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Allied Universal Completes 100th and 101st Acquisitions, Further Solidifies Rank as Global Leader in Security Industry

IRVINE, Calif. — Dec. 7, 2023Allied Universal®, the world’s leading security and facility services provider, today announced its acquisition of Nordic Security Services and Star Protection Services. The deals mark the company’s 100th and 101st acquisitions since 2010. 

“I’m very proud of the company’s rise to the rank of global leader through strong organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the past 13 years. We have been highly successful in bringing great organizations and their talented people onto the Allied Universal team and creating a very special organization that leads the world in providing security services,” said Steve Jones, global chairman and CEO of Allied Universal. 

With rising interest rates, the company has slowed the pace of mergers and acquisition activities, however it remains focused on acquiring complementary companies with unique service offerings in strong markets.

Founded in 1991, Seattle-based Star Protection grew to be the largest privately owned security company in the Pacific Northwest with six branches throughout the Western U.S.

A full-service security firm, Nordic Security Services’ headquarters are in Orange County, Calif., just miles from Allied Universal’s world headquarters.