EFS Facilities Services acquires SecurePlus

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EFS Facilities Services acquires SecurePlus
Tariq Chauhan, group chief executive officer for EFS Facilities Services Group

Published: Sun 12 Jun 2016, 8:28 PM

Last updated: Sun 12 Jun 2016, 11:02 PM

EFS Facilities Services, a regional leader in delivering integrated facilities management services across the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Turkey, announced on Sunday the acquisition of SecurePlus, a UAE-based security services provider established in 2005.
The acquisition follows the recent launch of EFS' managed security services division, which caters to addressing the security services needs for a wide range of clients across public and private sectors, institutions, large scale facilities, hospitals, banks, multinational corporations, five star hotels, shopping complexes, residential communities and commercial properties.
Tariq Chauhan, group chief executive officer for EFS Facilities Services Group, stated: "We are pleased to announce the acquisition of SecurePlus and welcome its addition to the EFS Facilities Services family that firmly positions us as a one stop solution for comprehensive Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) requirements. Secureplus provides a complete range of security solutions spanning man-guarding, CCTV operations, security consultancy, patrolling, lifeguard services in addition to value added services such as valet and cash-in-transit, with an established clientele of prestigious firms in Dubai."
The SecurePlus acquisition integrates the provision of security services as part of the self-delivered service offerings of EFS Group in line with our strategic vision to provide a truly integrated facilities management services to our clients. The strategy of EFS Group is to expand the operations of Secureplus across UAE as part of the first phase and to later introduce security services operations in other lucrative key markets as a new business sector complementing EFS' existing IFM operations. EFS will enhance Secureplus' service offering to establish itself as a premium service provider of man guarding and industrial security services, in addition to other ancillary services such as cash in transit and technology surveillance amongst others.
As part of the acquisition, EFS Facilities ervices has appointed a new management team to manage SecurePlus with proven credentials in operational management and core security systems globally. The new management team will be supported by EFS' shared services team to deliver professional world class security services to clients.
Chauhan, added: "At EFS, we are excited about the growth opportunities for managed security services here in the UAE where demand for quality security services is high and rising. According to the Global Homeland Security & Public Safety Market - to 2022 report*, the Middle East and Africa Homeland Security and Public Safety market is expected to grow from $33.5 billion in 2014 to $70.8 billion by 2022."
- business@khaleejtimes.com

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