LINQ IS A STRATEGIC

DEFENCE AND SECURITY

SERVICES INTEGRATOR

Welcome

LINQ is a strategic defence and security services integrator

Our family of companies provides integrated security, operations support, training, and post-conflict stabilisation services to meet the needs of governments, multinational corporations and international organisations worldwide.

Building on our core values of integrity, excellence and teamwork, we bring together experts from different countries to build a stronger offer, with all the critical capabilities, size and cultural awareness needed to operate in the most challenging environments.

 

About Linq

LINQ was founded by successful entrepreneurs and security experts.

LINQ is headquartered in Brussels to combine expertise from different countries and cultures and facilitate access to European institutions.

We build our strength through acquisitions, mergers and business partnerships, developing synergies in support of a common vision: to be a trusted international defence and security group combining the expertise and cultural sensitivity of different national backgrounds, deploying tailored solutions and being able to operate in the most complex and high-threat environments.

LINQ companies operate in Europe, Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia.

 


 

LINQ IN BRIEF:

A pragmatic entrepreneurial culture
A multidisciplinary team of professionals
A high added value international network
A long-term partner, with a 5 to 10 years investment horizon
An active majority shareholder

 


 

How We Do Business

 

At LINQ, we share a strong ethical approach and remain steadfast to our core values of integrity, excellence and teamwork.

LINQ fully respects all national security policies and firewalls affecting its member companies and clients.

LINQ companies maintain the highest standards of compliance, quality and accountability, and support all relevant international codes of conduct and standards, including the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies, the United Nations Global Compact and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.

LINQ companies aim to be a trusted partner to their clients, their employees, and the communities in which they operate.

 

Read our


Code of Conduct and Business Ethics


Corporate Social Responsibility

 

Approach

A Shared Passion and Perspective

LINQ increases its capability by integrating companies that share a passion for excellence, innovation and cultural understanding, whose shareholders want to maximise value, and whose leaders recognise the importance of mutually beneficial collaboration.

In each investment, we seek to:

  • Activate our international network to drive strategic partnerships that will deliver top line growth for portfolio companies
  • Work closely with senior leadership to develop go-to-market strategies outside core markets
  • Provide corporate and business development investment as well as M&A support to boost organic growth
  • Provide professional support to internal processes, systems and reporting
  • Manage exit planning and value realisation

 


 

Our main investment criteria:

Growing companies
High revenue velocity
Ambitious, skilled and committed management teams

 


 

Leadership

The LINQ leadership team includes acknowledged business and security experts and is supported by an advisory committee responsible for guiding strategy and overseeing ethical corporate governance.

 

Leadership team

Stephane Gerardin
Patrick Braun
Arnaud Dessenne

 

Advisory Committee

Edgar Buckley
Eric Souetre
Gerard Lancner

 

 

Market

LINQ global offer

LINQ is able to provide a comprehensive offer of defence and security services to governments, multinational corporations and international organisations in challenging environments worldwide.

LINQ focuses on four core segments:

 

Portfolio

Our family of companies includes

ERYS GROUP and LINQ EXPERTS

Each entity operates independently, maintains its own brand and implements a distinct business strategy while cooperating and combining as necessary to deliver across markets and sectors.

ERYS Group
LINQ Experts

 

 

News

10
Nov
2015

LINQ acquires 95% of ERYS GROUP

LINQ just took a majority shareholding in ERYS GROUP, the leading French Private Security Company which has in 2014 a 36% growth and a 20,22% of EBITDA.

Contact

If you would like to learn more about LINQ or discuss a potential investment in complete confidence, please contact:

LINQ CAP SA
Avenue Louise 489
1050 Brussels – Belgium

M. contact@linqcap.com
T. +32 2 893 78 82