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Allied Universal appoints chief merger and acquisition officer

By Canadian Security Staff   

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Michael Beregovsky, Allied Universal

Allied Universal recently announced the appointment of Mike Beregovsky as chief merger & acquisition officer and co-head of strategy & investor relations. Danette Perkins has been promoted to president of mergers & acquisitions for North America.

According to the company, Beregovsky will be responsible for working with executive leadership to implement strategic direction and leading global M&A activities. He will play a key role in the pending acquisition and integration of G4S.

“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Mike over the last eight years when he was at Warburg Pincus, the company’s long-standing financial partner,” said Steve Jones, chairman & CEO of Allied Universal, in a statement. “Mike’s vast experience and execution capability, coupled with his pragmatic and strategic perspective, will give Allied Universal a tremendous lift in regard to our merger and acquisition activities on a global scale. We are truly thrilled that Mike is joining our executive team.”

“I am delighted to join Allied Universal. I have worked with the executive team for years so this will be a natural and seamless transition,” added Beregovsky. “This is truly an exciting time to join Allied Universal as the company sits at the forefront of remarkable international expansion. I look forward to partnering with Danette and her team to replicate the company’s extremely successful North America acquisition program on a worldwide scale.”


Since 2011, Beregovsky served at Warburg Pincus’ Industrial and Business Services group in London and New York. Prior to that, he worked at Thomas H. Lee Partners and at Banc of America Securities’ Leveraged Acquisition Finance Group. Beregovsky was appointed to Allied Universal’s board of directors in 2019.

Allied Universal also announced the appointment of its new global CFO Tim Brandt in March.

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