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Founded Year

1987

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

About MSA Security

MSA Security serves as an industry leader in high consequence threat protection and specialized training for corporate and government clients. The MSA team is comprised of security professionals with diverse backgrounds in law enforcement, elite military units, and the private sector working together to provide unparalleled explosive detection, consulting, training, and perimeter security services. MSA combines hands-on expertise with information and technology to minimize our clients' vulnerabilities to foreseeable threats.On September 20th, 2021, MSA Security was acquired by Allied Universal. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MSA Security Headquarter Location

9 Murray Street 2nd Floor

New York, New York, 10007,

United States

212-509-1336

Latest MSA Security News

Allied Universal expands K9 program with acquisition

Sep 20, 2021

Allied Universal expands K9 program with acquisition September 20, 2021 By Canadian Security Staff Allied Universal Monday announced the acquisition of New York-based MSA Security (MSA) from private equity firm GreyLion, a middle market private equity firm focused on investing in leading high-growth businesses. MSA is a provider of comprehensive threat protection solutions to clients nationwide including K9 security services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “The acquisition of MSA Security will not only expand our K9 program on a local and national level but will also increase our security resources around the world,” said Steve Jones, Global Chairman & CEO, Allied Universal, in a statement. “For more than 30 years, MSA Security has achieved success through its strong customer relationships, expertise and reliable service. This acquisition aligns perfectly with our strategic goals for identifying strong and high performing companies that offer vast services and are continuing to grow.” Founded in 1987, MSA Security was founded in 1987 and has revenue approaching $200 million. The company utilizes nearly 700 Explosive Detection Canine teams deployed around the world. MSA’s services also include specialized armed and unarmed security operatives, 24/7 strategic threat monitoring, specialized investigations, security training and security consulting. “MSA Security has experienced incredible growth in the last five years. During our partnership with GreyLion, we nearly quadrupled our revenue,” said Glen Kucera, MSA Security’s CEO. “We are excited to further recognize our full potential by combining with another industry leader and I look forward to partnering with Steve Jones and his team. Becoming part of an organization with the resources, technology focus, and depth of service that Allied Universal offers will allow MSA to expand on its success as the preeminent explosive detection canine business worldwide.” Advertisement Baird acted as financial advisor to MSA Security on the transaction. Latham & Watkins LLP acted as legal advisor to MSA Security. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP acted as legal advisor to Allied Universal.

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MSA Security Patents

MSA Security has filed 1 patent.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Computer network security
  • Computer security
  • Security
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Title

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3/17/2016

3/20/2018

Computer network security, Telephone numbers, Computer security, Security, Security compliance

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3/17/2016

Grant Date

3/20/2018

Title

Related Topics

Computer network security, Telephone numbers, Computer security, Security, Security compliance

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