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GardaWorld Launches $1.02 Billion Cash Management & Automation Business; CEO Available

Garda World Security Corporation announce the creation of Sesami Cash Management Technologies. Sesami will operate as an independent entity of GardaWorld and will be led by Stéphane Gonthier, who joined GardaWorld in 2016 as CEO of its cash services business. With global capabilities, Sesami is an open, integrated and sophisticated business intelligence platform offering customizable services including software, intelligent devices and managed services for end-to-end cash ecosystems and cash automation operations.

GardaWorld Announces Security Services Executive Appointments

GardaWorld announce the appointment of Prentice Robertson to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Security Services, and Jean-Luc Meunier to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer, Security Services Canada. Prentice Robertson joined GardaWorld in 2019 as Chief Operating Officer, Security Services, U.S. His mandate was to consolidate the Whelan Security and United American Security brands to form and lead GardaWorld’s U.S. security services business unit.

BEST Crowd Management Named Official Security Staffing Partner for 2023 NFL Pro Bowl Games

With the support of BEST Crowd Management, a GardaWorld company and nationwide provider of crowd management and security services, the NFL will kickoff the 2023 Pro Bowl Games in Las Vegas, NV, with competitions beginning on Thursday, February 2. BEST will serve as the official security staffing partner for both the Pro Bowl Games, and, as previously announced, Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ, the final two major events on the NFL calendar.

BEST Crowd Management Wins Contracts for the Super Bowl Experience and World University Games

BEST Crowd Management announced that it will be providing services for the NFL at the Super Bowl in Phoenix, Ariz. and the FISU World University Games held in Lake Placid, Essex County, N.Y. At the Super Bowl, BEST will staff more than 800 employees for crowd management services at the Super Bowl Experience, NFL’s interactive football theme park; the nationally televised award show NFL Honors; at the league hotel; plus more projects associated with the game.

Bidding War for G4S Takeover Comes to a Close

February 2021 saw a bidding war for G4S between Allied Universal and GardaWorld come to a close. Allied’s bid of GBP 3.8 bn at 245 pence per share, backed by private equity firm Warburg Pincus and Canadian pension fund Caisse de Depot et Placement du Quebec, won the auction as GardaWorld did not increase its offer of 235 pence per share. G4S’ board has supported Allied’s bid and has made a recommendation for its shareholders to vote to accept the acquisition. The merger is set to result in a private security services Goliath with worldwide reach.

Leading Security Guard Companies Looking To Buy Each Other

UK’s G4S, U.S.’s Allied Universal, and Canada’s GardaWorld are all in negotiations to buy one another. In the estimated US$244-billion global human security guard market, Allied Universal’s approximate US$4-billion acquisition of G4S is being rejected as “inadequate.” Allied Universal on Oct. 28 tabled a “highly conditional indicative offer” of at least 210 pence per share, subject to due diligence.

All Sectors Have a Responsibility to Support the Establishment of National Security in West Africa

The Second West Africa Oil and Gas Security 2015 Summit, organized by global Summits organiser IRN, and held on 10-11 June 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria, brought together senior-level security specialists from IOCs, NOCs, major service providers. and governmental bodies to debate the security issues affecting the oil and gas industry in Nigeria and wider West Africa. In terms of the national security, the feeling within the conference was that adopting a whole governmental approach is essential to improve security in the West African countries.