Xtralis acquires VSK from Allied Defense

SSN Staff  - 
Thursday, November 1, 2007

MELBOURNE, Australia--Xtralis, a manufacturer of surveillance systems aimed at the transportation and fire-protection markets, has announced the acquisition of VSK, a manufacturer and integrator of security systems based in Belgium, from Allied Defense Group for $49 million. VSK and Xtralis will be combined and run by newly appointed chief executive officer Samir Samhouri.