COMPANY PRESS RELEASE: Rentokil Initial, the global business services company, announces that it has spent £2.3m on the acquisition of five businesses with aggregate turnover of £2m.
In Hygiene the purchase of Eurowas strengthens its operations in Belgium with similar benefits afforded in Malaysia from the acquisition of SGS Pink.
Within Tropical Plants the acquisition of Pettigrew provides an entry into the Eire market to complement existing Hygiene and Pest Control operations.
Finally, within Pest Control, National Britannia adds to the company’s existing businesses in Germany and Switzerland, whilst Gea further strengthens its operations in Italy.
Commenting on these acquisitions, Sir Clive Thompson, Rentokil Initial’s Chief Executive, said:-
These acquisitions continue our policy of selectively acquiring high quality businesses to strengthen our existing operations within our specialised service areas.