Bravo! Building Services and two affiliated companies in Bridgewater were acquired by Kellermeyer Bergensons Services LLC, a facility services company with a national footprint.
Bravo! Facility Services and Bravo! Innovative Solutions were also acquired by KBS, a portfolio company of Cerberus Capital Management LP based in Oceanside, Calif.
Bravo! was founded in 1997 and operates in 17 states, offering commercial janitorial and health care environmental services to industries including pharmaceuticals, health care, higher education, and commercial business.
“BRAVO! is a recognized industry leader and we are excited to welcome their talented team to KBS,” said KBS Chief Executive Officer Mark Minasian in a prepared statement. “BRAVO! has built trusted relationships with global clients across its business and industrials end-markets. I see this partnership as truly synergistic. BRAVO! enhances our service capabilities in regulated industries and KBS brings the scale to best position them to serve their customers’ needs across North America.”
Bravo! will operate independently as a KBS company and will remain headquartered in New Jersey.
KBS acquired 14 companies in the last four years, and, according to the Nov. 2 announcement, is the nation’s largest privately held facility services company.
Bravo! founder and CEO Karen Martinez said she’s excited to “join forces with KBS, a company that shares our deep commitment to quality and service, and provides professional growth opportunities for our employees. BRAVO! customers will benefit from enhanced resources, cutting-edge innovation, and a broader service portfolio.”
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