ServiceMaster Completes TruGreen Spin-off

ServiceMaster has completed the previously announced spin-off of TruGreen to its shareholders. The Company reported the move in a Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commisssion on Wednesday. The following is the text of the report:

“On January 14, 2014, ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (“Holdings”), the indirect parent corporation of ServiceMaster, completed the previously announced separation transaction (the “Transaction”) resulting in the spin-off of the assets and certain liabilities of the business that comprises the lawn, tree and shrub care services previously conducted by ServiceMaster primarily under the TruGreen brand name through a tax-free, pro rata dividend to the stockholders of Holdings. Pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger entered into by ServiceMaster and Old ServiceMaster in connection with the Transaction, on January 14, 2014, Old ServiceMaster was merged with and into ServiceMaster, with ServiceMaster continuing as the surviving entity in such merger (the “Merger”). As a result of the Merger, ServiceMaster became the successor issuer to Old ServiceMaster pursuant to Rule 15d-5 of the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.”