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Rautenberg Moritz & Co. advises Protection One Group on the acquisition of ela Werder Sicherheitssysteme.

The Rautenberg Moritz team advised Protection One GmbH on the acquisition of ela Werder Sicherheitssysteme GmbH. Signing of the transaction took place in late December 2020, closing is expected for March 2021.

Protection One is a leading provider of technology-driven security solutions, offering mission-critical remote monitoring services to enable relevant 24/7 real-time intervention. With its own emergency call and service control centre, high-performance technology and tailor-made installation offering, the company provides all security services for currently 14,000 objects from a single source. Protection One realises an audited 97% intrusion prevention rate through dedicated live vocal confrontation of penetrators. The company was founded in 1997 and has since grown into a team of over 240 people at its headquarters in Meerbusch near Düsseldorf and 8 locations across Germany.

ela Werder is an expert in the installation of fire, intrusion alarm and access control systems. The Brandenburg-based company has more than 30 years of experience in the installation of security technology and has developed into a leading provider in the Berlin, Potsdam and Brandenburg area throughout. ela Werder enjoys a high level of trust in the market due to its many years of expertise, reliability and customer proximity.

Our team around Arndt Rautenberg advised the buyer throughout the process, in particular in the development of a joint Business and Value Creation Plan for the combined company.

 Rautenberg Moritz & Co. advises Protection One Group on the acquisition of ela Werder Sicherheitssysteme.

Quick Facts

Date

  • January 2021

Protection One Group

  • Leading provider of technology-driven security solutions
  • Over 14,000 sites and objects protected
  • 97% audited intrusion prevention rate
  • Revenue of EUR 31m (2019)

ela Werder Sicherheitssysteme

  • Expert in installation of fire, intrusion alarm and access control systems
  • Strong footprint in the Berlin, Potsdam and Brandenburg area
  • Founded in Werder in 1990

Deal Size

  • Undisclosed

Services

  • Strategy & Value Creation advisory
  • Business Planning

Team

  • Arndt Rautenberg, Managing Partner
  • Eike Gerrit Büllingen, Director
  • Brian Demmer, Senior Associate