Securitas’s acquisition of the electronic security services company Central de Alarmas Adler in Mexico from Diebold


Securitas has acquired the electronic security services company Central de Alarmas Adler in Mexico from Diebold Nixdorf Incorporated (NYSE-DBD) for a purchase price estimated of MSEK 50 (MUSD 5.5).

Central de Alarmas Adler has annual sales of approximately MSEK 74 (MMXN 160). The company is a leading provider of electronic security solutions and services in Mexico. It offers a full range of electronic security services, including installation, maintenance, monitoring and system integration. The operation delivers services to over 6,000 customers.

Central de Alarmas Adler has a large coast-to-coast organization, with an extensive technical network. Its headquarters is located in Monterrey.

With this acquisition, Securitas is extending its footprint in Mexico and is further strengthening its competence and knowledge within the electronic security services area.

Securitas is a global knowledge leader in security. We base our protective services on customer-specific needs through different combinations of on-site, mobile and remote guarding, electronic security, fire and safety and corporate risk management. Everywhere from small stores to airports, our 335 000 employees are making a difference.

Jones Day has advised Diebold Nixdorf Incorporated in the sale with a team led by Benjamin Stulberg.

Involved fees earner: Ben Stulberg – Jones Day;

Law Firms: Jones Day;

Clients: Diebold;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti