Greenberg Traurig Maher Represents Rentokil Initial plc on its Acquisition of The Steritech Group, Inc. for US$425 Million

LONDON – Sept. 3, 2015 – International law firm Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP (GTM) advised Rentokil Initial plc (FTSE: RTO) on its acquisition of The Steritech Group, Inc., one of the leading pest control businesses in North America, for $425 million.

In 2014, GTM advised Rentokil in the sale of its Initial Facilities (IFS) business to Interserve Plc for a total cash consideration of £250m. Prior to that, GTM has represented Rentokil in several other transactions in line with the company’s business strategy.

Rentokil Initial is one of the largest business services companies in the world, operating in over 60 countries. The company offers route-based services including pest control, hygiene, and workwear through teams of local experts.

The international Greenberg Traurig team was led by London Chairman Paul Maher and Yosbel Ibarra, co-chair of the Latin American and Iberian Practice. Other members of the team included: shareholders Andrew G. Berg (D.C.), Sean W. Bezark (Chicago), Kara M. Bombach (D.C.), Michael R. Einig (Miami), Seth J. Entin (Miami), Mindy B. Leathe (Miami), Antonio Peña (Miami), Gillian Sproul (London), Manny R. Valcarcel IV (Miami), Todd D. Wozniak (Atlanta); of counsel Mary K. Marks (New York) and Daniel I. Schloss (New York); and associates Cyril T. Brennan (D.C.), Luis E. Fernandez de la Vara (Miami), Jorge L. Gómez-Möller (Miami), Simon Harms (London), Sandra K. Jorgensen (D.C.), Andrew H. Ross (London), Indira Sordo (Miami), and Julia Sorrentino (D.C.).