Allied Universal to acquire U.S. Security Associates for approximately $1 billion

Letter to shareholders

Annual General Meeting
May 17, 2018

A strong tradition of entrepreneurship supporting long-term investing

The Wendel International Center for Family Enterprise

Wendel, long-term investor

Our porfolio of promising, diversified companies

The companies in the Wendel Group are leaders in their industries and use innovation as the cornerstone of their development.

  • Certification and verification
  • Production, transformation and distribution of building materials
  • IHS
    Mobile telephone infrastructures in Africa
  • Flexible packaging
  • Security services
  • Manufacture and distribution of paints
  • High-performance coatings and leather-finishing products
  • Material science specialist
  • Facilities services
  • Industrial bakery equipment
  • Diversified insurance leader in Africa *Company in the process of being sold
  • Development of shopping malls in Africa
  • Design and manufacture of trochoid pumps and hydraulic motors

years of history

Founded in the east of France (Lorraine region) in 1704,
the Wendel Group developed its business over more than 300 years
in diverse industrial sectors, mainly steelmaking.