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Anticimex Acquires Killingsworth Environmental

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Killingsworth Environmental (“Killingsworth”) in North Carolina, by Anticimex. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Killingsworth operates in South and North Carolina and has a strategic position in one of U.S. fastest-growing geographies. With the acquisition of Killingsworth, Anticimex further strengthens … [Read More...]

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Pest Control Company Valuation and M&A 101 – WEBINAR REPLAY

Valuing a pest control business for internal or external sale.  In this webinar, Pest Control Valuation and M&A 101: The Fundamentals, we cover the following: Every pest control business has a range of values simultaneously Fair Market Value is what the business is worth to you (the current shareholders) while Investment Value is what the […]

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Rentokil Acquires Leading Vector Disease Control Company

The Potomac Company is pleased to announced the acquisition of its client, Vector Disease Control, LLC (“VDA”), North America’s largest provider of mosquito control services, by Rentokil North America. This acquisition is Rentokil’s largest US acquisition since it acquired Steritech in late 2015. Headquartered in Little Rock, Arksansas, VDA operates from 52 offices in 32 […]

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Rentokil Steritech Acquires Innovative Pest Management of North Carolina

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Innovative Pest Management, by Rentokil Steritech. Innovative was founded by Ronnie and Rhonda Caldwell in 1999 and has grown to be one of the largest privately held pest control … [Read More...]

Rollins / Orkin Enters Singapore with Acquisition of Aardwolf Pestkare

As Elaine once famously quipped on Seinfeld's The Contest:  "... and then there were three." Similarly, there are now three major players in the Singapore pest control industry and transaction multiples are on the rise. Rentokil has been in Singapore for … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – June 4, 2018 – A Visit to Anticimex’s Stockholm

In this week's commentary, we'll be discussing: Skadedjursbekämpning is Swedish for Pest Control: A Visit to Anticimex in Stockholm Potomac Announces the Sale of Stout Pest to HomeTeam, Our Ninth Transaction of the Year Skadedjursbekämpning is … [Read More...]

HomeTeam Acquires Stout Pest Control

HomeTeam Pest Defense, a division of Rollins (NYSE: ROL), has acquired Stout Pest Control of San Antonio, TX. Founded in 1989 by Russell Stout, the Company focuses on providing pest and termite control services to the residential market in San Antonio … [Read More...]

Pest Control Private Equity and Search Funds, A Public Service Announcement

This is a friendly message to those in the private equity and search fund space, in hopes to save you (and us) a lot of time. The pest control industry is a great business and I am very happy that you have interest in it. We are contacted on a daily … [Read More...]