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KBS Purchases Image by J&K L.L.C.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, L.L.C. (“KBS”), the largest provider of technology-enabled, integrated interior and exterior property services to retailers, grocers, and multi-site customers in North America, announced that it has purchased Image by J&K L.L.C., a provider of facilities maintenance services.

Image was founded in 2006 by James Land IV, with his brother and mother. Operating in 34 states, its growth has been driven by its deep dedication to superior customer service and a strong commitment to its people. Rachel Land, CEO of Image stated, “We are very excited to be joining forces with KBS. We share common cultures toward our customers, employees and communities. Joining with KBS will further enable us to serve and grow on a greater scale.”

Mark Minasian, CEO and Co-Founder of KBS stated, “We are very pleased to be welcoming the talented Image team to the KBS family. Our cultures are very well aligned and their sector expertise in the drug, grocery and specialty formats add additional scale to our platform, which will translate to an even more compelling service and value proposition for our customers.”

About Image: Headquartered in Baltimore Maryland, Image by J&K L.L.C., is a leading provider of customized contract cleaning, exterior, and related services primarily to drug, grocery and specialty chains, delivering differentiated service and value propositions.

About Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, L.L.C. (KBS): Kellermeyer Bergensons Services L.L.C. (KBS) is North America’s largest provider of technology enabled, mission critical interior and exterior property service solutions to the department, discount, dollar, drug, grocery, health/fitness, home improvement, off price and specialty retail categories. The firm also operates in the education, healthcare, commercial, industrial and banking sectors. With over 20,000 active customer sites in all 50 US states, Canada, and Puerto Rico, KBS sets the industry standard for delivering consistently high quality, compliant and cost effective service solutions. Its proprietary technology, KBSForce, provides the industry’s first purpose-built, end-to-end business intelligence and operations platform, enabling geographically disbursed leaders and operators to make real time, data driven decisions, ensuring optimal customer outcomes and on-budget performance. The company is based in Oceanside, California and is majority owned by GI Partners.

About GI Partners: Founded in 2001, GI Partners is a leading middle market private equity investment firm based in San Francisco. The firm has raised over $13 billion in capital commitments through private equity and real estate strategies from recognized institutional investors across the globe. GI Partners is active in a number of key sectors, including IT Infrastructure, Healthcare, Software, and Services. For more information on GI Partners and its entire portfolio, please visit