Europe's most widely installed home alarm

We're serving 2 million customers in 14 countries.

Connected to home and family

We set new standards for the connected and protected home.

Focus on quality and service

That's why our customers are among the most satisfied in the industry.

This is Verisure Securitas Direct

Verisure is Europe's leading provider of home alarms and connected services for the smart home

We know home security and smart home services

Verisure Securitas Direct is Europe's leading provider of professionally monitored alarms and connected services for the home and small business. Our core business is home security solutions – primarily professionally monitored intrusion and fire alarms – but we also offer smart home services. By forging partnerships with companies in complementary segments we are extending our reach in connected services to areas like control of digital locks and indoor climate supervision – all controlled and monitored through the Verisure mobile app. We help customers stay in touch with home and family, making their daily lives that little bit easier and more pleasant.

Quality in all aspects

We are a service organisation, and to ensure top quality throughout our operations we control every stage of our value chain. Product and software design and development, sales, installation, monitoring, maintenance and customer support are all in-house. For alarm intervention we use leading guard companies, the police, local fire services or other professional partners.

We control every stage of the value chain

In-house R&D

In-house product and software design and development

Sales and installation

Sales and installation

Local neighbourhood presence

Local neighbourhood presence, support and prevention

Alarm centre and customer service

Customer service and support, monitoring and verification

Notifications and control via Verisure App, e-mail, SMS and telephone

Customer  notification and control via mail, SMS, telephone, app

guard/security officer call-outs, police and fire brigade intervention

Alarm intervention by guard, police, emergency or other partner

This is Verisure Securitas Direct


The connected smart home is a natural evolution

Using a SmartPlug in your Verisure system is only one way to get your home connected

The number of connected devices is growing fast. Growth in residential broadband and smartphone use across Europe paves the way for the next step in the connected evolution: getting everything, everywhere, online. Wireless technology is embedded in all kinds of products that keep people in touch with their home, family and what matters most. This evolution is changing how people live their lives. Consumers are ready and the infrastructure is in place. Security is an integral part of the smart home – and offers exciting opportunities for Verisure. Professionally monitored intrusion and fire alarms will continue to be our core business. At the same time, we’ll expand our reach by being pioneers and setting standards for the connected smart home.

By inviting partners from complementary segments such as healthcare, insurance, energy and telco to join the Verisure platform, we create a multifaceted and attractive smart home offer. For consumers, this delivers a coherent offer that combines a range of professional smart home services presented through a straightforward and seamless interface on their mobile phones, tablets and computers.

Our market

Expansion in Europe

Verisure Securitas Direct is a growth company and at this point present in 14 countries with 9,000 employees serving a total of 2 million customers. The company is number one in Europe and growing fast in South America. The European market consists of about 210 million households and is relatively underpenetrated. As new technology changes the way we do business and reshapes customer behaviour, we face a major market change. Increased flexibility and a broader range of services are forging a more attractive and relevant offering. This will strengthen our customer relationships and see the emergence of new customer categories.

Verisure Sweden


Verisure Sverige AB

Customers: 340.000

Employees: 400

Verisure Norway


Verisure Norge AS

Customers: 200.000

Employees: 225

Verisure Denmark


Dansikring Direct A/S

Customers: 50.000

Employees: 100

Verisure Finland


Verisure OY

Customers: 55.000

Employees: 100

Verisure Belgium


Verisure NV

Customers: 50.000*

Employees: 200

* incl. Netherlands

Verisure Netherlands


Verisure NV

Customers: 50.000*

Employees: 30

* incl. Belgium

Securitas Direct Spain


Securitas Direct España

Customers: 780.000

Employees: 3.350

Securitas Direct France


Securitas Direct France

Customers: 260.000

Employees: 1.300

Securitas Direct Portugal


Securitas Direct Portugal

Customers: 110.000

Employees: 550

Verisure Italy


Verisure Italia

Customers: N/A

Employees: 275

Verisure Chile


Verisure Chile

Customers: 35.000

Employees: 550

Verisure Brazil


Verisure Brasil

Customers: 35.000

Employees: 425

Verisure Peru


Verisure Perú

Customers: N/A

Employees: 150

Verisure Peru


Verisure UK

Customers: N/A

Employees: 40

Business partners

To realise our vision of the connected smart home, we form partnerships with suppliers of home-oriented professional services. One example is our recent alliance with ASSA ABLOY, which now allows consumers to control their Yale Doorman digital locks via the Verisure app. Our ambition is to create value for all involved: customers, partners and ourselves. Do you want to partner with us?

Owner and group management

Verisure Holding is under the ownership of the private equity firm Hellman & Friedman since 2011. The group management team comprises Austin Lally, Group CEO; Vincent Litrico, Group CFO; Erwin Wieffering, Group CMO; Marta Panzano Barbero, Chief Human Resources Officer; Benedict O'Halloran, Group CLO;

Luis Gil, President of Business Development & Expansion; Antonio Anguita Ruiz, President of Iberia & Latin America; Mattias Ringqvist, General Manager Sweden; Tore Staveland, General Manager Norway; Olivier Allender, General Manager France.

Dick Seger, Verisure President and CEO
Austin Lally

Group CEO

Lars Nordmark, Group CFO
Vincent Litrico

Group CFO

Lars Nordmark, Group CFO
Erwin Wieffering

Group CMO

Dick Seger, Verisure President and CEO
Marta Panzano Barbero

Chief Human Resources Officer

Dick Seger, Verisure President and CEO
Benedict O'Halloran

Group CLO

Luis Gil, Vice President, Market Expansion
Luis Gil

President of Business

Development & Expansion

Dick Seger, Verisure President and CEO
Antonio Anguita Ruiz

President of Iberia & Latin America

Dick Seger, Verisure President and CEO
Mattias Ringqvist

General Manager Sweden

Dick Seger, Verisure President and CEO
Tore Staveland

General Manager Norway

Dick Seger, Verisure President and CEO
Olivier Allender

General Manager France

  • 1934


    Securitas, the company Verisure derives from, is founded in Helsingborg, Sweden.

  • 1988

    Securitas Direct is founded

    Securitas Direct is founded 1988 as a division within Securitas. The idea is to offer affordable home alarms of high standard, in Sweden to begin with.

  • 1991

    Expanding abroad

    The company starts its geographic expansion by establishing in Norway.

  • 1996

    Adding solutions for small businesses

    Securitas Direct starts selling alarm solutions for small businesses.

  • 2000

    We’re going wireless

    Securitas Direct introduces the first wireless alarm.

  • 2005

    Catching burglars on tape

    Securitas Direct launches video verification as a method for the alarm centre to immediately verify the cause of the alarm and quickly take the right action.

  • 2006

    Securitas Direct listed on stock exchange

    Securitas Direct becomes a stand-alone company and is listed on the stock exchange.

  • 2008

    EQT acquires Securitas Direct

    The company is unlisted from the stock exchange.

  • 2009

    Verisure is born

    The Verisure concept is introduced as a product brand - a platform holding future-proof technology for home alarms and future services.

  • 2010

    Establishing on new continent

    Verisure is introduced in Chile, as the first in a line of South American countries. It’s also the starting point of profiling Verisure as a consumer brand.

  • 2011

    Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman
    become new owners of Verisure Holding

  • 2012

    1.5 million customers can't be wrong

    The company breaks the 1,5 million customers barrier. The same year Securitas Direct in Finland changes name to Verisure, as the first European office.

  • 2013

    The connected smart home is introduced

    Verisure expands from its core business, professionally monitored intrusion and fire alarms, to include connected services for the smart home.

  • 2014

    Another step towards a total name change

    Securitas Direct in Sweden, Norway, Belgium and the Netherlands change name to Verisure as another step towards a total name change.


Verisure Holding AB

Box 392, SE-201 23

Malmö, Sweden

Securitas Direct Verisure Group is a leading European provider of professionally monitored fire and intrusion alarms that include response services. The customer offering covers the whole value chain – from product development, design and sale to installation, service and a 24/7 professional monitoring solution. Thanks to a strong focus on high quality, the company’s 2 million customers are among the most satisfied in the industry. The company is present in 14 countries across Europe and Latin America and has more than 9,000 employees and partners. The group has grown to be the second largest home alarm provider in the world.