ServiceMaster Global files for IPO of about $100 million

The former TruGreen parent company is controlled by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

  • March 25, 2014

ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc, which owns Terminix pest control, filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise about $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.

The company, controlled by private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, provides residential and commercial services including lawn care, termite and pest control and home warranties.

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, which holds about 66 percent stake in ServiceMaster, took the company private in a $4.7 billion deal, excluding debt, in July 2007.

ServiceMaster's businesses include American Home Shield warranties and the Merry Maids cleaning service, as well as drain cleaning and furniture repair operations.

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