Press Release

16 October 2014

Mitie acquires leading screening company Procius

Procius is a specialist in pre-employment screening and vetting with particular expertise in the aviation and transport sectors

Mitie Group plc (“Mitie”), the strategic outsourcing company is pleased to announce that it has today acquired Procius Limited (“Procius”), a leading UK pre-employment screening company, from the management team.

Procius’ is a specialist in pre-employment screening and vetting, and has particular expertise in the aviation and transportation sectors.

This acquisition will provide Mitie’s Total Security Management business with additional niche capability and support its growth as one of the UK’s largest providers of pre-employment screening, competency management and criminal records checking services.

The combined business has over 3,000 customers across all sectors. The acquisition will add an operational hub in Basingstoke to Mitie’s well established PeopleCert and UKCRBs businesses which are located at MiTec (Mitie’s technology hub in Northern Ireland).

Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE, Mitie’s Chief Executive, said: “I am delighted to welcome the Procius employees to our rapidly growing screening and vetting business.

“This acquisition will significantly enhance the services that we offer to our customers, particularly in the aviation and transport sectors.”


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For further information, contact:
Erica Lockhart
Executive Affairs Director, Mitie Group plc
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Helen Greenwood
Investor and Public Relations Manager, Mitie Group plc
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