Securitas acquires Chubb Van den Enden Bewaking en Facilitair Beheer in the Netherlands

3/7/2007, 10:18 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
Securitas acquires Chubb Van den Enden Bewaking & Facilitair Beheer
from Valkenswaard. Chubb Van den Enden Bewaking & Facilitair,
specialized in mobile guarding, guarding and reception services.

The acquired company had total sales of MEUR 6 (MSEK 56) in 2006 with
200 employees in the Netherlands. Enterprise value is MEUR 1,6 (MSEK
15) on a debt free basis. After the acquisition Securitas guarding
operations has total sales of MEUR 205 (MSEK 1.915) in the
Netherlands. The acquisition has been consolidated in Securitas as of
March 1, 2007.

The product package and the profiling of Chubb Van den Enden Bewaking
& Facilitair Beheer and Securitas form a perfect match. Securitas is
already active in the region Noord-Brabant of the Netherlands and by
the acquisition Securitas confirm its market leading position in
mobile guarding in the Netherlands. Chubb Van den Enden Bewaking &
Facilitair Beheer has a very good reputation in the region and
provide further growth opportunities in mobile guarding services in
the Netherlands.

Mobile is a separate business unit in Securitas' European guarding
operations with presence in 11 countries in Europe with more than
6000 employees. Including the acquisition Mobile has sales in excess
of MEUR 375 (MSEK 3.500). Services comprise mobile security solutions
for small and medium sized companies.

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Alf Göransson, President and CEO Securitas AB
+ 46 (0)8 657 74 00
Håkan Winberg, Executive Vice President and CFO
+44 (0) 20 8432 6554
Henrik Brehmer, Senior Vice President Investor Relations
+44 (0) 20 8432 6523

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