Securitas AB is a security suppliers (security guarding and cell patrolling), monitoring, consulting and investigation group, that’s primarily based in Stockholm, Sweden. It has over 300,000 workers in 53 nations worldwide, and is listed at Nasdaq OMX Stockholm, Large Cap part.
The group owns and operates the Swiss security agency Protectas AG in Switzerland, the place there already existed a security agency known as Securitas AG, which is part of the Swiss Securitas Group. Securitas AB will be the dad or mum agency of the Pinkerton Detective Agency.
Securitas AB was primarily based in Helsingborg, Sweden, as AB Hälsingborgs Nattvakt, in 1934, when Erik Philip-Sörensen bought a small guarding agency. In 1935, the company’s title was modified to Förenade Svenska Vakt AB. Securitas AB expanded by the acquisitions of numerous small security firms, initially in southern Sweden.
Securitas AB is break up into three predominant enterprise segments, “Security Services North America,””Security Services Ibero-America,” and “Security Services Europe.” Operations exterior of the Americas and Europe are reported in a separate class that generally known as “Other,” which moreover accommodates central payments.
Who Owns Securitas?
Securitas AB is a publicly traded agency (Nasdaq Stockholm: SECU B). The agency was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange in 1991, and in 1994, it distributed ASSA AB (acquired in 1988) to its shareholders.