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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – November 5, 2018 – I’m Calling a Top, American Pest / Anticimex Acquires Triple S Services, Valuation Multiples Peak

7 November 2018 Stockholm, Sweden Well, this is going to be a long one.  I intended to write a short post-Pestworld piece, but I just had so much great material from Pestworld and the subsequent two weeks of meetings that this post has really taken on a life of its own. I had meetings in Stockholm this week and now I am on the flight back to Switzerland — which is … [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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Anticimex / American Pest Acquires Triple S Pest Services

Potomac is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Triple S Services —a family-owned pest control firm with locations serving D.C., Maryland, and Virginia — to American Pest, an Anticimex portfolio company. Triple S Pest Services, a PCT Top 100 company for many years, was founded in 1981 and has a solid reputation among its […]

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Anticimex / American Pest Acquires Triple S Pest Services

Potomac is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Triple S Services —a family-owned pest control firm with locations serving D.C., Maryland, and Virginia -- to American Pest, an Anticimex portfolio company. Triple S Pest Services, a PCT Top 100 company … [Read More...]

Clyde King Joins The Potomac Company

Philadelphia, PA – The Potomac Company today announced that Clyde King has joined its Pest Control Group as director of M&A, with a special focus on family businesses. Based in Orlando, Clyde comes to Potomac after serving as the Director of … [Read More...]

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...]