Allied Universal, a security and facility services company in North America, has acquired Shetler Security Services, a Phoenix, Ariz.-based company offering security solutions on a national level. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

“The acquisition of Shetler Security Services aligns perfectly with our long-term strategic plan of adding exceptional security professionals and valuable resources into local markets around the country,” said Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal. “Together, we will bring fantastic opportunities to Shetler Security Services clients and employees with the goal of delivering innovative security solutions to all.” 

Founded in 2007, Shetler Security Services offers the implementation of armed, unarmed and patrol security services for a premier client base that includes widely recognized financial institutions within the United States. With revenues in excess of $22 million and more than 525 employees, the company provides security services in Arizona, California, Minnesota, Colorado, Texas, Nevada, New Mexico and Montana. Shetler Security President/Owner Mike Shetler will be joining Allied Universal as a consultant.

“The combination of our two companies will provide significant benefits for our clients, including access to Allied Universal’s highly advanced technology solutions,” Shetler said.

Shetler Security Services was represented by Bruce H. Keeling with Blitstein LLC in the transaction.