June 30 (Reuters) - Wendel :
* To acquire AlliedBarton, a leading security services company in the U.S.
* Announced has agreed to acquire AlliedBarton security services from funds managed by Blackstone for approximately $1.67 billion
* The transaction is expected to close by the end of the third quarter
* As part of the proposed acquisition, Wendel will make an equity investment of approximately $670 million, for a c. 96 pct ownership in the company, alongside AlliedBarton's management team Source text for Eikon:
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