History

The international group G4S has been providing its clients with services for more than 100 years.
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History

In the year 1901 in Denmark Marius Hogrefe incorporated a company with the name Kjøbenhavn Frederiksberg Nattevagt. In the almost 115 years which followed, this company, which is now called G4S, has developed into the biggest provider of security solutions in the world. At present it operates in more than 125 countries and employs 657 000 people.

1990

On October 3, 1990, GROUP 4 SECURITAS a.s. was registered as one of the first security agencies in the Czech Republic. Since its beginnings, it has experienced enormous growth and it has soon become one of the biggest and most respected providers of cash and security services in the country.

The first service it has been providing since 1990 was guarding.


1991
 
In the spring of 1991 the first three armoured vehicles came which were used for the transport of cash. Intensive training of crews and managers has begun.

 

1992-1998

The rapid development in the years 1992-1998 brought building of branches in the whole Czech Republic. Also Cash Processing Centres in Prague and Brno and Ostrava were opened. G4S has become leader in providing services of cash transport and processing, including the ATM operation. 

2001

Acquisition of the company Bankovni ochranna sluzba Inc.

2004

In the year 2004 the name of the company changed to Group 4 Falck a.s.

2006 

In 2006 the ownership structure changed again, which separated the individual areas of business and two new independent joint stock companies originated: G4S Cash Services (CZ), a.s. and G4S Security Services (CZ). a.s.

2007

Acquisition of the company Brink´s C.L. Czech Republic Ltd. 

2010

In compliance with the worldwide strategy and by unification of the corporate identity of G4S, both the companies have been bearing new names since November 2010:

- G4S Cash Solutions (CZ), a.s.
- G4S Secure Solutions (CZ), a.s.

2011 

In 2011 both the companies celebrated 20 years of joint operation on the Czech market of security services.