Amarante International and Geos, the French private security companies headed [...]
GEOS is a private security company based in France and owned by the Luxembourg-based private equity firm Halisol. The firm specializes in security work in challenging environments such as Afghanistan or Iraq.
The Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (ICTS) contract looks set to be blocked for some time. Behind the official reasons for the delay is a stand-off over which company should be the local partner on the contract. [...]