Acquisition of Seccredo AB serves to boost risk management specialist Pinkerton’s business operations in Northern Europe
Pinkerton – the global provider of risk management services and solutions with offices in central London and Uxbridge and a blue chip client roster right across the UK – has boosted its operations in Northern Europe with the acquisition of security consulting services provider Seccredo AB. This latest deal comes hot on the heels of Pinkerton’s acquisition of Poland-based IBBC Group last year.
Stockholm-based Seccredo AB, which has now been re-branded as Pinkerton, is renowned for the emergency support and assistance it offered Swedish citizens in locating missing family and relatives following the tsunami in South East Asia in 2004, the year in which the company was founded.
Its clients include private sector businesses, Government agencies and organisations across myriad industries, among them manufacturing, energy production, telecoms, food, pharmaceuticals, media, real estate, hotels and service companies. Myriad client companies in the financial sector comprise banks in addition to securities and insurance-related businesses.