Haniel and Rentokil Initial close deal

Business combination creates leading company for hygiene and textiles services in Europe

Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH (Haniel) and Rentokil Initial formed a joint venture on 30 June 2017. This was preceded on 7 June 2017 by the unconditional approval of the deal by the European antitrust authorities. Under the aegis of CWS-boco International, the two companies will be an innovative and leading European workwear, cleanroom and hygiene services company. Haniel acquires significant portions of Rentokil Initial's central European washroom hygiene and workwear business. Haniel holds approximately 82 per cent of shares, Rentokil Initial approximately 18 per cent of the joint venture.

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Press release

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Factsheet on deal

Here you will find the factsheet on the deal of 30 June 2017.


Factsheet Haniel
Factsheet CWS-boco



Stephan Gemkow (CEO), Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH
Thomas Schmidt (CEO), CWS-boco International GmbH
Andy Rasom (Chief Executive), Rentokil Initial plc