Cushman & Wakefield acquires South Australian trade services business Smith Brothers

Cushman & Wakefield acquires South Australian trade services business Smith Brothers
Cushman & Wakefield acquires South Australian trade services business Smith Brothers

Cushman & Wakefield announced the acquisition of one of South Australia’s largest trade services businesses, the Smith Brothers Group (Smith Brothers).

Comprising 200 people the Smiths Brothers team will join Cushman & Wakefield’s Australian occupier services platform and be part of the company’s Global Occupier Services network.

The acquisition of Smith Brothers, one of the largest private services groups in South Australia with a national portfolio of 6,000 customers adds to Cushman & Wakefield’s existing national team of more than 1,800 property professionals.

As part of the acquisition, Smith Brothers founder, Chris Smith, will lead Cushman & Wakefield’s trade services business in Australia and New Zealand.

Matthew Bouw, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Cushman & Wakefield, said, “I am thrilled to welcome Chris Smith and the team to Cushman & Wakefield. This acquisition combined with our 27,000+ facilities management associates globally, advances our ability to deliver the highest quality, globally integrated services to major occupier clients in any market across the world.”

James Patterson, Chief Executive, Australia and New Zealand, Cushman & Wakefield, commented, “this acquisition not only expands occupier services with an additional 200 staff in South Australia, it also adds to the current depth of experience and capability in education, government and health.

Chris Smith, Smith Brothers founder and newly appointed Head of Trade Services, Cushman & Wakefield said, "we see tremendous value for Smith Brothers clients and staff in joining Cushman & Wakefield. 

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