTV operations, security consultancy, patrolling, lifeguard services in addition to value added services such as valet and cash-in-transit.

Tariq Chauhan, chief executive officer for EFS Facilities Services Group, stated:

“The SecurePlus acquisition integrates the provision of security services as part of the self-delivered service offerings of EFS Group in line with our strategic vision to provide a truly integrated facilities management services to our clients.

“The strategy of EFS Group is to expand the operations of SecurePlus across the UAE as part of the first phase and to later introduce security services operations in other lucrative key markets as a new business sector complementing EFS’ existing IFM operations. 

“EFS will enhance SecurepPlus’ service offering to establish itself as a premium service provider of man guarding and industrial security services, in addition to other ancillary services such as cash in transit and technology surveillance amongst others.”

As part of the acquisition, EFS Facilities Services has appointed a new management team to manage SecurePlus, which will be supported by EFS’ shared services team.  

Commenting on the untapped market potential, Chauhan added:

“At EFS, we are excited about the growth opportunities for managed security services here in the UAE where demand for quality security services is high and rising. We believe that our newly established Managed Security Services division has the necessary experience, skilled manpower and knowhow to cater to our clients particularly in our key markets like UAE and the wider MENA region.”

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