Verisure, the pioneer protecting individuals and small businesses
Verisure is a home security company established in 1988 as part of the Swedish group Securitas AB under the name Securitas Direct. Later, it became an independent company. Currently, the firm Hellman & Friedman is the main shareholder of the group. Verisure can be found in 16 countries – in Europe and Latin America – and already has more than 16,000 employees.
As the market pioneer, taking full responsibility to protect what matters most, Verisure offers everyone peace of mind with experience of over 30 years for more than 2.7 m customers.
A track record of success
1988 Securitas Direct founded as part of the Securitas Group
1989 The business focuses on homes and small businesses
1995 The company expands through the rest of Europe
2006 Securitas Direct separates from the Securitas Group and lists on the Stockholm stock market as an independent company
2007 We reach 1,000,000 customers worldwide
2008 Verisure enters the South American market with its first branch in Chile
2009 Verisure is the new name of Securitas Direct consumer branch
2011 Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman acquire Verisure
2015 Verisure reaches the 1,800,000 customers mark, strengthening its position as a leader in the alarms sector in Europe
2015 Hellman & Friedman acquires the interests of Bain Capital within Verisure Group and becomes its majority shareholder
2016 Verisure reaches + 2,000,000 customers mark
2017 Launch of Zero Vision alarm, the only alarm with an active human response, capable of stopping burglary
2018 Verisure reaches 2,700,000 customers worldwide
As a pioneer in innovation and technology, the group is in constant improvement of effective services. Our security experts work in this centre to bring peace of mind to customers 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Verisure technology is the cutting edge of its innovation. The alarm incorporates two types of detectors. But it also offers customers the opportunity to manage the security system installed in their homes or businesses from any location through their mobile phone or tablet, thanks to the Verisure application. With this technology, Verisure handles more than eight million signals from alarm devices a year with a response time of under a minute.
Verisure remains at the vanguard of innovation and technology by offering customers solutions that guarantee maximum levels of protection. All of our products are designed in-house by our team of engineers. We never stop developing new products to continue innovating and strengthening our monitored security solutions and alarms in our markets.