Through the acquisition of the Swedish security provider, AddSecure secures growth and broadens its Smart Rescue offering targeted towards organizations, municipalities, and industries.
AddSecure, a leading European provider of premium solutions for secure data and critical communications, today announced that it has acquired Offentlig Säkerhet, a leading Swedish provider of tailored security and safety solutions to the public sector. Through the acquisition, AddSecure secures growth and broadens its Smart Rescue offering.
"Public safety is a prioritized growth area for AddSecure. With this acquisition, we're enhancing our Smart Rescue offering to customers such as municipalities, schools, industries and other organizations. In addition to in-depth industry experience, Offentlig Säkerhet brings extensive know-how within training and consultation, an area that AddSecure wants to develop further within," said Stefan Albertsson, CEO at AddSecure.
“With AddSecure as owners we secure Offentlig Säkerhet’s future and expansion. Not only will we gain access to new markets and customers, but also to an organization that can support us and help develop our company even further,” said Marcus Gustring,CEO at Offentlig Säkerhet.
“We are confident that this deal will bring a broader product offering, greater support and additional value to both companies’ customers.”
Offentlig Säkerhet will be part of AddSecure, but will continue to be operated and managed as a separate company.
AddSecure is a leading European provider of premium solutions for secure data and critical communications. The company serves over 50,000 customers and partners around Europe with secure communications and solutions that help customers safeguard their life- and business-critical applications. This helps save lives, protect property and vital societal functions, and drive business.
AddSecure offers solutions within Smart Alarms, Smart Rescue, Smart Grids and Smart Transport.
The company founded in the early 1970s today employs more than 300 staff. AddSecure is headquartered in Sweden and has regional offices as well as a network of distributors around Europe.
AddSecure is owned by Abry Partners, an American private equity fund founded in 1989 and headquartered in Boston, USA.
About Offentlig Säkerhet
Offentlig Säkerhet is a leading Swedish provider of tailored security and safety solutions to the public sector. The company has more than 400 customers across the public and private sectors in Sweden, including a large number of municipalities. Offentlig Säkerhet aspires to improve security in both public places and in the workplace, and provides solutions for three key areas; Individual Security, Workplace Security, and School Security. More information at www.offentligsakerhet.com