Timeline

1989

Remote surveillance

 
EMPLOYEES: 50
 
TURNOVER: 4 M €
 
Xavier Namy aquires Lilloise de Télésurveillance in France, renaming it ‘Scutum’, focusing on remote surveillance within the B2B and B2G markets.

1992

Franck Namy becomes the Scutum Group’s CEO, leading further expansion with new Safety and Security solutions in the B2B and B2G segments.
 
Custos Electronic Security was acquired in France.

1996

Scutum focuses on rapid growth through new acquisitions, adding Protext into its portfolio. It evolves from Security Remote Monitoring to Electronic Security Integration.

1998

Acquisition of CESS, 3i takes a 12% stake in Scutum to help it pursue its development.

1999

Acquisition of 15 companies

 
EMPLOYEES: 450
 
TURNOVER: 25 M €
 
Scutum reaches €25 Million turnover and continues to accelerate its growth by acquiring 15 companies with a focus in alarm installation in the B2C market.

2002

Acquisition of Gastinne Sécurité in France.

2003

3i exits the shareholding structure.

2006

EMPLOYEES: 550
 
TURNOVER: 50 M €
 
Acquisition of AFT and Alarmelec 60 (alarm installation for private individuals).

2008

CREATION OF THE FIRE BUSINESS UNIT

Scutum continues to accelerate its growth by acquiring 15 companies with a focus in alarm installation in the B2C market.
 
G4S Technologie, G4S Télésurveillance and Egide were acquired.
 
The ‘Defence Confidential’ Certification was obtained.

2010

EMPLOYEES: 800
 
TURNOVER: 76 M €
 
Following his nomination as ‘Manager of the Year’ by Private Security Awards (2009), Scutum Group’s CEO Franck Namy leads the creation of the Risk Management Business Unit and the acquisition of SSF (Scutum Security First), specialised in international risk prevention and management.

2011

Acquisitions of France Incendie in France and Inform Solutions GmbH in Germany.

2013

2014

EMPLOYEES: 800
 
TURNOVER: 109 M €

2015

EMPLOYEES: 1,200
 
TURNOVER: 136 M €
 
Merger between France Incendie & Egide to form Scutum Incendie in France.

Acquisitions of Orion Security Solutions in the UK, Satif (Services et Assistance en Techniques Industrielles Françaises) and Fire&Co in France, and Ceulemans Security in Belgium.

2016

Acquisition of GTC Security in the Netherlands, SFI, Yeoman Monitoring Services & Active Security Group in the UK.

2017

ACQUISITION OF 19 COMPANIES

 
EMPLOYEES: 1,320
 
TURNOVER: 155 M €
 
Acquisition of Cirtel, AAA Security, Scan Alarms, FPG Fire Protection Group and FPG Security Solutions and others.

2018

PREDICTIVE SECURITY SOLUTIONS

The Scutum Group is one of the leading European players in the Electronic Security, Fire Protection and Safety & Defence and continues its international expansion with the acquisitions of Trident Fire & Security Group, Elite Fire Protection, Securi-Guard Monitoring Services, Securi-Track (European Tracking & Recovery) andLogiscan Fire & Security in the UK, and BSG-Wüst Data Security GmbH in Germany.

2019

EMPLOYEES: 1,554
 
TURNOVER: 184 M €
 
The Scutum Group rebrands its five Remote Surveillance/Alarm Receiving Centres to Scutum Digital, reflecting Scutum’s strategy to further strengthen its Cybersecurity capabilities while deploying its multi-protocol, AI-based software ERIDAN™ Predictive Security System across five Monitoring/Alarm Receiving Centres in Europe (Yeoman Monitoring Services, Harlow and Securi-Guard Monitoring Services, Plymouth, UK ; Scutum Télésurveillance, Rouen and Toulouse in France; and BSG-Wüst Data Security GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany).

Scutum acquires SecTex GmbH in Germany and EVC Security Systems in Belgium.

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