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Allied Universal Security Services is a security officer company based in the United States. It is a combination of earlier companies - Barton Protective Services, Spectaguard, Initial and Allied Security. By 2016, the company expects its merger with Universal Services of America to be finalized, with the newly formed conglomerate being named AlliedUniversal.
Allied Security, Inc. was founded in 1957 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company provided contracted security guards and related services.
In 2000, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based, Spectaguard acquired Allied to form Allied Security and as a result became the fourth largest security company in the United States. Three years later, in 2003, Allied Security acquired Professional Security Bureau. Within a year, in 2004, Allied acquired Security Systems Inc. (SSI) of Malden, MA and Barton Protective Services to form AlliedBarton Security Services - creating the largest American-owned contract security services company in the United States. Two years later, in 2006, AlliedBarton acquired Initial Security for $73.6 million.
In 2015, Wendel, a Paris-based private-equity firm, acquired AlliedBarton Security Services for US$1.67 billion.
In 2016, AlliedBarton and Universal Services of America announced their intention to merge, pending regulatory commission approval. The merger is expected to be completed by 2016, with the combined company being called AlliedUniversal. With this merger, AlliedUniversal will become the leading security company in North America.
SANTA ANA, Calif. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AlliedBarton Security Services and Universal Services of America today finalized the merger to form Allied Universal, a security services and solutions company. The new organization, with more than 140,000 employees, is the largest security services company in North America.
Allied Universal, www.AUS.com, will maintain headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., and is expected to have annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion.
SANTA ANA, Calif. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, today has announced the purchase of FJC Security Services, based in Floral Park, N.Y. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"FJC has had an outstanding reputation for years, and its owners operate with the highest level of integrity," said Steve Jones, Allied Universal CEO. "I am extremely excited to have FJC be part of the Allied Universal family. I look forward to expanding upon the success the company has built over the years."
SANTA ANA, Calif. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—Allied Universal, a national facility services company and security force with over 140,000 employees, has acquired Apollo International, a security company with corporate headquarters in Walpole, Mass., and a global office in New York.
Allied Universal CEO Steve Jones told Security Systems News that Apollo has been a strategic partner for quite some time.
“Apollo is a company that I, as the CEO of Universal at the time, had a personal relationship with the owners dating back years and years,” said Jones. “When we were a much smaller company [at Universal], we had a strategic partnership whereby they would service accounts in areas that we weren’t and vice-versa, so we were excited when the opportunity came up to have a discussion with them about acquiring their entity and putting it into Allied Universal.”
About Allied Universal
Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 140,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients' success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions…Allied Universal is there for you. For more information, please visit www.AUS.com.
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