Case details

Merger control
Case reference
Ccent/2022/17 - G4S / Attenti
Attenti Electronic Monitoring Group Ltd.
Company active in the commercialization of complete systems for remote/electronic monitoring of people. Its offer includes the necessary equipment, as well as the corresponding software and technical support. These products are used by public authorities to monitor people, in application and in accordance with national criminal law rules. In Portugal, Attenti is only active in providing solutions for remote monitoring of offenders through its local distributor SVEP - Segurança e Vigilância Electrónica de Pessoas, Lda.
G4S Monitoring Technologies Limited
Entity wholly owned by the G4S Group that focuses on the sale of remote/electronic people monitoring systems. The G4S Group is a UK - based global security services provider. The G4S Group is wholly owned - albeit indirectly - by Allied Universal Topco LLC, a US facility management and security services company. Neither the G4S Group nor any of the other entities controlled by Allied Universal are active in Portugal.
  • Others
Activity (NACE)
  • N8020 - Security systems service activities
Applicable legislation
Art. 37(1)(a) (Law 19)
Notification thresholds
Market Share threshold
Type of merger
Cooperation with sector regulators
Type of Investigation
Phase 1
AdC’s decision
Case description
The notified concentration consists of the acquisition of sole control over Attenti Electronic Monitoring Group by G4S Monitoring Technologies.
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