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Allied Universal Says 245p/G4S Share Offer Has Become Final
G4S Says Its Directors Recommend Shareholders Accept Final Allied Universal offer
UK's Takeover Panel Announces End Of G4S Auction
G4S Plc is a United Kingdom-based security company. The Company focuses on the provision of security services and solutions to customers. Its solutions include Secure Solutions and Cash Solutions. Secure Solutions are focused on security and security technology. Secure Solutions offers software tools, including evidence-based risk assessment, incident management and travel advisory systems such as RISK360. Secure Solutions also offers security systems such as Symmetry Connect access control systems and visitor management systems. The Cash Solutions include Retail Technology Solutions. Retail Technology Solutions comprises of cash technology services focused on the management of cash, including Retail Cash Solutions (RCS), the software and service solution for retail formats in North America. Retail Technology Solutions also include Deposita, Cash360 and G4S Pay solutions for medium and small retail formats.
Security Systems & Services
5th Fl, 105 Victoria Street
John P. Connolly
Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
Regional President - Africa
John C. Kenning
Regional Chief Executive Officer of Americas
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Allied Universal won a months-long takeover battle for Britain's G4S, the world's largest private security firm, on Monday after going head-to-head in an auction with Canadian rival GardaWorld.
Canada-based GardaWorld said on Monday it would not raise its offer for Britain's G4S Plc further, appearing to leave the way clear for the higher bid lodged by rival Allied Universal to succeed after regulators ordered an auction to conclude the battle over the company.
Allied Universal said on Tuesday it had extended the time for G4S shareholders to accept its offer to buy the British security services firm, making the move a day before Canadian rival GardaWorld's extended offer expires.
G4S <GFS.L>, which is fighting a hostile 3 billion pound bid from smaller rival GardaWorld, sought on Monday to highlight the potential of its U.S.-focused Retail Cash Solutions (RCS) business, arguing it has "exceptional unrecognised value".
Canadian security firm GardaWorld, which launched a hostile bid last month for larger rival G4S Plc <GFS.L>, said on Sunday it has extended its offer after the British company repeatedly rejected its offers.
Canadian security firm GardaWorld, which launched a hostile bid last month for larger rival G4S Plc , said on Sunday it has extended its offer after the British company repeatedly rejected its offers.
British private security firm G4S Plc <GFS.L> on Tuesday rejected a takeover proposal from U.S. rival Allied Universal Security Services, saying that the highly conditional offer of 210 pence per share significantly undervalues the company.
British private security firm G4S <GFS.L> has rejected a takeover proposal from U.S. rival Allied Universal Security Services, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
British security company G4S <GFS.L> on Sunday recommended its investors reject the hostile takeover offer sent to shareholders by Canadian rival GardaWorld the previous day.
G4S Plc <GFS.L> on Wednesday said profit for the nine months ended September was ahead of last year, helped by a tight check on costs even as the British security firm's revenue slipped 2% during the period.
G4S Plc said on Wednesday profit for the nine months ended September was ahead of last year, helped by a tight check on costs even as the British security firm's revenue slipped 2% during the period.
Private security firm G4S <GFS.L> said on Friday that U.S. rival Allied Universal has expressed interest in making an offer for the British company, which is currently in a hostile takeover battle with Canada's GardaWorld.
G4S Plc said on Friday U.S.-based Allied Universal Security Services has expressed interest regarding a possible offer for the British company, which in recent weeks has repeatedly rejected a hostile takeover attempt by Canada's GardaWorld.
Canadian security firm GardaWorld, which launched a hostile bid last month for larger rival G4S <GFS.L>, said on Tuesday it will begin meeting with key G4S shareholders this week after the British company repeatedly rejected its offers.
Security group G4S on Wednesday rejected a cash offer by smaller Canadian rival GardaWorld that valued the British company at 2.97 billion pounds ($3.81 billion), weeks after it turned down a similar proposal.
Canadian security firm GardaWorld on Wednesday announced its final offer to buy G4S Plc for about 2.97 billion pounds ($3.81 billion) in a hostile bid, weeks after its previous offer was knocked down by the British company.
Britain's G4S <GFS.L> said on Monday it had rejected a 2.95 billion pound ($3.8 billion) offer from Canadian security firm GardaWorld, saying it was "highly opportunistic".
Three former executives of security services group G4S Care and Justice Services (G4SCJ) have been charged with fraud over a multi-year scheme to defraud the Ministry of Justice, the UK Serious Fraud Office said on Tuesday.
Three former executives of G4S Care and Justice Services (UK), a security group, have been charged over a multi-year scheme to defraud the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Tuesday.
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