StockMarketWire.com - Security specialist G4S said group revenue had increased by 4.8% in the first quarter of 2019 versus the same period a year earlier, citing growth in both its Secure Solutions and Cash Solutions arms.

Secure Solutions' revenue grew by 4.9% in the three month period, with notable gains in Africa (9.3%) and in the Americas (8.5%).

Cash Solutions' revenue increased by 4.4%, helped by its North American Retail Cash Solutions business growing sales by more than 30%.

'We launched a new retail software and service solution for the multi-store small-box retail segment where we see an exciting opportunity to enhance the efficiency and control of cash management for customers,' it said. Story provided by StockMarketWire.com