How we create value

Securitas is a global company that offers the most advanced and sustainable security solutions in the industry. We are located in 47 countries in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, and have 355 000 employees. Securitas has over 150 000 clients, both small and large, in many industries and segments. We are driven by a clear corporate culture and purpose, which helps us live according to our values.

Offering

REMOTE GUARDING

Securitas operators use cameras to remotely patrol client sites

ON-SITE GUARDING

Our on-site security officers are trained to detect, deter and respond to risks and incidents

MOBILE GUARDING

Mobile guards patrol multiple sites within a limited area

ELECTRONIC SECURITY

We provide the full value chain, from design and installation to maintenance and monitoring

FIRE AND SAFETY

A full range of fire and safety solutions, including fire prevention and emergency planning

CORPORATE RISK MANAGEMENT

Combining cutting-edge technology with top security intelligence

Creating value through

FOUR STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS

Our four strategic focus areas help us deliver sustainable global security solutions with focus on our clients, people and society.

PURPOSE AND CULTURE

Our purpose gives our employees motivation and a sense of pride. Together with our culture this helps us reach our full potential.

OUR VALUES

Our values guide us every day and they are the foundation of our culture. They help us to act in an ethical way.

We help make your world a safer place

Value delivered in 2020

92

%

share of employees with permanent work contract

91

%

client retention rate

4.5

%

operating margin

862

current taxes paid, MSEK

-14

%

improvement in injury rate

107 954

total sales, MSEK

4.00

proposed dividend, SEK

92

%

share of employees with permanent work contract

-14

%

improvement in injury rate

91

%

client retention rate

107 954

total sales, MSEK

4.5

%

operating margin

4.00

proposed dividend, SEK

862

current taxes paid, MSEK

Security — a human need*

EMPLOYEES

We are a people company and it is important that we are a stable employer with long-term focus that offers our employees good working conditions. We believe in developing our employees through training and talent management so they can reach their full potential and grow in their jobs.

CLIENTS

With our in-depth knowledge and experience we continue to offer our clients innovative and data-driven solutions. Our clients can feel confident that our solutions are efficient and designed to help them minimize interruption in their businesses.

SHAREHOLDERS

Securitas is a long-term, stable, profitable and sustainable company. By leading the transformation of the security industry, we will remain an attractive investment.

SOCIETY

Being safe is one of the most basic human needs. In a world where the threats to our security are constantly increasing and becoming increasingly complex, we exist to help our clients make cities and communities safer.

*Read more about how we contribute to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 5, 8 and 16 on page 172 in our Annual and Sustainability Report.

2020 in two minutes

Guided by a strong
purpose and core values

Securitas plays an important role for our clients and in society. We quickly adapt to new situations and changing client needs – like in the challenging year 2020 – to help make the world safer. We provide high-quality protective services, and through the combination of a trusted and agile workforce and the latest intelligent security technology, we offer our clients innovative solutions for all their security needs. We help them keep ahead of their risks so that they can focus on their core business.

355 000

Employees

6.63

Earnings per share, SEK

4.5

%

Operating margin

107 954

Total sales [MSEK]

47

*

Number of countries with operations

91

%

Client retention rate

150

Number of global clients

153 000

Number of clients (excluding monitoring-only clients)

2.1

Net debt to EBITDA ratio

* At the beginning of 2020, Securitas had operations in 56 countries and has, after having decided to leave or divest operations, remaining operations in 47 countries at the beginning of 2021.

355 000

Employees

150

Number of global clients

47

*

Number of countries with operations

4.5

%

Operating margin

2.1

Net debt to EBITDA ratio

107 954

Total sales [MSEK]

6.63

Earnings per share, SEK

153 000

Number of clients (excluding monitoring-only clients)

91

%

Client retention rate

* At the beginning of 2020, Securitas had operations in 56 countries and has, after having decided to leave or divest operations, remaining operations in 47 countries at the beginning of 2021.

355 000

Employees

107 954

Total sales [MSEK]

150

Number of global clients

6.63

Earnings per share, SEK

47

*

Number of countries with operations

153 000

Number of clients (excluding monitoring-only clients)

4.5

%

Operating margin

91

%

Client retention rate

2.1

Net debt to EBITDA ratio

* At the beginning of 2020, Securitas had operations in 56 countries and has, after having decided to leave or divest operations, remaining operations in 47 countries at the beginning of 2021.

Executive statement

Showing resilience in challenging times

“2020 has been a tough year for everyone, and I am prouder than ever to be part of a team of competent and committed people.”

Magnus Ahlqvist, President and CEO

Watch Magnus Ahlqvist’s statement 2020 [2:42 min]

Executive statement

Showing resilience in challenging times

Securitas_Magnus_mobile

Watch Magnus Ahlqvist’s statement 2020 [2:42 min]

“2020 has been a tough year for everyone, and I am prouder than ever to be part of a team of competent and committed people.”

Magnus Ahlqvist, President and CEO

Focus areas

Focusing on
client needs

Our aim is to become the intelligent protective services partner for our clients, and we have identified four strategic focus areas to reach it: client engagement; protective services leadership and innovation; efficiency; and people. In each of these areas we are driving various activities to execute on the strategy, reinforce our leadership role and create long-term value.

CLIENT ENGAGEMENT

Client engagement is about finding ways to deepen our client partnerships through an expanded value proposition, shared values and ethics.

PROTECTIVE SERVICES AND INNOVATION

Securitas already has the most comprehensive services portfolio in the industry, and we are continuously strengthening our offering.

EFFICIENCY

We are investing in our IT and business platforms to boost efficiency across the company.

PEOPLE

Our employees’ engagement, pride and passion are vital for our continued market leadership.