Triton Risk Management Ltd agree to acquire Graspan Frankton Ltd

The acquisition creates a global leader in security, risk management and complex managed services for clients operating in high risk environments.

Graspan Frankton’s capabilities in complex security solutions combines with Triton Risk Management’s strength in the provision of risk management solutions for blue chip corporate clients. A strong, well-financed platform for growth will help clients face increasingly complex challenges and risks. Graspan Frankton will help drive growth across the financial, energy, mining, maritime, oil & gas, petrochemical and infrastructure sectors, particularly in the Middle East and Africa.

Graspan Frankton’s management team remains unchanged.

Triton Risk Management and Graspan Frankton jointly announced today that the two parties have agreed terms for a majority acquisition, bringing Graspan Frankton into the wider Triton Group. Graspan Frankton will drive the groups global focus on commercial sectors, and this merger establishes the combined resources and funding to deliver ambitious plans for commercial expansion, to which both parties are committed. The merged entity will leverage Graspan Frankton’s market leading position and reputation driving new growth.

Graspan Frankton is a leading provider of innovative solutions, which include intelligence and advisory services, security risk management, specialist training and capacity building and mobile and static enhanced security to blue chip commercial customers. Graspan Frankton will continue to operate its distinct and highly respected brand, driven by its reputation of delivering operational excellence in conformity with the strictest compliance standards in the industry. Graspan Frankton’s management team will remain unchanged and is committed to driving the growth of the combined Group with the scale and support afforded through this new partnership with Triton Risk Management.

Sean McKeown and Paul Manning, co-founders of Graspan Frankton, will continue to manage the business day-to-day, adding immeasurable value, insight, and relationships in the commercial markets they have establish over the past decades.

Graspan Chairman Paul Manning said

Graspan Frankton’s clients face increasingly complex challenges in managing a myriad of risks including the safety of personnel, integrity of investments, regulatory compliance and the protection of corporate reputation. As a result, Graspan Frankton needs to offer more services, and this merger establishes a unique position for the company to meet these global operational demands.

Sean McKeown, Graspan Frankton’s Managing Director, who will continue to lead Graspan Frankton, added

With reputations for operational excellence and governance across government and commercial clients, not only will this combination allow each company to benefit from the other’s considerable experience, but it will provide us both with a broad and resilient platform for growth. We are tremendously excited about the opportunities which lie ahead for the combined Group.

Ashley Wood, Managing Director of Triton Risk Management commented

We are excited to welcome Graspan Frankton into the Triton family, the leadership, experience, and capabilities of our combined operations establish us as a full-service risk management, integrated security, and managed services provider with a global presence.

The acquisition brings together a global team of industry leaders serving a broad list of customers that include governments, NGOs, and a diverse mix of commercial entities. The transaction furthers Triton’s position as a leader in the provision of risk management solutions and provides global expansion opportunities into established and emerging markets across several continents. Operating under the oversight of an experienced board and an experienced management team, the combination of these companies will enable a significant expansion of services within the global market, delivering complex program management, integrated security solutions, training, and advisory services throughout the world.