Squire Patton Boggs has advised Kings Secure Technologies (KST) on the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire specialist fire and life safety systems provider East Fire Extinguishers and Alarms T/A EFire.
The transaction was led by Corporate partner Paul Mann and included director Louise Parker and Associate Indy Bening.
Founded over 50 years ago, KST is one of the largest independent security, fire and risk management businesses in the UK. Headquartered in West Yorkshire, with offices in Scotland, the Midlands, London and the South East, the company serves clients in a wide range of industries, with a portfolio which includes the UK’s largest grocery retailers, high street and fashion, forecourt, data centres, distribution and supply chain, energy healthcare, private sector, education and the public sector.
“We are pleased to have advised KST on its fourth acquisition in just over two years,” commented Paul Mann. “EFire is a good strategic fit, with capabilities that will enhance KST’s services and support its ambitious growth plans.”
Squire Patton Boggs advised KST on the acquisition of Silver Group in 2020, and Cougar Monitoring Limited and Quidvis Limited in 2021.