Nancy Thompson, Vorticom Public Relations
Phone: 212-532-2208 Email: email@example.com
Vanessa Showalter, Allied Universal/PR Manager
Phone: 714-619-9744 Email: Vanessa.Showalter@aus.com
SANTA ANA, Calif./NEW ORLEANS -- November 18, 2019 -- Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America, has acquired Vinson Guard Service, Inc. -- a New Orleans, Louisiana--based company offering manned guarding services throughout the Gulf Coast and Southeastern United States. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We cannot be more pleased with this acquisition as Vinson Guard Service’s well-established platform, highly skilled security professionals and a proven track record of providing superior security solutions will ideally complement and enhance our business moving forward,” said Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal.
Since 1963, Vinson Guard Service has been providing exemplary security solutions to clients and is seen as one of the largest family-run security providers in the United States. A former security officer, Joseph Vinson, Sr., started Vinson Guard Service more than 55 years ago with the vision of offering high-quality security services with a focus on top-notch client satisfaction. With revenues in excess of $24 million and more than 750 employees, Vinson Guard Service provides services in the following states: Alabama, Texas, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and Louisiana.
“I am extremely impressed with Allied Universal’s breadth of services and capabilities which is definitely a win for our clients,” said Christine Vinson, President & Chairwoman of the Board at Vinson Guard Service. “We are also excited for the opportunities this allows for our employees as it relates to their professional advancements and security careers.”
About Allied Universal
Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company in North America with more than 215,000 employees and revenues over $7.5 billion, provides unparalleled security services and technology solutions. With offices located throughout the nation as well as internationally (Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom), Allied Universal is responsible for protecting client sites covering multiple specialty sectors such as higher education, healthcare, retail, commercial real estate, government and corporate campuses, etc. Supported by vast experience gained from being in business for over 60 years, Allied Universal provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Through world-class customer service, highly advanced systems and cohesive technology solutions…Allied Universal is There for you™. For more information, please visit www.aus.com.
About Vinson Guard Service, Inc.
Headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana, Vinson Guard Service specializes in top-notch uniform security services. The company is committed to providing exceptional customer service and serves hundreds of clients spanning a dozen industrial sectors throughout the Gulf Coast and South Eastern United States. Additional information is available at www.vinsonguard.com