Allied Universal® completes acquisition of Attenti to create the global leader in electronic monitoring

SANTA ANA, Calif. 01 August 2022: Allied Universal®, the leading global security and facility services company, has today completed its strategic acquisition of Attenti Group, one of the world’s leading electronic monitoring companies. 

This enables the combination of Attenti and G4S Monitoring Technologies, to create a global leader in electronic monitoring solutions. With combined revenues of over $160 million and operations in 35 countries, the new company will offer customers access to industry leading technology innovation and an even greater depth of expertise and support.

“This acquisition gives our electronic monitoring business a global footprint and an established platform for continued growth in North America, which is the world’s largest opportunity for electronic monitoring,” said Steve Jones, Chairman and CEO of Allied Universal.

Ashley Almanza, Executive Chairman, Allied Universal® International said, “We are delighted to be completing this transaction and believe that the combination of Attenti and G4S Monitoring Technologies, creates a global market leader with highly complementary market positions and unrivalled capabilities that will drive growth and create value for current and new customers.”

Attenti Group and G4S Monitoring Technologies have been at the forefront of offender monitoring innovation for over 25 years, offering products and systems that are trusted by government agencies and correctional service providers worldwide to reliably monitor around 140,000 people every day.

David Byrne, President of the newly formed combined business said “We are delighted to offer enhanced products and services to our customers globally and, as we continue to grow our business, to create exciting new opportunities for our employees.”


About Allied Universal 

Allied Universal®, a leading security and facility services company, provides proactive security services and cutting-edge smart technology to deliver tailored, integrated security solutions that allow clients to focus on their core business. Our 2021 acquisition of G4S expanded our footprint and infrastructure on a global and local level. Through a global workforce of approximately 800,000 people*, we leverage best practices in communities all over the world. With revenue of approximately $20 billion and operations in more than 90 countries, we have the resources to deploy efficient processes and systems to help deliver our promise locally: keeping people safe so our communities can thrive. We believe there is no greater purpose than serving and safeguarding customers, communities and people in today’s world. Allied Universal is There for you.® For more information, please visit

*Total workforce includes employees and subcontractors.