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G4S announces TSS acquisition

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G4S Secure Solutions UK, an Allied Universal company, has acquired Total Security Services (TSS), strengthening its position as a major UK provider of security services.

TSS is a family owned business, with over 6,500 front line staff, providing over 11 million hours of guarding services each year to some of the UK’s largest retailers.

Both companies have a long and deep experience in security, strong corporate values that complement each other, and a central focus on providing service excellence for customers.

Steve Jones, Global CEO Allied Universal Services said: “Allied Universal is the global leader in security services with a long and successful track record of organic and inorganic growth. We are delighted that TSS is our first major inorganic investment in our international business.”

Ashley Almanza, Executive Chairman, Allied Universal International commented: “We are delighted to welcome TSS to the Allied Universal family. Allied Universal and TSS have compatible cultures and a common focus on innovation, technology and service excellence for our customers. We are confident that the combination of our UK security businesses will deliver tangible benefits for customers and employees and we look forward to working with the TSS leadership team to realise these benefits.”

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