The Linc Group (TLG) is a leading provider of infrastructure operations and maintenance services; mobile heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); preventative maintenance and repair; and electrical services and maintenance programs. It delivers these integrated facilities management services primarily to mission-critical facilities. Additionally, Linc provides education and training services to its customers. At the time of exit, the company had over 3,400 employees located in 56 offices throughout the U.S. and overseas, servicing over 20,000 facilities globally.

Investment Details

  • Investment Dates: December 2003 to December 2010
  • Status: Realized
  • GI Role: Sole Investor

Value Creation Strategies

  • Organic Growth: Diversified and significantly expanded blue-chip customer base from industrial / commercial and aviation to government, healthcare and critical services. Invested in sales infrastructure and rolled out new products
  • M&A: Completed six major acquisitions as well as numerous strategic tuck-in acquisitions


GI Partners sold TLG to ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM) in December 2010.


Irvine, CA

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