Securitas History

Securitas was established in 1934 in Sweden with three guards. The company quickly grew organically and through acquisitions of smaller, regional companies.

guards on bikes old picture

Key events in Securitas History

  • • 1972 - the Group adopted the name Securitas
  • • 1980’s & 90’s – International Expansion across Europe
  • • 1991 - Securitas was listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange
  • • 1999 – Securitas entered North America and purchased Burns Security and Pinkerton Investigation Agency
  • • 2007 – Securitas entered Asia, the Middle East and Africa

Today, Securitas operates in 53 countries with a staff of over 300,000 security professionals servicing a wide range of clients across all segments.   

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