Falck A/S is a Nordic-based organisation with activities in most areas of Europe and representation on three continents. The four business areas: Healthcare, Assistance, Training and Emergency together make up Falck’s business. All of Falck’s activities are directed at preventing accidents and disease, at providing assistance in situations of emergency, accidents or need, and at helping people move on with their lives after illnesses or accidents.
Falck Training is a world leader in rescue and safety courses, especially for staff in the offshore sector and the maritime sector. Also the chemical industry, fire services, the aviation industry and military defence units use Falck's competences and training centres for safety training for their staff.
In addition, Falck is the largest private ambulance company in Europe. Falck provides ambulance services to the general public in seven countries in close collaboration with the authorities. Falck also provides other services for the public sector such as patient transport, rehabilitation of patients from the public hospital sector, operation of assistive equipment centres and a number of services for the police and the road authorities.
In 1988 The Falck family sells Falck to Baltica, a Danish-based insurer. Falck purchased the security service division ISS Securitas from ISS in 1993. The first in a series of mergers, which later included both Group 4 and Wackenhut.
The company later mergered its activities in the security field with Securicor Plc. That new company was named Group4Securicor. In connection with the merger, Falck is separated from Group 4 Falck and listed independently on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. Danish media describes the separation as “Falck returns to its roots”. In February 2005 Falck is delisted from the Copenhagen Stock Exchange due to the fact that Nordic Capital has bought the shares of Falck.