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Xtralis acquires VSK for US$49 million
[4 Oct 2007] [Xtralis, cmciver@xtralis.com]

Xtralis and VSK Group Join Forces to Form a Security and Surveillance Technology Power House

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VSK Group, the Belgian subsidiary of Allied Defense Group, has been acquired for USD $49 million. VSK designs, develops and markets sophisticated electronic security systems throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the United States. Xtralis’ globally recognized brands include ADPRO security surveillance systems, ASIM traffic detection systems, PROACTIV fire control and management solutions and VESDA very early warning smoke detection.

VSK and Xtralis will be run by newly appointed CEO, Samir Samhouri. Mr Samhouri will ensure that VSK and Xtralis work together to build their combined presence in the global security market.

Mr Samhouri said the joint work with VSK Group will provide Xtralis with complementary technologies: "Gaining access to VSK’s technology and products is an important strategic step for Xtralis as the company looks to further expand its footprint globally and strengthen its superior detection and analysis technologies. Working together, Xtralis and VSK will be able to offer more competitive solutions to our target markets.

VSK complements Xtralis’ video security and fire protection systems with a broad portfolio of IP networked surveillance solutions while its dominant access control platforms will add to the breadth of capabilities and tools available to both companies"

To learn more about this exciting development and how the VSK acquisition further strengthens Xtralis’s security product offering, visit the website on the above link.

Sunday 16 December 2018