Gunnebo acquires Security Activity in France

Gunnebo acquires Security Activity in France Gunnebo's subsidiary, Fichet-Bauche, has today acquired a French company, Security Activity. Security Activity is a division within Matra Nortel Communications which specialises in alarm systems, entrance control and CCTV. Security Activity, whose head office is located in Paris, had a turnover of some 25 million French francs in 1999 and some 16 employees. "The acquisition of Security Activity is strategic important and strengthens Fichet-Bauche's position on the French market for electronic security systems ", comments Bjarne Holmqvist, Gunnebo's President and CEO. GUNNEBO AB Information For further information please contact: Bjarne Holmqvist, President and CEO, tel: 031-83 68 00 mobile 0708-40 03 70 or Lennart Gustavsson, Finance, tel: 031-83 68 00 mobile 0705-93 40 80 Christian Selosse, President Fichet-Bauche, tel: +33 1 34 65 65 34 Gunnebo is one of the Europe's largest manufacturers of security products for perimeter protection and Entrance Control. The Group has an annual turnover of some MSEK 5 000 (Euro 600 million) and some 4 500 employees. ------------------------------------------------------------ Please visit http://www.bit.se for further information The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/09/20000209BIT00340/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/02/09/20000209BIT00340/bit0002.pdf

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The Gunnebo Group is a global leader in security products, services and solutions with an offering covering cash management, safes and vaults, entrance security and electronic security for banks, retail, mass transit, public & commercial buildings and industrial & high-risk sites. The Group has an annual turnover of MSEK 6,100, employs 5,600 people and has sales companies in 28 countries across Europe, Middle East & Africa, Asia-Pacific and the Americas as well as Channel Partners on over 100 additional markets. We make your world safer.

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