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West Sealand International makes strategic European acquisition.

WEST Sealand International (WSI), Guernsey, on 1st July 2017, formally acquired its European partner Shield Risk Consulting (SRC), a global security consulting firm. The acquisition extends WSI’s security consulting portfolio and provides it with a European operating centre in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Managing security risk is becoming more complex, risk is 3-dimensional, effecting all aspects of commercial operation and personal activity.  As people become more mobile, as companies seek expansion into new geographic markets, either through acquisition or organic growth, risk profiles change.  SRC delivers insight to those who chose to embrace change, whilst effectively managing risk for their physical assets and teams.

“Shield Risk Consulting delivers what our customers are demanding, experience, depth of knowledge and an ability to provide simple answers to complex situations, “ said Mike Allen, director, WSI. “With Shield and the WSI group of security companies we will be able extend our ability to deliver a comprehensive 360 degree security solution to companies inside and outside of Europe.”

With this announcement, WSI will be able to accelerate growth and capability, offering an ever wider set of integrated security solutions, to a diverse set of customers Shield has served since 1998.  Shield Risk Consulting is a trusted, respected brand, it will be retained for European operations.

Jesper Lundsgaard, CEO, Shield Risk Consulting, “The team at Shield are delighted to become a key part of the success of WSI, we see an excellent fit between Shield and WSI, that will truly benefit our clients.”


About West Sealand International

West Sealand International, headquartered in Guernsey, is a private security company that offers a 360-degree approach to risk mitigation, from security masterplan design and security consultancy, to specialist training services, technology, procurement and cyber security.


About Shield Risk Consulting

Shield Risk Consulting is a leading security consulting company with exceptional knowledge and expertise in Risk and Crisis Management. Shields ability to execute security operations anywhere in the world through the application of efficient, high-performance security solutions helps many companies to operate safely and effectively in high risk areas around the world.