Avarn Security

Avarn Security is a leading security company providing comprehensive security services for corporations and public sector organizations in Finland. The company’s goal is to assist its clients in creating safe and well-functioning operational environments. Avarn’s service offering includes security systems, alarm center services, and guarding services.

In late 2016, Intera invested in the security sector by acquiring the entire share capital of ISS Security Oy and the Security Services business from ISS Palvelut Oy. These entities were later rebranded as Prevent 360. Avarn Security in its current form was established in 2018 when Prevent 360, owned by Intera, merged with Avarn Security. Intera acted as a minority owner in the new Avarn Security, with the other significant owner being the Norwegian security company Avarn Security Group.

In September 2023, Intera exited Avarn when the majority owner of the company, Avarn Security Group, acquired Intera’s minority stake. At the time of Intera’s investment in 2016, the company’s revenue was approximately EUR 70 million, growing to around EUR 110 million at the time of the exit in the fall of 2023. The company’s workforce also more than doubled during the ownership period, growing from around 1300 employees to approximately 2700 employees.


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