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Allied Universal looking to hire 30,000

CEO Steve Jones tells SSN security more essential than ever during crisis
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04/15/2020

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal announced it is seeking to hire more than 30,000 security professionals and administrative staff to fill positions located throughout the nation over the next two months.

Allied Universal celebrates Women’s History Month

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03/10/2020

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is celebrating Women’s History Month, which commemorates and encourages the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

Allied Universal makes fourth buy in a month

Deal speaks to company’s overall growth strategy, CEO says
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12/16/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal’s recent buy of APG Security — its fourth deal in about a month — speaks to company’s overall strategy to continue growing through acquisition.

Allied Universal acquires SOS Security

Merger expands company’s size and global reach, adding 15,000 employees
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11/26/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a security and facility services company based here, and SOS Security, a provider of global security services, announced a merger that will increase Allied’s footprint and global reach, adding 15,000 employees.

Allied Universal acquires Advent Systems Inc.

Deal expands company’s technology services division in Midwest region
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11/07/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif. and ELMHURST, Ill.—Allied Universal, a security and facility services company, recently announced the acquisition of Advent Systems, Inc., a low-voltage integrator of IP video, access control, structured cabling and audio/visual systems based in Elmhurst, Ill.

Allied Universal acquires Michigan-based Midstate Security

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09/04/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, recently announced the acquisition of Midstate Security, a fully integrated electronic security and monitoring systems company based in Wyoming, Mich.

Allied Universal’s CEO publishes book

Steve Jones talks with SSN about the book and how the company went from $12 million to $7 billion in 20 years
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02/14/2019

SANTA ANA, Calif.—Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal, added “author” to his list of accomplishments with the recent publication of No Off Season: The Constant Pursuit of More, a story that chronicles his days as football standout at Cal Poly to successful CEO of a billion-dollar security company.

Allied Universal acquires U.S. Security Associates

Company CEO talks with SSN about what this deal means moving forward
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07/18/2018

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. and SANTA ANA, Calif.—Allied Universal, a security and facility services company based here, on July 16 announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire U.S. Security Associates (USSA) from Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division (GSMBD), adding approximately 50,000 employees and bringing the company’s employee total to more than 200,000.

Allied Universal makes buy in Philly

Acquisition of Covenant Security Services broadens expertise in energy sector
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02/07/2018

SANTA ANA, Calif. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and one of the largest security forces in North America with more than 150,000 employees, on Feb. 5 announced the acquisition of Covenant Security Services Ltd., a Philadelphia-based security firm that is a division of Covenant Services Worldwide. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Allied Universal unveils new GSOC services

Integrator introduces new services at ASIS 2017 as it blends manpower with technology
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10/05/2017

SANTA ANA, Calif. and CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—Allied Universal, a facility services company and one of the largest security forces in North America with more than 150,000 employees, unveiled at ASIS 2017 in Dallas last week a new Global Security Operations Center as a Service (GSOCaaS) offering.

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