Rentokil buys

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yesterday announced eight acquisitions totalling pounds 37m in cash, which will between them add pounds 49m to annual turnover. They include two textile services companies, Adrett in Germany and the 51 per cent of BTMF in France that is not already owned. It has acquired five smallish security businesses, three in the UK, one in the Netherlands and one in Canada. The final acquisition is the Initial Staffing franchise in Cincinatti.