Cintas Corporation Wins ACG Cincinnati Deal Maker Award Following Nomination from KMK Law

  Cintas Corporation Wins ACG Cincinnati Deal Maker Award Following Nomination
  from KMK Law

Business Wire

CINCINNATI -- May 23, 2013

In recognition of its successful transaction activity over the past two years,
Cintas Corporation has been selected as a recipient of the Association for
Corporate Growth (ACG) 2013 Deal Maker Awards.

The Deal Maker Awards Program recognizes the significant achievements of
companies that have been successful in their pursuit of corporate growth
through acquisition, joint venture and/or divestiture transactions, especially
over the past two year period. Cintas accepted the ACG Deal Maker-Public
Companies Award at the Cincinnati chapter’s annual awards dinner on May 22,

Within the past two years, Cintas has acquired companies that expanded the
products and services it has traditionally offered. In December 2010, Cintas
acquired Metro Door, a leading provider of 24/7 facilities maintenance
services to national retailers. In 2010, Cintas also acquired Cleanway, a
leading provider of floor care and related maintenance programs with
nationwide emergency and on-call response in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto
Rico. Since 2010, Cintas also has been very active in the acquisition of
businesses in the confidential destruction, fire protection, document
management, first aid and safety and uniform businesses throughout the U.S.
and Canada with more than 50 acquisitions which have added in excess of $240
million in company revenues. In addition, over the course of the last two
years, Cintas has acquired five companies internationally, adding in excess of
$36 million in company revenues.

“Despite the economic downturn over the past several years, Cintas has
remained very active acquiring companies both domestically and
internationally,” stated Robert E. Coletti, Partner at the Cincinnati law firm
of Keating Muething & Klekamp (KMK). “KMK was pleased to nominate Cintas for
this well-deserved recognition.”

With more than 1 million customers, Cintas is the largest uniform supplier in
North America. The company has more than 430 facilities across North America
and employs approximately 30,000 people. Cintas was recently named one of the
Top 150 Workplaces in the United States, and Cintas has been named among the
50 Best Employers in Canada for the past two years by Report on Business

Cintas provides highly specialized products and services to businesses of all
types primarily throughout North America, as well as Latin America, Europe and
Asia. Cintas’ products and services are designed to enhance its customers’
images and brand identification, as well as provide a safe and efficient
workplace. From humble beginnings in 1929, when Doc Farmer started a small
business to reclaim and clean rags for local factories, Cintas has grown to
clothe more than 5 million people for work each day. Cintas has a long history
of acquiring other industrial laundry businesses and has developed additional
products and services that complement its core uniform business and broaden
the scope of products and service available to its customers.

About Cintas Corporation
Headquartered in Mason, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized
services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas
designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and
provides entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet
cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products
and services and document management services for more than 1 million
businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global
Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard &
Poor’s 500 Index. Additional information is available at

About Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
The law firm of Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL (KMK^®), based in Cincinnati,
Ohio, is a nationally-recognized law firm delivering sophisticated legal
solutions to businesses of all sizes — from Fortune 100 corporations to
start-up companies. Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers^® 2013
recognized KMK as a leading law firm in Ohio in Bankruptcy & Restructuring,
Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions, and General Commercial Litigation. KMK
received 20 first tier rankings in the 2013 Best Law Firms survey
(Metropolitan Cincinnati) by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. Founded in 1954, KMK
has approximately 110 lawyers and a support staff of 150 employees.Additional
information is available at


Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
Susan M. Kurz, Marketing Director, 513-579-6544 (Office)
Mobile/Text: 513-502-8950
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