Group 4 Securicor Acquires Danish Locksmith's Business

Purchase gives Group 4 national market coverage in Denmark


UK-based international security group Group 4 Securicor (G4S) said on Thursday (1 November) that it has agreed to acquire the Danish locksmith's business Byens Laseservice ApS from Steiner ApS.

Byens Laseservice, based in Aarhus, Denmark, has gross assets of Ł0.6m.

"By combining this business with its existing locksmith's services, G4S will have national market coverage in Denmark," G4S said.

G4S, headquartered in Crawley in West Sussex, is the world's leading provider of security solutions, with over 500,000 employees in over 100 countries. For the half-year January-June the company reported a turnover of Ł2.26bn. G4S is listed on the London Stock Exchange.