Business changes in Latin America04 November 2016
G4S plc, the world’s leading security company, today announces the sale of G4S Venezuela. The disposal is in line with the group's portfolio management strategy to enhance performance and bring greater strategic focus to the business. This will be the tenth business the group has sold since 1 January 2016. The sale is due to close in early December 2016.
G4S has also completed the closure of its cash in transit business in Costa Rica. G4S remains the leading private security company in Costa Rica, with over 2,200 guards nationwide.
G4S is the world's leading global, integrated security company specialising in the delivery of security and related services to customers across six continents.
The group is active in more than 100 countries*, and is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange with over 610,000* employees and has a secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
*Includes 44,000 employees in businesses in 15 countries that are being sold or exit