Blackstone nears $1 bln buy of Servpro: Wall Street Journal

Blackstone Group has won the auction for Servpro Industries, a cleaning and emergency restoration company, the Wall Street Journal reported. Doris Isaacson and her late husband, Ted Isaacson, founded Servpro as a painting business in 1967; it’s currently run by their eldest child, Susan Steen, the story said. Servpro is expected to fetch $1 billion, including debt, the WSJ said.