Mitie preferred bidders in Rolls facility offering

Edith Hancock
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BRISTOL-based strategic outsourcing company Mitie, has been named the preferred bidder by motor manu­facturers Rolls-Royce for the facilities management of its UK and specific European properties.

The agreement, which will be one of the FTSE 250 group’s largest pan-European deals, will see Mitie continue its 23-year partnership will Rolls-Royce.

Mitie, founded in 1987, is a British strategic outsourcing and energy services company providing property management, facilities manage­ment, infrastructure consultancy and energy services across more than 50 sites in the UK and Europe.

Mitie has worked closely with Rolls-Royce since its formation, and the two companies have been in partnership for 23 years.

In 2011 Mitie introduced a major expansion to the firms’ relationship when it signed a contract with the motor manu­facturers to recruit more than 1,000 people to provide facilities and energy management services for Rolls-Royce’s properties in the UK.

Mitie chief Ruby McGregor-Smith said: “We are delighted to have been appointed preferred bidder. We value our 23-year relationship with Rolls-Royce and we look forward to working with them over the years to come.”

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