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Cerberus portfolio company KBS acquires American Maintenance

Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, a trusted partner to operations and facility managers across North America, has acquired American Maintenance. KBS is a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management (Cerberus).

Headquartered in Babylon, New York, American Maintenance is a leading provider of facility maintenance solutions. For more than 45 years, it has delivered high-quality janitorial and light maintenance services to clients throughout the United States. The company has experience in the government, education, manufacturing and retail sectors, as well as in sports and entertainment and Class A office buildings. American Maintenance shares the KBS commitment to sustainability, having implemented green cleaning as their standard.  

“As organisations continue to adapt to evolving health and safety conditions surrounding the pandemic, they need facility service partners with experience and scale to navigate the road ahead,” says Mark Minasian, CEO and co-founder of KBS Services. “This acquisition allows KBS to expand its partnerships into new markets and geographies during this critical time.” 

Chris Alex, CEO of American Maintenance, says: “We are proud to join the KBS team, especially at a time when our industry has never been more important. This is an exciting evolution for our company, and one that will bring significant value to our many clients. We are joining an industry leader whose deep expertise and investment in technology will enable our clients to anticipate issues, ensure quality and maximise efficiency.”

“We are leveraging our collective experience, working with clients to maintain their focus on cleaning for health during this time of transition,” Minasian says. “This approach increases productivity, reinforces employee and consumer trust, and enhances overall operational safety, creating healthy operations for clients today and over the long term.”

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