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Static and mobile security services provider acquired

04 October 2018

R&R Frontline Services and R&R Frontline Services UK have been purchased by Security Services Holding UK (Securitas) for an undisclosed sum.

Following the acquisition, the delivery of local, professional security services will continue to be provided by the businesses within the brand of their new owner.

More than 70 staff members are employed in the businesses in the supply of mobile and static security services across Oxfordshire.

The Securitas statement explained that the acquisition will further support its Visition 2020 strategy in delivering electronic alarm surveillance and mobile security services for SME operations around the UK.

It further stated that it is unique in the UK in offering six protective services, including on-site, mobile, remote, electronic security, fire and safety and corporate risk management.

R&R Frontline Services managing director Richard Powell described Securitas as "a leading global player in the security industry and this is a great opportunity for both our officers and our clients".

The FM sector is well-known for its consolidation activities and the latest announcement is one of several recent examples, with more expected in the near future.

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