Brink's Issues Statement on Robbery at Brussels Airport

           Brink's Issues Statement on Robbery at Brussels Airport

Value of Total Loss Not Confirmed, Brink's Portion of Loss Covered by
Insurance Program

Loss Expected to Reduce First-Quarter Results, Full-Year Profit Outlook

PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 20, 2013

RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO)
said today that, on February 18, an armed gang attacked a Swiss-bound plane at
the airport in Brussels, Belgium, and stole an unconfirmed amount of diamonds,
a portion of which was being shipped by Brink's. No injuries have been

Brink's has a longstanding insurance program in place to cover its losses.
The total loss exposure has not been verified, and the loss exposure for
Brink's has not been disclosed. Brink's has notified all of its customers
affected by the robbery, who will be reimbursed promptly for all confirmed

While Brink's expects the loss to have a significant impact on its
first-quarter earnings, the robbery does not materially affect its full-year
profit forecast. As a result, the company reaffirmed the full-year financial
outlook it provided on February 1, which called for a segment profit margin
between 6.0% and 6.5% on organic revenue growth of 5% to 8%.

Brink's is working with customers and the authorities to resolve all
outstanding issues relating to this incident as quickly as possible.

About The Brink's Company

The Brink's Company (NYSE:BCO) is the world's premier provider of secure
transportation and cash management services. For more information, please
visit The Brink's Company website at or call 804-289-9709.


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SOURCE The Brink's Company

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