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Rautenberg & Company advises the shareholders of Protection One on the sale of the company to Securitas.

Our team advised the shareholders of Protection One GmbH on the sale of 100% of the shares of the company to Securitas AB. Closing of the transaction took place in mid-August 2021.

Protection One is the German market leader in remote security services based on real-time intervention. The company offers a full scope of electronic security and relevant real-time intervention services across 10,300 objects for approximately 7,000 clients, predominantly small and medium-sized businesses. Headquartered in Meerbusch, Germany, the company employs 230 people across 12 locations and generated revenues of approximately EUR 33 million in 2020, 90 percent of which are monthly recurring.

Securitas is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. The company successfully integrates technology, people and knowledge to offer protective services to customers all over the world through their offering of security solutions including on-site guarding, electronic security, fire and safety services, and corporate risk management. Securitas employs 355,000 people in 48 markets and has over 150,000 clients worldwide.

Our team around Arndt Rautenberg as Chairman supported the shareholders of Protection One comprehensively in designing and managing the entire process up to the successful completion of the transaction.

Rautenberg & Company advises the shareholders of Protection One on the sale of the company to Securitas.

Quick Facts

Date

  • August 2021

Protection One GmbH

  • German market leader for relevant real-time intervention security services
  • Revenue of EUR 33m (2020), 90% of which recurring
  • 230 employees

Securitas AB

  • International security services market leader
  • Listed on Nasdaq Stockholm
  • 355,000 employees

Deal Size

  • EUR 72m

Services

  • Chairman of the Advisory Board
  • Full M&A sell-side process design and management

Team

  • Arndt Rautenberg, Managing Partner
  • Eike Gerrit Büllingen, Senior Director