Despite Carillion's downfall taking up much of the headline space in the FM sector, there is still cause to remain upbeat about the fortunes of this vital UK industry. As acquisition-led consolidation in the market grows, the UK's FM Industry can hope to overcome Brexit uncertainty and continue to attract global groups to its technologically advanced market.
Jeremy Furniss, Managing Director at Arrowpoint Advisory, talks with FM World on the strengths and challenges facing the sector in 2018. Jeremy explores the buoyancy of M&A activity and investment opportunities which are allowing FM groups to refocus on delivering healthier margins. However, he also notes the impact of ever-intensifying scrutiny from investors and a willingness of struggling suppliers to quote unsustainable prices as clear challenges facing the industry.
Read more about Jeremy's views on the shifting FM landscape here and in July's edition of FM World, out now