Arcfyre Group: Expansion of our global footprint in The United Kingdom and Europe with the acquisition of Minimal Risk Consultancy

Arcfyre is excited to announce the acquisition of Minimal Risk Consultancy Ltd (MRC), which will form a part of the international Arcfyre Group structure

MRC, based in the UK, is a successful specialist risk consulting, recruitment and project management organisation which has always focused on personalized service, sound analytical implementation combined with cost effective delivery. MRC continues to provide support to Government, Multinationals, SMEs, and high net worth individuals, worldwide.

The Arcfyre Group, founded in 2004, has grown exponentially to provide our customers with one central point of focus for a variety of high end, security services across the globe. 

Over the last 18 years Arcfyre has acquired and merged with several like-minded companies, grouped under the Arcfyre brand, that specialise in their respective fields of expertise. The Arcfyre group provides security risk consultancy, journey management and protective services in over 65 countries on four continents, with roughly 35 000+ operational days provided in 2021 alone.

Arcfyre maintains strategically placed offices in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria and the UK, Arcfyre Group is ideally positioned to support requests across the globe. The guiding principle behind Arcfyre was never to be the largest, but to maintain our reputation as a global leader in boutique security services.

After exploring several options for Group UK/EU expansion, MRC presented the best fit to synchronise with our core values, business ethics and service delivery drive. With combined ISO 9001: 2015 certification and the same dedicated, customer-centric approach and a true understanding of what it means to be leading industry professionals, the decision was simple for both Arcfyre and MRC to work together strategically. MRC provide a range of consulting and security services across multiple regions, which align seamlessly with Arcfyre’s market position. 

Jared Higgins, Founder of the Arcfyre Group said “We are extremely thrilled about the successful partnership with Minimal Risk Consultancy, the synergies of both businesses made complete sense and we know the merger will add significant value, not only an enhanced footprint across the United Kingdom and the European Union as well as many other parts of the world but a diversification of service offering as well.”

MRC, founded in 2003, are joining the group with the existing management team remaining in place to ensure continuity of service for its well established client base. MRC bring into the Group high-end physical guarding, special event security, recruitment, and proven UK based risk consultancy. MRC’s clients will undoubtedly benefit from the groups enhanced capability with support and access to the Arcfyre 24/7 Global Security Operations Centre (GSOC), specialised and developed hostile environment training facilities and the now extended global footprint of Group offices and deployable assets.

Greg Cole, Director MRC said “We are genuinely excited by this merger and the opportunities to develop further as niche specialists within the industry and provide an enhanced service to our clients going forward.”

The Arcfyre Group clientele focus ranges from multinational organizations, philanthropy to high net-worth individuals and families. We have a strong understanding between how services and delivery may differ between the philanthropic and the business worlds, facilitating seamless integration from one to the other.

As an evolving Group, we look forward to continuing our offering of the same quality, consistency, and bespoke approach that both organisations have proudly built their strong ethos and reputations over many years.

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