Global investor Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (Teachers) and KIRKBI Invest have agreed to invest 500 million euros in global facility services provider ISS, which is headquartered in Denmark.
The current owners, funds advised by EQT Partners and GS Capital Partners funds are not selling any shares as part of the transaction and will remain
A slips and trips guidance document is to be launched at the British Cleaning Council (BCC) 2012 annual conference in London this autumn.
The slips and trips research, funded by the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) and the BCC, aims to be the definitive guide on best practice in floor cleaning for commercial cleaning businesses,
Tiny pieces of diamond could be used to help improve the effectiveness of washing detergents at lower temperatures, according to new research.
A team from the UK's Warwick University has shown that detonation nanodiamonds - particles of diamond around 5 nm in diameter created by an explosion process - enhance the abilities of surfactants (the
Facilities management leader Johnson Controls Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) has been ranked for the seventh consecutive year on the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals' (IAOP) Global Outsourcing 100, which recognises the world's best outsourcing service providers.
The company was placed at number 16 on the list. Ranking is
The European Union Centre for Facility Management, called bringFM!, has been founded in Brussels. The organisation aims to "support European providers of facilities and facility services, and enforce their competitive strength and growth".
bringFM! will offer members information about development of EU policy in the areas of work and working
Market-leading facility services provider ISS has secured a contract with Barclays Bank to deliver facilities management services at operations in the UK, Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
To support this global contract ISS will design a new management information system called Insight@ISS that allows information to be