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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – October 1, 2018 – All Eyes on Rollins: The ROL Complex and Asset Prices in the Pest Control Industry

Consultants and business advisors love to use witless cliches and platitudes. Not only that, when they utter this crapola, they say it as if it’s deep insight or profound, original thought. I know this because I, like you, am forced to attend stupid seminars and conferences in order to rack up professional continuing education credits. PestWorld is coming up in less than … [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 North America Acquires Hudson Valley’s Liberty Pest Control

The Potomac Company today announced the sale of its client, Liberty Pest Control, to Rentokil North America. Founded in 1959 and operating from Albany, NY to Scranton, PA, Liberty is one of the oldest and largest pest control operations in New York’s Hudson Valley. Potomac is pleased to have had the opportunity to advise the […]

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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – October 1, 2018 – All Eyes on Rollins: The ROL Complex and Asset Prices in the Pest Control Industry

Consultants and business advisors love to use witless cliches and platitudes. Not only that, when they utter this crapola, they say it as if it’s deep insight or profound, original thought. I know this because I, like you, am forced to attend stupid … [Read More...]

Rentokil North America Acquires Hudson Valley’s Liberty Pest Control

The Potomac Company today announced the sale of its client, Liberty Pest Control, to Rentokil North America. Founded in 1959 and operating from Albany, NY to Scranton, PA, Liberty is one of the oldest and largest pest control operations in New York’s Hudson … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – September 17, 2018 – M&A Season Has Begun and It’s Gonna Be a Hot One

In my last Weekly Commentary I said that I would be trying hard to write on a weekly basis… and then I disappeared for five weeks (my lame excuses to follow). I guess even I dramatically underestimated how busy it was going to be this M&A season. Labor … [Read More...]

Modern Pest Services, An Anticimex Company, Acquires Guaranty Pest Elimination

The Potomac Company has announced that its client, Guaranty Pest Elimination of Danielson, CT, has been acquired by Modern Pest Services, an Anticimex Company. This is Anticimex's largest acquisition in New England since the acquisition of its platform, Modern … [Read More...]

Orkin Acquires Your Pest Control Company of Fort Worth, Texas

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Your Pest Control Company, by Orkin. Founded in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1997, by David and Dorene Norris, Your Pest Control Company is one of the fastest-growing commercial pest control … [Read More...]