Privatimus enters into a collaboration with Turtle Saferooms


Both companies will add value to their core competencies and service portfolio in the HNWI/UHNWI markets.

HAMBURG, Germany (May 23, 2017) – Privatimus, a provider of security consultation, risk mitigation and protection for family offices, high-net-worth individuals (HNWI/UHNW) and corporate clients has entered into a collaboration with Turtle Saferooms, a German company that designs and constructs self-contained safety retreats for homes and public facilities. The joint collaboration adds value to the core competencies and service portfolio of both companies that serve the high-net-worth individual (HNWI) and ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) markets.

Turtle Saferooms provides immediate shelter from high-risk intrusions in a home or work environment. With a modular construction and a material mix of wood, safety steel and glass fiber composites, the protective enclosure can be inlcuded in an original architectural plan or retrofitted into existing frameworks, with a transparent aesthetic design such as a wardrobe. Built with a manually or electronically operated sliding door for ease of access, the safe room is sound-proof, fire-resistant and bullet-proof, and is equipped with a first-aid kit and built-in emergency alarm system to reach police or a security service.

By collaborating, Privatimus can provide its exclusive clientele cost-effective safe room solutions built with advanced composites and emergency response technology. Turtle Saferooms can offer added-value of expert professional security and risk mitigation services to its customers and prospective buyers.

As a graduate mechanical engineer, Jörg Allstädt, Managing Director and Owner of Turtle Saferooms brings 20 years’ experience in the field of engineering. Allstädt said: “In response to highly sensitive interests such as protection and safety, especially in circumstances where an individual’s initial response is elevated with anxiety, providing a solution that offers assurance and a safe retreat in a high-risk situation is at the forefront of what we do. The high level of expertise in security strategies provided by Privatimus and their confidentiality, professionalism and integrity will highly benefit our mutual HNWI/UHNWI clientele.”

“Family security in the home in addition to protection while in work environments is of primary concern to our clients,” commented Sven Leidel, Partner of Privatimus. “The advanced solutions offered by Turtle Saferooms that can be designed and manufactured to suit individual needs will be advantageous in risk mitigation planning and protection. This collaboration with Turtle Saferooms complements our bespoke services and portfolio in safety, security and response in crisis situations.”

Turtle Saferooms’ solutions have drawn tremendous interest from Europe and abroad including Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, France, the UK, and the United Arab Emirates.

Privatimus to provide security awareness training at Edumondi – the German butler school


Training and expertise sharing will be part of Edumondi’s diversified and practice-oriented curriculum.

HAMBURG, Germany (April 26, 2017) – Privatimus, a provider of security consultation, risk mitigation and protection for family offices, high net worth individuals (HNWI) and corporate clients was selected to provide security awareness training at the prestigious German butler school Edumondi. The Privatimus training and expertise sharing will be part of Edumondi’s diversified and practice-oriented curriculum that attracts and educates students Europe-wide in household management and hospitality services as a professional butler.

Edumondi offers a broad and varied training program for future butlers, household managers or housekeepers that attaches the utmost importance to provide comprehensive sessions that are taught with the concept of hands-on, ‘real life’ situations. Privatimus’ contribution to the Edumondi extensive program is to provide security awareness and expertise in areas such as identifying surveillance activities from third parties, counter-surveillance techniques, how to prevent and measures to take in response to high-risk situations, handling social media and critical/confidential information.

“Security awareness is critically important for a butler and the entire household staff,” commented Sven Leidel, Partner of Privatimus. “With their intensive interaction in the daily personal and social lives of the families and environments they are providing service for, in addition to regular contact with a range of external providers, it is imperative they are trained with the knowledge to best respond should unfavourable security circumstances arise.”

In addition to the on-site training courses, Privatimus will also perform pre-employment background checks on academy graduates and potential candidates that will be placed by Edumondi in homes of their HNWI/UHNWI clients. Edumondi will also train, advise and educate Privatimus Executive Protection Agents in areas of etiquette, protocol, personal management and communication.

Jörg Schmidt, Managing Director of Edumondi added: “This cooperation of two German market leaders in their areas of expertise provides a very powerful advantage to students of the Edumondi training program, combining the high quality of both services in our extensive curriculum.”