NEWS - VACMAN ACQUIRED BY WORLD LEADER, VPS
Vacman Cleaning Ltd is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by VPS the Multi-National Vacant Property Service Company which operates throughout Europe and the USA..
“We are delighted to add Vacman into our growing business in Scotland.” says Paul Chamberlain, Managing Director of VPS. “Providing services in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Fife and The Isle of Skye and with 150 experienced members of staff, the addition of Vacman underlines our commitment to growing our business in Scotland
Welcoming the development, Neil Montgomery, Managing Director of Vacman said:
“This is a very significant and exciting day for us and an endorsement of the hard work and commitment of all the staff who have worked for Vacman over the last 22 years. VPS is a highly respected provider of vacant property services around the globe. Together, we remain committed to consistently delivering exceptional quality and value services for all our clients.”
Paul Chamberlain adds: “Vacman has a superb reputation in the market and a long trading history. Their portfolio includes a full range of void property clearance, cleaning and garden services that enables a fast turnaround for landlords and social housing organisations. They are a perfect fit for
VPS.”Mark Silver, VPS group chief executive, commented that : “This acquisition continues the group strategy to develop our business across Europe and is our third acquisition of the year following the addition of the Dutch business FMT in April and the French business Protel in January.
“Having refinanced at the beginning of the year, we are looking to accelerate our global growth both organically and through strategic acquisitions which are focussed around meeting our customers’ needs. The continuing provision of excellent customer service is paramount to everything we do.”
VPS secure more than 90,000 properties and employ over 1500 staff in 100 locations across the UK, the US and mainland Europe. Their core services for vacant properties range from risk assessment, clearing, cleaning and maintenance, through to security, monitoring and preparation for re-letting or sale. These services protect properties against unauthorised access and a variety of hazards such as arson, theft and squatting.
14th June 2013