Interserve Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Business Services Company

Interserve has acquired 3 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Interserve’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Rentokil Initial - Initial Facilities Business for $385M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2020, when it sold Interserve - Support Services Division to Mitie Group for $417M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (67%) and healthcare services (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

Interserve plc

Interserve House, Ruscombe Park,
Reading, RG10 9JU
United Kingdom,
+44 11 8932 0123

Interserve is a foremost support service and construction company, operating in the public and private sectors in the UK and internationally. It offers advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management, and front-line public services. Interserve was formed in 1884 and is based in Reading, United Kingdom.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $464M $464M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - 1 - 1
vol $417M $417M

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Interserve plc - Support Services Division 2020-06-25 417M GBP Divestiture
Reading, United Kingdom
Employment & Skills Group 2014-12-19 38M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Sheffield, United Kingdom ·
Rentokil Initial - Initial Facilities Business 2014-03-18 385M GBP Divestiture
London, United Kingdom
Advantage Healthcare Group Ltd. 2012-12-18 41M GBP Add-on Acquisition
Telford, United Kingdom ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 2 (67%) 423M (91%) 1 (100%) 417M (100%)
Healthcare Services 1 (33%) 41M (9%) - -
Total 3 $464M 1 $417M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 3 464M 1 417M
Total 3 $464M 1 $417M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Lazard Ltd.
Legal Deals
Slaughter and May

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $385M
< $100M 2 $79M
Largest Rentokil Initial - Initial Facilities Business
$385M (2014-03-18)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $417M
Largest Interserve plc - Support Services Division
$417M (2020-06-25)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
2 (67%)
1 (33%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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