Allied Universal’s $1 Billion Acquisition of U.S. Security Associates

July 16, 2018

Cleary Gottlieb is representing Allied Universal, a portfolio company of Warburg Pincus LLC and Wendel SE, in connection with its acquisition of U.S. Security Associates (USSA), a portfolio company of Goldman Sachs, for $1 billion.

The transaction was announced on July 16, 2018, and is expected to close in the second half of 2018, subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals.

USSA is a full-service safety and security solutions provider, with over 160 locally-responsive offices, international locations and over 50,000 dedicated professionals. Allied Universal is a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 160,000 employees.