Tyco- world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security solutions company acquires First City Care

09 January 2013
The world’s largest pure-play fire protection and security solutions company, Tyco, announced that it has acquired London based First City Care Plc.

Established in 1986, First City Care installs a variety of security and safety equipment covering electronic, technical and physical installations in the City of London. Its portfolio of offerings spans all aspects of access control, video surveillance, intruder alarms and security systems integration primarily for banking and finance organisations.

"The addition of First City Care to the Tyco portfolio supports our strategy to pursue strategic bolt-on acquisitions to enhance our business," said Jordi Andreu, President of Tyco Installation & Services UK, Ireland, Middle East and North Africa. "The company's knowledge and expertise in UK banking and finance, combined with their reputation for quality and superior workmanship, integrates nicely with our commitment to delivering customer service excellence."

The First City Care business will be part of Tyco's Installation & Services business, and will continue operating under the First City Care name.

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