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Leading Danish security specialist sold to Garda Sikring/EMK Capital

The private shareholders of KIBO Security Group A/S have sold the company to Garda Sikring/EMK Capital, with a subsequent reinvestment in the larger group.

Headquartered in Denmark, KIBO Security Group has more than 50 years of experience providing security solutions to companies as well as public authorities and institutions. Its main activities are the design, installation and servicing of mechanical security, electronic surveillance and mobile security solutions. The group has approximately 160 employees, operating from four regional departments in Denmark. KIBO is widely recognized as a 360° security partner providing integrated perimeter security solutions. With certified specialists, KIBO implements and maintains simple stand-alone security solutions as well as complex security systems. In addition, it also has a 24/7 emergency service crew. The group focuses on customers where security is critical and has established a leading position in the market for high-end security solutions. It supplies some of Denmark’s most demanding customers in terms of security solutions, such as the Danish Armed Forces, the Danish Police, correctional facilities as well as key infrastructure.

Headquartered in Norway, Garda Sikring offers complete solutions within all areas from mobile to permanent safety plans. In July 2023, Garda Sikring was
acquired by EMK Capital, a private equity firm headquartered in London, UK. KIBO reinforces Garda Sikring’s position as a leading provider of security solutions in the Nordics.

Oaklins’ team in Denmark was engaged as strategic and financial advisor by the owners of KIBO Security Group, comprising management and Executive Capital, a Danish private investment firm.

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“With Oaklins’ help, we have found the best possible new owner for the company. I’m certain it will be an exciting journey together with Garda Sikring and EMK Capital.”

Lars Kramer

CEO and Co-owner, KIBO Security Group A/S

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Kim Harpøth Jespersen

Managing Partner
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oaklins Beierholm

Nicolai Audon

Director
Copenhagen, Denmark
Oaklins Beierholm

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