4M Building Solutions Acquires Milwaukee-Based BSC
Commercial cleaning and janitorial services provider 4M Building Solutions has acquired Wisconsin-based Eagle Enterprises, Ltd., a commercial cleaning company serving Milwaukee and Madison, Wisconsin.
The agreement goes into effect Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, announced Tim M. Murch, CBSE, chairman and CEO of St. Louis-based 4M, and Amy Gottheardt-Muench, president of Eagle Enterprises.
“In our experience, the success of an acquisition is directly tied to the two companies’ upfront alignment in culture, quality, reputation, and how that business treats its Team Members,” says Murch. “Eagle has a stellar reputation in Wisconsin. It’s our responsibility and honor to continue that decades-long legacy.”
The Eagle Enterprises acquisition is 4M’s third in 2022 and the company’s tenth over four years. Wisconsin is a new market—the fifteenth state—for fast-growing 4M, which reported 2021 revenue of nearly $106 million, a five-year growth period exceeding 100 percent.
Gottheardt-Muench is the second-generation owner of privately held Eagle Enterprises, the company her father founded in 1995. While detailed terms of the sale are not disclosed, 4M gains nearly 100 commercial cleaning customers and 250 new Team Members. 4M will also take over Eagle’s headquarters building, 16655 Glendale Drive in New Berlin, Wisconsin, and its Madison-area office, 1250 Femrite Dr., Ste 205A, in Monona, Wisconsin.
Eagle Enterprises’ cleaning, janitorial, and disinfection services cover various industries: Class A office buildings, corporate headquarters, churches, education/higher education, light manufacturing, and retail.
“This business has been a wonderful journey for our family,” says Gottheardt-Muench. “My late father established our simple business model: Provide the best possible service and treat others how you want to be treated. Our exceptional team of dedicated, diligent employees carried out that vision. We’re proud of our business and thrilled that 4M will continue that commitment to service. Most importantly, we are grateful that our teammates will have the continued opportunity to grow and flourish in a rapidly expanding company that’s well respected throughout the industry.”
4M operates in 15 Midwest, Southeast, and Northeast states. The company is known for its high customer service levels, unique proprietary systems and processes, innovative solutions, industry-leading safety standards, and people-focused culture.
“Eagle is recognized for its top-notch frontline workers, which is undoubtedly the most critical aspect of a commercial cleaner’s success,” says Murch. “We welcome these new Team Members to the exceptional 4M family and look forward to introducing them to training, development, and incentive programs that will give them every opportunity to grow with our company.”
Founded in 1978, 4M Building Solutions is a full-service cleaning, janitorial, housekeeping, and disinfecting company headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. The company’s operations span 15 states across the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast. Nearly 4,000 Team Members provide daily environmentally friendly cleaning to 125 million square feet of space in multi-tenant office buildings and manufacturing, healthcare, educational, and senior-living facilities.