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G4S plc UK DK: Interim Management Statement



                 G4S plc UK DK: Interim Management Statement

5 November 2013
G4S PLC
INTERIM MANAGEMENT STATEMENT

G4S, the leading Global Integrated Security Company, reports today on trading
and financial performance from 30 June to date and gives an overview of
financial performance for the nine months ended 30 September 2013.

Overview - trading and financial performance from 30 June to date and nine
months to 30 September 2013

Trends from the first half of 2013 have broadly continued from 30 June to
date. Revenue, at constant exchange rates, compared to the same nine
month period last year grew by 6.4%^1. Profit before interest, tax and
amortisation (PBITA) was in line with the same period in 2012.  

Trading update - nine months ended 30 September.

Overall organic growth was 4.8%. Growth was 14% in emerging markets and was
broadly flat in developed markets. The Group delivered satisfactory organic
growth despite challenging market conditions in Europe and lower US federal
government spending which has affected our secure solutions and systems
businesses in that market. 

On 31 October, we agreed the sale of G4S Norway to Nokas AS for a total
consideration of £30.5 million including associated cash and debt. Completion
is subject to customary closing conditions. G4S Norway provides security and
security systems to customers across the country.

As at 30 September the Group was in a significantly stronger financial
position following the August share placing and receipt of the disposal
proceeds from the sale of our data storage business in Colombia. We expect to
receive the proceeds from the disposal of our Canadian Cash business in the
fourth quarter. The Group also had access to £960 million of committed,
un-utilised facilities.

UK Government

On 4 November, the SFO notified the company that it opened an investigation
into the provision of electronic monitoring services which commenced in April
2005.  The company will fully co-operate with this investigation. The company
also continues to provide support and full co-operation to the Ministry of
Justice on its audit of the electronic monitoring contract and, upon
completion of the audit, looks forward to working with the customer to address
any differences on this contract.  The company is also providing full support
and co-operation to the Cabinet Office review of key contracts.

Summary and Outlook

Our emerging markets businesses, which account for more than 40% of group
profits, continue to achieve good results. Trading conditions are expected to
remain challenging in Europe and the USA during the fourth quarter. The
restructuring of our UK & Ireland cash solutions businesses and selected
businesses in continental Europe is underway with tangible benefits expected
in 2014.  

At our Capital Markets presentation today, we will be outlining how the proven
expertise and capabilities of our people, coupled with our leading market
positions and diverse customer base provide us with the foundation from which
to deliver sustainable, profitable growth  

^1^ - excluding the Olympics contract

For further enquiries, please contact G4S plc:
Helen Parris - Director  of Investor Relations                   +44 (0)  1293 
554423

For Media enquiries, please contact
Adam Mynott - Director of Media Relations                +44(0) 1293 554445
Faeth Birch - RLM Finsbury                                +44 (0) 207 251 3801

Strategy update

A meeting for investors is being held in London at 2pm today. Webcast  details 
are as follows:
 
http://view-w.tv/p/707-803-13512/en

Notes to Editors:

G4S is the leading Global Integrated Security Company which specialises in the
provision of security products and services to customers.

G4S is quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a secondary stock  exchange 
listing in  Copenhagen. G4S  is active  in  more than  115 countries  and  has 
620,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com.

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