Gloucester security firm acquired by leading national business

A London-based security service company has acquired Gloucester business Glevum Security in a deal advised on by the GS Verde Group.

Founded in 2019 by Mark Telford, TMA Security was formed to get back to basics by offering a highly personal service and connecting with its clients’ ethos and culture.

As one of the leading security services companies in the UK, TMA is recognised for its various services such as consultancy, training, K9 services and guarding services.

Gloucester-based Glevum Security  provides professional security services for companies across the South West, from major corporate concerns to small family-run businesses.

The landmark deal marks the first acquisition for TMA Security Services as it embarks on a phase of growth.

The addition of Glevum Security will allow a substantial expansion of the service area and client base, along with the ability to provide additional services and develop a truly comprehensive suite of security services.

Mark Telford, managing director of TMA security, is a former Royal Marine and has over 25 years of experience in the security industry, working for private companies across the globe, as well as in operations for Reuters, HSBC, Sotheby’s, Battersea Power Station and G4.

In recent years, TMA Security supplied over 500 professionals for both the Queen’s funeral and King Charles III’s coronation, working closely with the police and other security parties to ensure incident-free hosting of these important historical events.

Mark, said: “We are pleased that Glevum Security has joined TMA at this pivotal time of growth in our business. Glevum shares TMA’s core beliefs of responsibility and keeping people safe through the latest developments in security and the team has invaluable knowledge in improving and developing new security products.

“The acquisition of Glevum Security means that TMA can expand our valuable services, client base and expertise to ensure we can provide the very best in security for our customers.”

Mark Baker & Steve Barnett Directors of Glevum Security Ltd, said: “Glevum Security is delighted to be joining TMA. The team there are as passionate about delivering effective security solutions as we are, and we are looking forward to working together to expand our services and keep more people and properties safe and secure.”

GS Verde Group supported TMA Security on its first acquisition transaction.

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