North American Security and Crisis Response Leader Acquires Mena International Group, Extending its Expertise to Latin America
CLEVELAND, OH, Aug. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - AFIMAC, a North American leader in corporate security and crisis response has announced its acquisition of Mena International Group, specialists in security, investigations and crisis response within Latin America. The buy-out comes just two weeks after AFIMAC announced its corporate merger of AFI International and IMAC Global, a move intended to streamline its services across North America. This flurry of alliance and acquisition activity signals a major growth and expansion phase for the well-recognized and elite group of security companies.
Through the acquisition of Mena International, AFIMAC will now further extend its reach into Latin America in order to better serve those companies with multi-regional operations. Latin America is a very important market for AFIMAC's global clients and, based on its superior reputation, Mena was selected as the best security partner that could bring access, security expertise and experience across the region.
"We are thrilled to make Mena part of our AFIMAC family," says Peter Martin, president and CEO of AFIMAC Global. "Whether it is a kidnap for ransom, labor dispute, cargo security matter, or executive protection requirement, AFIMAC is now able to service the entire corridor through North and South America."
"AFIMAC is a company that isn't afraid to invest real dollars into markets that their clients regard as critical," says Ruben Mena, president of Mena International Group. "With its excellent reputation and far-sighted vision, we see it as a golden opportunity to join forces and are confident of future success under the same brand."
Combining the strengths of AFI International and International Management Assistance Corporation (IMAC), AFIMAC Global is a leader in the provision of comprehensive corporate security and contingency planning services through North and South America and also offers global services. Its diverse capabilities include executive protection, labor dispute planning & response, cargo security & escorts, disaster & emergency response, corporate investigations, workplace violence assessment & response. With a distinguished management team and highly skilled personnel, AFIMAC Global is well known for its high quality service delivery and immediate responsiveness. www.afimacglobal.com
About Mena International Group
With services spanning from investigations, crisis management, executive protection and emergency response, Mena International Group is recognized as the premier trusted security service provider for companies across Latin America. www.menasecurity.com
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