Verisure History
Verisure History

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The History of Verisure: the alarm company

Securitas Direct was born in 1988. Currently, the firm Hellman & Friedman is the main shareholder of the group. Verisure operates in 16 countries: Spain, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, France, Portugal, Italy, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Argentina and the United Kingdom, with more than 18,000 employees.

Throughout its more than 30 years of history, Securitas Direct has become No. 1 in alarm systems. More than 3.6 million people worldwide rely on us for protection.

A track record of success

  1. 1988

    Securitas Direct was founded

  2. 1989

    The business focuses on homes and small businesses

  3. 1995

    The company expands through the rest of Europe

  4. 2007

    We reach 1 million customers worldwide

  5. 2008

    Verisure is the new name of Securitas Direct's consumer branch

  6. 2008

    Verisure enters the South American market with its first branch in Chile

  7. 2011

    Bain Capital and Hellman & Friendman acquire Verisure

  8. 2015

    Hellman & Friedman acquires the interests of Bain Capital within Securitas Direct /Verisure Group and becomes its majority shareholder

  9. 2016

    Verisure reaches the 2 million-customer mark.

  10. 2018

    Verisure launches a new product – the ZeroVision Alarm. It is the only alarm on the market capable of stopping a burglary.

  11. 2019

    Verisure reaches the 3 million-customer mark.

  12. 2020

    Arlo Europe becomes a part of Verisure.

  13. 2021

    Verisure reaches the 3.7 million-customer mark worldwide, strengthening its position as the leader in Europe's alarm sector.

As a pioneer in innovation and technology, the group constantly tries to improve its services. Our security experts work to bring peace of mind to customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Work in Verisure

Verisure technology is on the cutting edge of innovation. The alarm incorporates two types of detectors, but also offers customers the opportunity to manage the security system installed in their homes or businesses from any location through their mobile phones or tablets, thanks to the My Verisure app. With this technology, Verisure handles more than 8 million signals from alarm devices a year, with an average response time of under a minute.

Alarm System Verisure

Andorra
C/Sant Antoni, 4 - 1º
Escaldes-Engordany
Argentina
Calle Humboldt (2495) Piso 10
CABA, Buenos Aires
Belgium
Raketstraat 64 / Rue de la Fusée, 64 B
Bruselas
Brazil
Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 1830
São Paulo
Chile
Avenida del Valle, Nº 841 Oficina 401
Ciudad de Santiago
Denmark
Hovedvejen
Glostrup
Finland
Televisiokatu
Helsinki
France
AURELIE MAGAND 1 CENTRALE PARC - BAT, 1 AVENUE SULLY PRUD´HOMME
París
Germany
Balcke-Dürr-Allee 2, Ratingen
Ratingen
Italy
Via Carlo Spinola
Roma
Netherlands
Prinsenkade
Breda
Norway
Drammensveien, 173-175
Oslo
Peru
Av Primavera
Surco
Portugal
Praceta Professor Alfredo de Sousa
Lisboa
Spain - Barcelona headquarters
Plaça de la Pau, Edificio 7, Planta 2
Cornella de Llobregat
Spain - headquarters
Calle Priegola
Pozuelo de Alarcón
Sweden
Ångbåtsbron
Malmo
United Kingdom
Unit 1, Ground Floor, Brentside Executive Park, Great West Rd
London
  • Andorra
    C/Sant Antoni, 4 - 1º
    Escaldes-Engordany
  • Argentina
    Calle Humboldt (2495) Piso 10
    CABA, Buenos Aires
  • Belgium
    Raketstraat 64 / Rue de la Fusée, 64 B
    Bruselas
  • Brazil
    Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek, 1830
    São Paulo
  • Chile
    Avenida del Valle, Nº 841 Oficina 401
    Ciudad de Santiago
  • Denmark
    Hovedvejen
    Glostrup
  • Finland
    Televisiokatu
    Helsinki
  • France
    AURELIE MAGAND 1 CENTRALE PARC - BAT, 1 AVENUE SULLY PRUD´HOMME
    París
  • Germany
    Balcke-Dürr-Allee 2, Ratingen
    Ratingen
  • Italy
    Via Carlo Spinola
    Roma
  • Netherlands
    Prinsenkade
    Breda
  • Norway
    Drammensveien, 173-175
    Oslo
  • Peru
    Av Primavera
    Surco
  • Portugal
    Praceta Professor Alfredo de Sousa
    Lisboa
  • Spain - Barcelona headquarters
    Plaça de la Pau, Edificio 7, Planta 2
    Cornella de Llobregat
  • Spain - headquarters
    Calle Priegola
    Pozuelo de Alarcón
  • Sweden
    Ångbåtsbron
    Malmo
  • United Kingdom
    Unit 1, Ground Floor, Brentside Executive Park, Great West Rd
    London