The Keyholding Company (KHC) announced the acquisition of The London Keyholding Company (LKHC) today, as part of their continuing strategic expansion.
The two businesses will be merged over the coming months and trade under the name of The Keyholding Company.
United by a common business culture, the acquisition confirms KHC a frontrunner in the security market place and positions the company as one of Greater London’s largest providers of keyholding, alarm response and patrol solutions.
Charlie Gordon Lennox, CEO, The Keyholding Company commented: “We’re delighted to have made this acquisition. The synergy between the two companies is a perfect fit which will complement our existing offering and enable us to enhance and develop the services we provide to our existing customers.”
Fred Herring, who was at the helm of LKHC for 14 years, will be working closely with The Keyholding Company in a consultancy role.
Says Gordon Lennox:“We’re delighted to have Fred on board and look forward to working closely with him as we further develop our expansion plans. He brings over 40 years invaluable experience to the company and is well respected within the industry. We’re confident he will play an important role in assisting with our continued growth.”
Fred Herring said: “It’s with great pleasure that the LKHC is merging with KHC. Both organisations have long been recognised as leading security companies within the London marketplace and together, as a combined entity, will provide the perfect solutionfor individuals and companies looking for professional security, tailored to suit their individual needs.”
“I’m looking forward to working with the KHC and playing an integral part in ensuring the business continues to go from strength-to-strength.”Concludes Herring”.