Rentokil Initial Plc (RTO.L) Announced, in its first quarter trading update, that trading has started well across its businesses in Q1
with Ongoing Revenue increasing by 8.9%, of which 4.0% was Organic Revenue growth (Q1 2018:
3.2%, FY 2018: 3.7%) and 4.9% was from acquisitions. Ongoing Revenue in Pest Control grew by
12.0%, 5.0% Organic (Q1 2018: 4.7%), with good performances being delivered across both Growth
and Emerging markets, which rose by 12.1% and 11.5% respectively. Hygiene has made a very
positive start to the year, with Ongoing Revenue growth of 7.2% and Organic Revenue growth of 4.3%
(Q1 2018: 1.8%). Ongoing Revenue in our Protect & Enhance markets was in line with Q1 2018.