Environmental Services, Cleaning & Multiservices

Marché du nettoyage et de la propreté

How big is the cleaning industry in France?

Particularly resilient in the face of crises and macroeconomic uncertainties, the cleaning sector represents a market worth €18 billion in France. Yet it remains relatively unknown. The experts at AURIS Finance, a consultancy specialising in mergers and acquisitions, explain why. Undoubtedly, the fact that the cleaning sector in France is made up of a myriad […]


What are the trends in the markets for industrial cleaning services?

The industrial sector is a major source of activity for cleaning companies. However, this is only possible if they have the internal capacity to meet the specific requirements of this type of customer. The market is very dynamic and offers good prospects for the most innovative and structured operators. Experts from AURIS Finance, a consulting […]


A targeted acquisition strategy has made Belfor a leader in post-disaster recovery services

Today, it is the leader in post-disaster management. In just a few years, the French cleaning group Belfor has managed to become the leading player in this niche market. This performance has been achieved by means of a targeted strategy of acquisitions. Experts from AURIS Finance, a consultancy firm specialising in mergers and acquisitions, provide […]

Spécialistes de la propreté

Nicollin Group heads east with the acquisition of Caronet

The cleaning and network management specialist has just acquired Caronet, a cleaning company based in Lorraine. With this operation, the Nicollin Group continues its strategic and geographical diversification. Experts from AURIS Finance, a consulting firm specialising in mergers and acquisitions, analyse this new move on the market. Nicollin is the third largest waste management company […]

Propreté et nettoyage industriel

Major transactions in the cleaning sector in 2022

Tight macroeconomic environment After a year of strong growth in 2021 as the health crisis came to an end, 2022 was marked by a slowdown in economic growth (+2.6% compared with +6.8% in 2021 according to the Banque de France’s macroeconomic projections). The expected difficulties (“bottlenecks” in supply and production chains, rising inflation) were exacerbated […]

Afnor - Multiservices

Derichebourg Multiservices X Elior Group: creating a world leader in contract catering and multiservice

The merger between Derichebourg Multiservices, a company specialising in the provision of services to companies, and the Elior Group is underway. Derichebourg Multiservices is expected to increase its stake in Elior Group in the coming months. Experts from AURIS Finance, a merger and acquisition consultancy, take a look behind the scenes of this new market […]

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