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Allied Universal to hold Phoenix hiring event

April 12, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. —Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 100-plus security professionals in Phoenix, Arizona. The company is holding open house hiring events on April 13 and April 22 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. local time at the Legacy Golf Resort at 6808 S. 32nd Street (in the Staff Lounge in the Main Building). In addition to in-person interviews, Allied Universal’s virtual interview process allows applicants...

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Allied Universal hires Mike Beregovsky for dual role

April 2, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, recently appointed Mike Beregovsky as Chief Merger & Acquisition Officer and Co-Head of Strategy & Investor Relations. Danette Perkins has been promoted to President of Mergers & Acquisitions for North America. Beregovsky will be responsible for working with the company's executive leadership team to develop and execute the strategic direction for the organization to continue driving...

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Allied Universal hires financial veteran as global CFO

March 24, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal recently hired Tim Brandt as the company's Global CFO. Brandt will lead the financial operations of the company, and will focus on the upcoming acquisition and integration of G4S, and the eventual IPO of the newly consolidated company. Prior to joining Allied Universal, Brandt worked for 30 years with Deloitte and was the Managing Partner of the Orange County practice for the last four years of his career. He specialized in mergers and acquisitions,...

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Allied Universal finalizes G4S deal after buyout saga

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Allied Universal finalizes G4S deal after buyout saga

March 17, 2021Paul Ragusa, Editor

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal's bid to acquire rival G4S was finalized this week with the announcement that the majority of G4S shareholders accepted a $5.28 billion buyout offer, only after rebuffing a final push for takeover by Canadian bidder GardaWorld. The combination of Allied Universal and G4S will create an integrated security business with revenues of approximately $18 billion, a strong international platform and an extensive portfolio of blue-chip clients across...

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Allied Universal reappoints Northeast Region President to NY WIOA Board

January 25, 2021SSN Staff

NEW YORK—Allied Universal, a North American-based security and facility services company, announced the reappointment of Caress Kennedy, regional president, Northeast Region, to the New York board supporting the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which is part of the U.S. Department of Labor.  The board, in partnership with the Mayor, provides overall policy guidance and oversight on the implementation of WIOA in New York City.  A member since 2014,...

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Allied Universal acquires Atlanta-based SecurAmerica

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Allied Universal acquires Atlanta-based SecurAmerica

January 20, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, recently announced the acquisition of SecurAmerica, a privately held, Atlanta, Ga.-based security company with 49 offices located throughout the United States. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. SecurAmerica was founded by Frank Argenbright, a Georgia entrepreneur who over the past 40 years has built both security and facilities management companies with operations around the world,...

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Allied Universal to hire 100-plus security pros in Phoenix

January 18, 2021SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire 100-plus security professionals in Phoenix, Ariz. The company is holding an open house hiring event on Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the branch office at 3030 North Central Avenue, Suite #407 in Phoenix. In addition to in-person interviews, Allied Universal’s virtual interview process allows applicants to complete the company’s online application from...

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Allied Universal to buy G4S for $5.1B

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Allied Universal to buy G4S for $5.1B

December 8, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal announced it has reached an agreement with G4S on a cash buy offer of $5.1 billion, to be made by Atlas UK Bidco Limited (Allied Bidco), a newly incorporated entity that is indirectly controlled by Allied Universal. Allied Bidco has committed financing available to satisfy the full cash consideration payable to G4S Shareholders under the terms of the offer, which is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021. The combination of Allied Universal and...

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Allied Universal honors and supports all military personnel

November 16, 2020SSN Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal honors and supports all members of the military not just on Veterans Day this November but each and every day. “While many businesses talk the talk about why military veterans are important hires, the physical security sector actually walks the walk,” said Allied Universal Chairman & CEO Steve Jones said in the announcement. “We honor and appreciate the sacrifices made by our nations’ military and we constantly seek out ways to show...

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Allied Universal acquires IT-focused integrator

September 4, 2020Paul Ragusa, Editor

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal’s recent acquisition of New Jersey-based Service Works Inc. (SWI), a security and IT infrastructure integrator offering turnkey and custom solutions to clients nationwide, expands on its IT capabilities in the Tri-State area. Allied Universal Chairman and CEO Steve Jones told Security Systems News that Allied Universal had been working with SWI for about a year on this deal as this type of acquisition “aligns perfectly with our strategy to target...

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