G4S plc


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Q3 2019 G4S PLC Trading Statement Release

Latest Developments


G4S Board Approves Separation Of Cash Solutions Unit, HY PBITA Rises

St. James's Place Cuts Stake In G4S To 2.9% - Filing

St. James's Place Discloses 3.8% In G4S As Of June 5 - Filing


About G4S plc

G4S Plc is a security company specializing in the provision of security and related services to customers. The Company's segments include Africa, Asia Middle East, Latin America, Europe, North America, and UK & Ireland. It offers Secure solutions products, including manned security and facilities management services, and Cash solutions, mainly the provision of physical cash management services. Its secure solutions also include technology services, including the supply, installation and monitoring of alarm systems, and security and building systems technology; facilities management, and care and justice services. Its Cash solutions also include technology services comprising the provision of hardware and bundled software for the processing of cash receipts by customers. It provides services across sectors, including government, oil and gas, transport and logistics, ports and airports, leisure and tourism, financial institutions, mining, corporate and industrial, and retail.


Security Systems & Services

Contact Info

5th Fl, 105 Victoria Street


Executive Leadership

John P. Connolly

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Ashley Almanza

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Tim Weller

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Mel Brooks

Regional President - Africa

John C. Kenning

Regional Chief Executive Officer of Americas

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2.15 mean rating - 13 analysts
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Latest News

Brinks Co considering $1.23 billion takeover of G4S cash business: Sky News

U.S. security company Brinks Co <BCO.N> is mulling a more than 1 billion pound ($1.23 billion) takeover of the cash solutions business of G4S Plc <GFS.L>, Sky News reported on Friday, sending the British company's shares as much as 9% higher.

Brinks Co considering $1.23 bln takeover of G4S cash business - Sky News

U.S. security company Brinks Co is mulling a more than 1 billion pound ($1.23 billion) takeover of the cash solutions business of Britain's G4S Plc, Sky News reported on Friday.

Security firm G4S falls as Canadian rival abandons interest

Shares of G4S Plc fell as much as 9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after Canadian rival Garda World Security dropped its potential bid for the British security services company over the weekend.

G4S first-quarter revenue rises, separation review on track

Britain's G4S Plc, which has been subject to takeover interest from Canada's Garda World Security, said on Tuesday it had made good progress in a review to separate its cash business and reported higher first-quarter revenue.

G4S soars as Canada's Garda World Security considers bid

Canada's Garda World Security said on Wednesday it was considering a cash offer for some or all of G4S, sending shares in the world's largest listed security company up almost a third for their biggest daily gain in nearly two decades.

REFILE-Canada's Garda World considering making offer for Britain's G4S

Canada's Garda World Security said on Wednesday it was in preliminary stages of considering an approach to the board of British rival G4S Plc for a possible cash offer to buy the company.

G4S reviews options to separate cash solutions business

G4S Plc <GFS.L> is reviewing options to separate its cash solutions business that is responsible for transporting, storing and managing cash, the world's top security firm said on Thursday.

G4S says trading in line with full-year targets

G4S <GFS.L>, the world's biggest security group, said it expected growth to accelerate in the second half of the year after organic revenue fell 2 percent in the first quarter due to tough comparatives with last year.

Britain's G4S looks beyond small change in cash revolution

Global security and cash management firm G4S <GFS.L> expects notes and coins to drive its business, even as their usage falls in favor of electronic transactions around the world.

BRIEF-G4S revenues below expectations, sees positive outlook on global growth

* strong growth in technology-related security revenues: +11.4%

BRIEF-G4S 2017 revenue outlook slightly lower than previously flagged

* organic revenue growth was 4.4%, with all regions growing apart from Middle east and India region

Head of G4S immigration unit at centre of abuse scandal quits

The head of a G4S-run immigration unit in Britain at the centre of allegations of bullying and abuse, has resigned, the outsourcing company said on Friday.

BRIEF-G4S Custodial and Detention Services managing director says Ben Saunders has resigned as director of Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre

* G4S Custodial and Detention Services managing director says Ben Saunders has resigned from his role as director of Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre Further company coverage:

BRIEF-G4S immigration centre boss resigns - BBC

* G4S immigration centre boss resigns - BBC Source text:

UK's G4S roasted by MPs on violent abuse at immigration centres

British MPs accused outsourcer G4S of repeated failures of detainee welfare safeguards and whistleblowing mechanisms at a secure immigration unit, after physical and verbal abuse by guards was revealed in a BBC documentary.

G4S suspends nine staff at UK migrant centre, says to investigate conduct

British outsourcer G4S <GFS.L> has suspended nine members of staff at an immigration removal centre while it investigates a BBC report alleging abuse in the treatment of migrants, the company said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Britain's FTSE down in the dumps as G4S dives, precious metals miners shine

* Safe haven precious metals miners in demand (Adds detail, updates prices at close)

Emerging market risks overshadow UK security firm G4S's H1 results

The world's largest security group G4S <GFS.L> said it was on track to meet annual revenue growth goals but its shares fell 6 percent on Wednesday after a long rally as investors homed in on growth risks in emerging markets.

BRIEF-UK's G4S sees risks to growth from Asia, Middle East but overall positive on outlook

* CEO sees downside risks to growth outlook from Asia, Middle East, upside risks from strong pipeline

Britain's FTSE down in the dumps as G4S dives, precious metals miners shine

Britain's top share index was shaken from its summer lull on Wednesday as geopolitical tensions hit equity markets globally, sending investors into safe-havens such as gold mining stocks, while weak earnings weighed on shares in G4S.

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