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The Brink's Company

Company nameThe Brink’s Company
Company typePublic (NYSE - BCO)
IndustryLogistics, Security
HeadquartersRichmond, Virginia, U.S.
650 branches and 7,800 vehicles in 150 countries
Key peopleMicheal T. Dan, CEO
ProductsSafes, Products
Revenue(+)US$3.12B (FY 2010)
Operating income(+)US$164M (FY 2010)
Net income(+)US$57.1M (FY 2010)
Total assets(+)US$2.27B (FY 2010)
Total equity(-)US$516M (FY 2010)
Employees59,400 (2010)

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The Brink’s Company (NYSE - BCO) is a security and protection company headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, United States. Its core business is Brink’s, Incorporated; it spun off its Brink’s Home Security operations into a separate company (Broadview Security) in 2008. In 2005, the company reported a total of 54,000 employees and operations in more than 50 countries. The company emerged from The Pittston Company and changed its name to The Brink’s Company in 2003.

Brink’s is popularly known for its bullet-resistant armored trucks which are used to carry money and valuable goods (once used to transport the Hope Diamond from an auction to the buyer's home). Brink’s is a provider of security services to banks, retailers, governments, mints and jewelers. Founded in 1859 by Perry Brink of Chicago, Illinois, Brink’s Incorporated evolved from an armored transportation service to one of the main providers of logistics solutions and secure transportation in the world. About three quarters (72% in the third quarter of 2010) of Brink's revenue comes from business outside of North America. In 2010 17% of revenue came from France (which accounted for 44% of European business)

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Brink's recently sold one of its core operations, BAX Global, a logistics and transportation solutions company. BAX Global was formerly known as Burlington Air Express. On January 31, 2006, Brink's sold BAX Global to Deutsche Bahn for US$1.1 billion.

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