ISS - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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ISS M&A Summary

ISS has acquired 13 companies. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

ISS’s largest acquisition to date was in 2017, when it acquired Guckenheimer Services for $234M. ISS has acquired in 2 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include business services (46%) and consumer services (19%).

ISS Business Overview

Where is ISS headquartered?

ISS is headquartered in SAborg, Denmark.

What is ISS’s revenue?

ISS disclosed revenue of 71,363M DKK for 2021 and 69,823M DKK for 2020.

How many employees does ISS have?

ISS has 269,523 employees.

What sector is ISS in?

ISS is a business services company.

When was ISS founded?

ISS was founded in 1901.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity16
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 11

ISS

ISS AS

Buddingevej 197,
SAborg, 01260
Denmark,
+45-38-17-00-00
www.issworld.com

ISS is one of the world?s largest facility services companies with more than 290,000 employees in more than 40 countries worldwide. The company holds market leading positions in most of the countries where it operates. ISS was founded in 1901 and is based in Søborg, Denmark.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $499M $499M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - 1 - - - 5
  16

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ISS AS - Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and Hungary Operations 2021-03-31 - Divestiture
Prague, Czech Republic
Sapian SAS 2019-09-06 - Divestiture
Puteaux, France · www.sapian.fr
Guckenheimer Services LLC 2017-04-04 234M DKK Add-on Acquisition
San Mateo, California · www.guckenheimer.com
ISS Kloak- & Industriservice A/S 2016-12-23 - Divestiture
Albertslund, Denmark · www.iss-kloakservice.dk
EVANTEC GmbH 2016-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Munich, Germany · www.evantec.de
Prevent 360 Turvallisuuspalvelut Oy 2016-11-17 - Divestiture
Espoo, Finland · www.prevent360.fi
Apunto Servicios de Alimentación Ltda. 2016-11-02 10M DKK Add-on Acquisition
Independencia, Chile
Customer Management Center 2015-08-27 - Divestiture
Kağıthane, Turkey · www.cmcturkey.com
GS Hall plc 2015-01-20 82M GBP Add-on Acquisition
, China
Shanghai B&A Property Management Co. Ltd. 2012-07-06 - Add-on Acquisition
, China
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
ISS Schweiz AG    - ITS Kanal Services AG 2021-04-12 1
Zurich, Switzerland · www.ch.issworld.com Boswil, Switzerland · www.itskanal.ch

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Business Services 5 (45%) 92M (18%) 3 (60%) -
Consumer Services 2 (18%) 174M (35%) - -
Safety/Security 1 (9%) - 1 (20%) -
Food 1 (9%) 234M (47%) - -
Healthcare Services 1 (9%) - - -
Infrastructure 1 (9%) - - -
Environmental - - 1 (20%) -
Total 11 $499M 5 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
China 2 82M - -
France 1 174M 1 -
Germany 2 - - -
United States 2 234M - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  California 1 234M - -
Chile 1 10M - -
Czech Republic - - 1 -
Denmark - - 1 -
Finland - - 1 -
India 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
Sweden 1 - - -
Turkey - - 1 -
Domestic - - 1 (20%) -
Cross-border 11 (100%) 499M (100%) 4 (80%) -
Total 11 $499M 5 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $407M
< $100M 2 $92M
TOTAL $499M
Largest Guckenheimer Services LLC
$234M (2017-04-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
36%
4 (36%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
60%
3 (60%)
Strategic(s)
40%
2 (40%)

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