Los Angeles, November 1, 2013 – CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has acquired KLMK Group, a leading provider of facility consulting, project advisory and facility activation solutions to the healthcare industry. The company, which is based in Richmond, Virginia, serves healthcare systems throughout the U.S.
“This is a time of dramatic change for healthcare service providers. Adding KLMK Group’s premier professionals to the CBRE Healthcare team will significantly enhance our ability to offer innovative solutions to improve the capital planning process and lower costs, thereby enabling our clients to focus on their central mission of serving their communities,” said Bill Concannon, CEO of CBRE’s Global Corporate Services business.
With healthcare spending approaching 20% of U.S. GDP, healthcare systems are exploring their facility management and capital spending programs for opportunities to reduce costs, monetize assets, and improve the overall patient experience. CBRE has been at the forefront of assisting healthcare systems and providers with these needs. Adding KLMK’s team of consultants to CBRE’s 650 healthcare focused professionals throughout the U.S. will enhance CBRE’s ability to provide comprehensive solutions to healthcare owners and assist them in maximizing the performance of their facility portfolios.
“Joining forces with CBRE gives our team access to the industry’s most powerful healthcare platform and increases the depth and breadth of services we can provide to hospitals and healthcare systems on a broader geographic base,” said John Kemper, CEO and founding partner of KLMK Group.
KLMK Group will be integrated into CBRE’s Healthcare platform under the direction of Jim Hayden, Executive Managing Director of CBRE Healthcare. John Kemper will become Senior Managing Director and assist Jim in the integration of the two companies and the enhancement of the CBRE Healthcare platform. The CBRE Healthcare platform provides comprehensive facility solutions to more than 60 major hospitals and healthcare systems and over 4,500 physician practices throughout North America.
About CBRE Group, Inc.
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2012 revenue). The Company has approximately 37,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facility and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. Please visit our website at www.cbre.com.
“Safe Harbor” Statement Under the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
Certain of the statements in this release regarding the acquisition of KLMK Group that do not concern purely historical data are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the ''safe harbor'' provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the ability of the parties to successfully integrate KLMK Group with CBRE’s existing operations, as well as other risks and uncertainties discussed in CBRE’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this release and, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws, CBRE expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any of them to reflect actual results, any changes in expectations or any change in events. If CBRE does update one or more forward-looking statements, no inference should be drawn that it will make additional updates with respect to those or other forward-looking statements. For additional information concerning factors that may cause actual results to differ from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements, and risks to CBRE’s business in general, please refer to the Company’s SEC filings, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012 and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2013. Such filings are available publicly and may be obtained off the Company's website at www.cbre.com or upon request from the CBRE Investor Relations Department at email@example.com.