MITIE Given Preferred Bidder Status for Rolls-Royce European Facilities Management Contract

SOURCE: MITIE Group PLC

BRISTOL, UK–(Marketwire – July 6, 2010) –  MITIE Group PLC (‘MITIE’) is pleased to announce that it has been given preferred bidder status by Rolls-Royce for the facilities and energy management of its European properties.

Subject to contract, this will be MITIE’s largest pan-European agreement and demonstrates MITIE’s capability to meet the needs of Rolls-Royce across its European property portfolio. It will include facilities management, energy management and the delivery of services including engineering and fabric maintenance, security, cleaning, catering, waste management, document management, reception, pest control and emergency services. MITIE will work closely with Rolls-Royce in support of its global property strategy, and will provide its property management team with asset and estate performance data from MITIE’s integrated management information and data management platform (MiWorld).

MITIE’s relationship with Rolls-Royce commenced in 1992 with the provision of a single service and extended into UK wide facilities management in 2003. The new pan-European agreement represents a significant increase in the scope of MITIE’s existing UK facilities management contract.

Ruby McGregor-Smith, Chief Executive, MITIE Group PLC, commenting on the announcement:

“We are absolutely delighted to have been appointed preferred bidder. We really value our 18-year relationship with Rolls-Royce and we are looking forward to supporting its property and energy management strategy over the coming years.

When executed, this will be our largest pan-European contract and it is strategically important to MITIE as we expand the support we provide to our clients in the UK and across Europe.”

Notes for editors

What is MITIE?

We’re the strategic outsourcing company. What does that mean in practice? We manage facilities, properties and assets for our clients across the UK and beyond.

We work with our clients in three ways; some take full advantage of our whole range of expertise, others may only need one aspect of what we do:

  • Strategy and consultancy
  • + Facilities and project management
  • + Service delivery

Our strategic input can add value at the highest level by helping clients to manage their assets, while our practical management expertise can save customers money and reduce their carbon emissions. We work with a vast number of clients in every industry across both the public and private sectors and deliver the broadest range of services that can be found in one place: from integrated facilities management to engineering maintenance to lifecycle energy management and much more.

There’s a lot more to MITIE than you probably think. We’re a big company with big ambitions – a leading FTSE 250 support services business, with more than 56,000 people, revenues in excess of £1.7bn, and a reputation for being the best.

Visit us at www.mitie.com

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MITIE
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