Facilities & Maintenance Services Update

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Facilities & Maintenance Services Overview

Global maintenance services industry participants include providers of facilities, security, and other routebased and support services

Sub-sector Public Revenue / EBITDA Multiple Description Key Players
Facility Management Services 1.19x / 14.2x Includes companies offering diversified commercial facility management services
  • Sodexo
  • Aramark
  • ISS
  • ABM Industries
  • Comfort Systems USA
  • UniFirst
  • SP Plus
Route-Based Facility Services 3.62x / 17.5x Companies offering route-based environmental and facilities services
  • Securitas
  • Ecolab
  • Cintas
  • Iron Mountain
  • Rentokil Initial
  • The Brink's Company
  • BrightView Holdings
Route-Based Waste Services 4.96x / 19.4x Companies offering route-based environmental and facilities services
  • Waste Management
  • Republic Services
  • Waste Connections
  • GFL Environmental
  • Stericycle
  • Casella Waste Systems

Sector Perspectives

The Facilities & Maintenance Services Industry Is a $42B Market Poised for Significant Growth

  • The global market size is estimated to reach a value of $42 billion in 2021 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 9.23% during the forecast period till 2030
  • The increase in demand is due to increased government spending and the proliferation of technology on industries, such as transportation, energy, and construction
  • Integration of building information modeling software with facility management solutions is expected to offer a growth opportunity for the market during the projected period


Source: Market statistics sourced from S&P Capital IQ and based on 12/31/2021, Quince Market Insights

Facilities & Maintenance Services Public Markets Update

  • Sub-segment indices varied in performance in 2021 relative to the S&P 500
    • Facility Management Services (+15.4%) and Route-Based Facility Services (+17.2%) lagged the S&P 500 (+26.9%)
    • Route-Based Waste Services outperformed the S&P 500 (+31.1%)
  • As of December 31, 2021, the mean EV/LTM EBITDA multiples for Facility Management Services, Route-Based Facility Services, and Route-Based Waste Services were 14.2x, 17.5x, and 19.4x, respectively

Indexed Stock Performance (1/1/2021 through 12/31/2021)




Financial Metrics2 for Facilities & Maintenance Services Peer Groups (12/31/2021) 

LTM Gross Margin


EV/LTM Revenue


Source: Market statistics sourced from S&P Capital IQ


  1. Valuation Multiples represent Enterprise Value to LTM Revenue and LTM EBITDA at 9/30/2021
  2. Financial metrics represent the average of constituents reporting in category

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