EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Seris Security

Seris Security

Geographic Location

Country: European Union
Location of affected unit(s): Belgium, France


Sector: Administrative services
Administrative and support service activities
80.30 - Investigation activities
Number Employed: 12000

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 08-12-2015
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 13-11-2015
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2015
Planned Job Creation: 800

Additional Information

The private security and investigation group Seris has announced on 8 December 2015 to have recruited 800 employees since the terrorist attacks in Paris, on 13 November. The group has recruited 500 employees in France and 300 in Belgium. Seris is the second largest private security group in France and employs 8,500 people. It employs 12,000 people in the EU, mainly in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. Its annual turnover reached €350 million in 2014.