MITIE HAS moved to further develop its security intelligence offer with the acquisition of the Linx International Group – itself a highly respected risk management consulting business, which also provides technical and management training to the security industry – in a £1.2 million deal.

The acquisition is on a debt-free, cash-free basis. For the 12 months ending in December 2022, the Linx International Group generated revenues of £2.5 million and a profit before tax of £0.2 million. The business lists gross assets of £3.6 million.

Underpinned by over 35 years’ experience of delivering unrivalled security consultancy and training services, the Linx International Group is formed of three service lines, which will now form part of the Mitie Security offer.

Linx Consulting provides a range of specialist security, risk management and investigative services to international clients. These include security risk assessments, security design, fraud and commercial malpractice investigations, contingency planning and crisis management.

The consulting team works with clients in all sectors and of all sizes and is retained as a specialist advisor by several household names in the fast-moving consumer goods, electronics and pharmaceutical sectors.

PerpetuityARC provides extensive security management training, covering everything from security risk assessments to kidnap and ransom management. It was also the first private company to offer a Master’s degree in International Security and Risk Management, which is delivered in partnership with the University of West London. Further, PerpetuityARC is the exclusive education partner for The Security Institute.

Tavcom provides award-winning technical security skills training, offering over 100 technical training courses for installers, operators, managers and designers of security systems. These courses cover a range of disciplines such as system design, installation and maintenance for video surveillance systems, fire alarms and access control solutions.

Tavcom also manages the Certified Technical Security Professionals Register for electronic security and fire systems practitioners.

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