Rubico Associates


Complete Security for High Profile, Private Individuals & Families


Close Protection

Rubico Associates is known for its highly reputable Close Protection, also known as Executive Protection and VIP security service.

Our protective security team bring a wealth of operational experience enabling us to understand and address the challenges that our clients face in VIP, corporate and hostile environments, and to provide an intelligence-led service.

Close Protection is a service which has grown in popularity over recent years as people realise the risks they face and choose to invest in their safety and that of their loved ones, ensuring peace of mind from threats ranging from opportunistic crime to targeted attack. Understanding the threats our clients face is paramount to us, and we ensure that accurate threat and risk assessments are conducted enabling us to offer the necessary levels of protective security to our clients.

We understand that people have a variety of reasons for requesting protection and we pride ourselves on our dedication, ensuring that our clients receive the right protection officer to match their requirements, personality, and lifestyle.

Individual/ Family



24/7 Global
Tracking App

Security Chauffeurs

24/7 Rubico Associates Operations Centre

Female Bodyguards


Our Close Protection Services

Close Protection is a necessary security measure for Corporations and Individuals who may be exposed to increased personal risk due to their employment, celebrity status, wealth, associations, geographical location, or any other reason that could make them the target of a physical attack or kidnapping.

Rubico Associates Close Protection operators have been providing bespoke security solutions to clients throughout UK, Europe and the Middle East for many years. Our highly trained, low-profile close protection operators are qualified to work in high-risk and complex environments and specialise in the protection of diplomats and commercial clients.

Simply having CCTV and an alarm system is not enough these days. Nothing beats a physical security presence. Rubico Associates provide ex-military close protection trained residential security guards to protect your home or properties in London, Manchester or Liverpool and throughout the UK 24/7. Rubico Associates security will secure your home, hotel suite or country estate from theft or damage by criminals. At Rubico Associates we pride ourselves on being the leading provider of residential security teams withing the UK.

Operating a full range of luxury cars and purpose-built vehicles, Rubico Associates can offer first-class transportation for VIPs and business executives, as well as high-level security options for deliveries of importance. Rubico Associates chauffeurs are some of the most highly trained in the business and will ensure you travel in the utmost safety to your destination. Most of our Security chauffeurs have served within the Traffic Division of various UK Police Forces and have attained Class One Level certification.

Rubico Associates dedicated Super yacht solutions division are a leading provider of large yacht services and offer a comprehensive portfolio of fully (tailorable) solutions of unparalleled quality.
Supporting yachts of all sizes, Rubico Associates understand the need for professionalism and discretion when operating in the large yacht community. We focus on building established long term partnerships with our clients, which include Captains, Owners, insurance underwriters, management companies, family offices and individuals engaged in charter.


Our proprietary Tracking Platform allows us to track our clients online wherever they may be in the world via a range of satellite tracking devices, which can be issued to clients on a permanent or temporary basis. These devices feature alert buttons that will trigger alarms to our 24/7 Crisis Response Centre.