CD&R-backed ServiceMaster Global Holdings files for IPO

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, a portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be offered as well as its pricing terms have yet to be set. J.P. Morgan Securities, Credit Suisse Securities, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., ServiceMaster Global Holdings is a provider of essential residential and commercial services.

PRESS RELEASE

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., the indirect parent of The ServiceMaster Company, LLC, today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The company expects to use the net proceeds from the proposed offering primarily to repay indebtedness. The offering of common stock will be made only by means of a prospectus.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are serving as joint book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the offering.
When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, Attention: Prospectus Department,1155 Long Island Ave., Edgewood, NY 11717, (866) 803-9204; Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10010, (800) 221-1037, email: newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com ; Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, or by telephone at (866) 471-2526, or by facsimile at (212) 902-9316 or by email at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com ; and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014.
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.
About ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, operating through an extensive service network of more than 7,000 company-owned, franchised and licensed locations. The company’s portfolio of well-recognized brands includes Terminix (termite and pest control), American Home Shield (home warranties), ServiceMaster Restore (disaster restoration), ServiceMaster Clean (janitorial), Merry Maids (residential cleaning), Furniture Medic (furniture repair) and AmeriSpec (home inspections). The company serves approximately 5 million residential and commercial customers through an employee base of approximately 13,000 company associates and a franchise network that independently employs an estimated 33,000 additional people. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn.

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