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G4S Board Approves Separation Of Cash Solutions Unit, HY PBITA Rises
St. James's Place Cuts Stake In G4S To 2.9% - Filing
St. James's Place Discloses 3.8% In G4S As Of June 5 - Filing
G4S Plc is a security company specializing in the provision of security and related services to customers. The Company's segments include Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and UK & Ireland. It offers Secure solutions products, including manned security and facilities management services, and Cash solutions, mainly the provision of physical cash management services. Its secure solutions also include technology services, including the supply, installation and monitoring of alarm systems, and security and building systems technology; facilities management, and care and justice services. Its Cash solutions also include technology services comprising the provision of hardware and bundled software for the processing of cash receipts by customers. It provides services across sectors, including government, oil and gas, transport and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporate and industrial, and retail.
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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U.S. security company Brinks Co <BCO.N> is mulling a more than 1 billion pound ($1.23 billion) takeover of the cash solutions business of G4S Plc <GFS.L>, Sky News reported on Friday, sending the British company's shares as much as 9% higher.
U.S. security company Brinks Co is mulling a more than 1 billion pound ($1.23 billion) takeover of the cash solutions business of Britain's G4S Plc, Sky News reported on Friday.
Shares of G4S Plc fell as much as 9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after Canadian rival Garda World Security dropped its potential bid for the British security services company over the weekend.
Britain's G4S Plc, which has been subject to takeover interest from Canada's Garda World Security, said on Tuesday it had made good progress in a review to separate its cash business and reported higher first-quarter revenue.
Canada's Garda World Security said on Wednesday it was considering a cash offer for some or all of G4S, sending shares in the world's largest listed security company up almost a third for their biggest daily gain in nearly two decades.
Canada's Garda World Security said on Wednesday it was in preliminary stages of considering an approach to the board of British rival G4S Plc for a possible cash offer to buy the company.
G4S Plc is reviewing options to separate its cash solutions business that is responsible for transporting, storing and managing cash, the world's top security firm said on Thursday.
G4S, the world's biggest security group, said it expected growth to accelerate in the second half of the year after organic revenue fell 2 percent in the first quarter due to tough comparatives with last year.
Global security and cash management firm G4S <GFS.L> expects notes and coins to drive its business, even as their usage falls in favor of electronic transactions around the world.
* strong growth in technology-related security revenues: +11.4%
* organic revenue growth was 4.4%, with all regions growing apart from Middle east and India region
* G4S Custodial and Detention Services managing director says Ben Saunders has resigned from his role as director of Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre Further company coverage:
* G4S immigration centre boss resigns - BBC Source text: http://bbc.in/2xkUnoH
* Safe haven precious metals miners in demand (Adds detail, updates prices at close)
* Company confident FY revenue growth in line with 4-6 pct aim
* CEO sees downside risks to growth outlook from Asia, Middle East, upside risks from strong pipeline
Britain's top share index was shaken from its summer lull on Wednesday as geopolitical tensions hit equity markets globally, sending investors into safe-havens such as gold mining stocks, while weak earnings weighed on shares in G4S.
The world's largest security firm G4S said its ongoing turnaround was on track on Wednesday as it posted a 7.6 percent rise in first-half profit and forecast better contract potential ahead.
* Shares up 2 percent after posting 9 percent rise in q1 revenues (corrects ric) Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Global security firm G4S reported a strong start to the year on Thursday, with revenues up almost 9 percent thanks to good demand for its services around the world
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