Statement regarding USA Today article on ArmorGroup

In 2007, ArmorGroup was retained by the United States Government (USG) to deliver a security services contract in Afghanistan. That contract was operated by ArmorGroup’s proxy-managed U.S. company.

In 2008, G4S acquired ArmorGroup, including the above mentioned proxy-managed company, which was then transferred into WSI Inc. In 2014 G4S sold WSI Inc.

During this period, from 2008 to 2014, G4S was not permitted, under U.S. law, to control the board of directors or management of WSI.