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Serco launches new integrated FM business

With its ‘does what it says on the tin’ name, the Facilities Management Business Unit will provide a new platform to enhance existing FM contracts and broaden capabilities in the Asia-Pac region.

Heath leading new Dubai consultancy

Bill Heath, a well-known figure in UK and Middle East FM, has taken on a new role.

SoftBank Robotics announces deal in Spain

SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with the leading cleaning product provider in Spain.

CBRE set to buy Danish hard services firm

The property services group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire hard FM specialist Intego A/S.

SoftBank Robotics signs deal in Israel

SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with I.E. Mittwoch & Sons, a leading provider of robotic solutions in Israel.

ISS exits four markets

The group has entered into an agreement to divest its activities in four Eastern European countries.

Cloudfm lands multi-site deal in Spain

Grupo SUEZ has appointed the firm on a five-year contract covering more than 900 sites.

ISS to negotiate future of defence deal

The facilities services group is to start negotiations with the Danish Ministry of Defence Estate Agency which could see the early end of a major contract.

BBVA renews CBRE GWS contract

Spanish multinational financial services company BBVA has extended this 13-year partnership.

Sodexo: new food service offer for US

The group has replicated its pandemic-driven UK strategy in the US market.

Hill lands vast Saudi schools job

The US-headquartered group will provide FM consultancy services for more than 4000 sites.

ENGIE buys Saudi TFM business

The buyer says it will leverage the company’s countrywide coverage and client base to expand its presence in Saudi Arabia.

Serco buys Australian FM business

The support services group has reached agreement to acquire Sydney-headquartered Facilities First Australia Holdings.

RICS partners for new report on FM in Europe

Researched by the multi-national built environment group Drees & Sommer, the report looks at major service providers operating across borders.

Interserve in Madrid win

Interserve has been awarded a £3.6m contract to deliver cleaning services and pest control at the campus of Autonoma University of Madrid.

ISS in five-year international win

An unnamed international manufacturing company will benefit from integrated facilities services across sites in the United States, Canada and Latin America.

Bidvest reports on "unprecedented" year

The South African conglomerate has struggled with the impact of Covid-19 but that didn't dent its growing interest in the UK facilities services sector.

BGIS scoops Shell US deal

The integrated services provider has been Shell's maintenance partner in Canada since 2001.

Savills buys German FM business

The real estate advisory group has announced the proposed acquisition of a pair of property and facilities management firms.

Lessons from the US: influencing government

The High Performance Buildings Coalition, based in Washington, represents about 200 organisations involved in building efficiency, innovation and sustainability. Its key focus is the US Congress.

Serco in Hong Kong win

Serco has been awarded a three-year contract to provide support services to Kowloon East Cluster for the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.

Serco secures extension at Perth hospital

Serco has signed a six-year contract extension with the government of Western Australia to continue delivering support services at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

CBRE expands in Spain

CBRE has extended its FM presence in the country with the acquisition of a Barcelona-headquartered project and facilities management company.

Interserve in Madrid university win

Interserve has been awarded an £11m facilities management contract by Complutense University of Madrid.


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