SOS Security LLC Acquires AS Solution, a Global Executive Protection Firm

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Acquisition Deepens SOS Security’s Close Personal Protection Capabilities Worldwide and Positions AS Solution for Accelerated Growth

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Together, we will provide clients with extensive security solutions – from personal protection and intelligence analysis to fire and safety operations to guarding and special services – both domestically and abroad.

SOS Security LLC, one of the nation’s largest privately-owned security companies, acquired AS Solution, a leader in providing innovative executive protection and security services for Fortune 500 corporations and other distinguished clients.

Founded in 2003, AS Solution provides customized executive protection, intelligence analysis, event and residential security, secure travel support and technological solutions to enhance individual and corporate security, productivity, and business continuity. In 2016, AS Solution, which is based in Bellevue, WA and has more than 600 employees, performed approximately 3,000 protective details in 86 countries.

"We are thrilled to join the SOS Security family,” said Christian West, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AS Solution. "We will continue to serve our clients with the same approach and dedication as we have for many years, only now as part of a larger global team with extensive operational resources.” West will continue to lead AS Solution and will become Executive Vice President of SOS Security.

"Our investment in AS Solution is an exciting strategic collaboration that will provide our clients with complimentary, critical security solutions from a single provider,” said Edward B. Silverman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SOS Security. “Together, we will provide clients with extensive security solutions – from personal protection and intelligence analysis to fire and safety operations to guarding and special services – both domestically and abroad.”    

"I look forward to working closely with Christian and his exceptional team to expand our global special services offerings to our clients,” added Silverman. “With the launch of SOS Security’s Global Security Operations Center in Parsippany, combined with the AS Solution Operations Center in Seattle, we are capable of providing global 24/7 security support."

About AS Solution

AS Solution delivers customized, global executive protection, secure travel, residential security, intelligence analysis, event security and more for the Fortune 500, private clients and philanthropic organizations.

About SOS Security LLC

Founded in 1969, SOS Security is one of the largest privately-owned security companies in the U.S. with more than 8,000 security professionals working domestically and around the world through foreign regional joint ventures and strategic partners. A proven leader in the Security and Protective Services industry, SOS Security is headquartered in Parsippany, NJ and has offices throughout the United States and resources throughout the world.

SOS Security’s business lines include Executive/Close Protection services for Fortune 1000 corporate executives and high-profile individuals around the world; Investigative, Management and Consulting Services; as well as Fire/ Life Safety Services. In addition, SOS Security provides highly qualified and trained security officers for clients in various industries such as: Technology/ Communications; Government; Embassies and Consulates; Public Utilities; Education Facilities/Campus Security; Hospitality/Leisure/Hotels, Retail/Shopping Centers; Media/Entertainment; Commercial/ Residential Real Estate; Pharmaceutical/Healthcare/ Hospitals; Manufacturing/Warehouse/Distribution; and Financial/Banking.

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