History of Loomis AB


Loomis has over 160 years’ experience of handling cash. This long history is your guarantee that, with us as your partner, you have an expert in this field.

1852
Henry Wells and William Fargo found the company Wells Fargo & Co. during the California Gold Rush. The company was later renamed Wells Fargo Armored Services. A few years later, the company takes over parts of the legendary Pony Express, the first express mail service in North America.

1905
During the Alaska Gold Rush, Lee Loomis establishes the Cleary Creek Commercial Company, which later becomes the Loomis Armored Car Service. The company supplies miners in Alaska with commodities using dog sleds.

1934
Erik Philip-Sørensen establishes Helsingborgs Nattvakt in Helsingborg, Sweden. The company expands internationally within a very short time and later becomes Securitas.

1997
Loomis Armored Car Service takes over Wells Fargo Armored and renames the entire company Loomis, Fargo & Co.

2001
Loomis, Fargo & Co. merges with Securitas.

2006
Securitas Cash Handling Services becomes Loomis.

2008
Loomis goes public in Stockholm, Sweden.

2009
Loomis opens a branch office in Slovakia and acquires the Slovak cash handling company Fenix.

2010
Loomis expands into the Czech Republic by acquiring the Czech cash handling company Fenix and its 500 employees.

2011
Loomis expands into Turkey. Following the acquisition of the Pendum company in the USA, Loomis become the market leader there.

2012
Loomis expands into the Latin American region through the acquisition of an Argentinian company. The entire Spanish mainland can be covered through the acquisition of the company Efectivox.

2014
Loomis takes over VIA MAT Holding AG. This acquisition allows Loomis to extends its range of services as a result of the creation of new international valuables transport routes.

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