Security firm with Lexington office acquired

A&R Security Services Inc. has acquired United Security Management Services, a Cleveland company with offices in Lexington, Erlanger and Louisville.

Both companies are privately held, and no financial details were released. The acquisition adds Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia to A&R's service area.

A Chicago company, A&R now provides security services for high-rise residential, office, manufacturing, health care and education facilities in six Midwest states.

The company has more than 2,000 employees and annual revenues of more than $50 million.