alliedRelocation and moving services provider Sirva is relying on Sard Verbinnen & Co for PR counsel as the Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based company pursues an initial public offering to raise up to $175M.

The company, which serves 1,800 corporate, government and consumer clients through units like Sirva, Allied and northAmerican, posted 2013 revenue of just under $2B with net income of $9.7M. 

Bryan Locke, managing director, and Carissa Felger, VP for Sard Verbinnen, both based in Chicago, are advising Sirva and handling media inquiries. 

Sirva's prospectus filed March 28 notes IBISWorld data that pegs the U.S. market for relocation services at $11.7B and the moving services sector at $15.5B.