Acquires ASA Fire Protection and Swift Fire Protection
TORONTO, June 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FirstService Corporation (TSX:FSV) and (NASDAQ:FSV) (“FirstService”) announced today that its subsidiary, Century Fire Protection (“Century”), has recently acquired two Georgia-based fire protection service companies, ASA Fire Protection (“ASA”) and Swift Fire Protection (“Swift”). The leaders of both businesses will continue to run day-to-day operations. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.
Founded in 2009, ASA is a leading provider of inspection, testing and maintenance services for fire protection systems and extinguishers to industrial and manufacturing clients within the Georgia market. Swift Fire Protection, established in 1969, specializes in fire extinguisher sales and services across Georgia.
“The addition of ASA and Swift further expands our service capabilities, diversifies our customer base and solidifies our market-leading position in Georgia. We are excited to be partnering with the leaders of both ASA and Swift to further accelerate our growth,” said Scott Tutterow, CEO of Century. “These transactions are consistent with our strategy to increase the service offering to our clients across Century’s operations,” he concluded.
ABOUT FIRSTSERVICE CORPORATION
FirstService Corporation is a North American leader in the property services sector, serving its customers through two industry-leading service platforms: FirstService Residential – North America's largest manager of residential communities; and FirstService Brands – one of North America's largest providers of essential property services delivered through individually branded franchise systems and company-owned operations.
FirstService generates more than US$1.7 billion in annual revenues and has more than 19,000 employees across North America. With significant insider ownership and an experienced management team, FirstService has a long-term track record of creating value and superior returns for shareholders. The Subordinate Voting Shares of FirstService trade on the NASDAQ and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "FSV". More information is available at www.firstservice.com.
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