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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – May 31, 2019 – A Rush for the Exits, Anticimex Acquires JP McHale, ServiceMaster Acquires Inspect-All

Potomac Opens an Office in Latin America “You’re going to hurt sellers by calling the top of the market. Now everyone is going to rush for the exits and there will be a glut of sellers, pushing down prices. You need to think before you say things and how it will impact the market” said one unhappy pest control business owner to me in an email in response to this … [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 Acquires JP McHale Pest Management

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, JP McHale Pest Management, Inc. by Anticimex. Anticimex continued expansion in the U.S. with the acquisition of JP McHale Pest Management, operating in the greater New York area. With the acquisition, Anticimex further strengthens its market position on the East Coast as well as the […]

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Anticimex Acquires JP McHale Pest Management

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, JP McHale Pest Management, Inc. by Anticimex. Anticimex continued expansion in the U.S. with the acquisition of JP McHale Pest Management, operating in the greater New York … [Read More...]

ServiceMaster Acquires Inspect-All Services, a PCT Top 100 & Inc. 5000 Company

ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV), a Fortune 1000 company, through its subsidiary, Terminix International Company LP, has acquired the Atlanta-area pest control division of Inspect-All Services, headquartered in Conyers, Georgia, from siblings Brian and Brandon … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – April 7, 2019 – Rentokil Acquires Mosquito Control Services, I Tried to Buy Rentokil North America, Q&A, Inside Paris

7 April 2019, Gulf of Suez, Egypt It’s been a busy start to 2019. Multiples peaked in late 2018 and have remained relatively constant, drawing a continuous supply of sellers to the bargaining table. As we rapidly approach the start of the pest control … [Read More...]

Rentokil Steritech Acquires Mosquito Control Services

The addition of Mosquito Control Services, one of the largest vector control companies in the US, bolsters Rentokil Steritech’s leading global position in vector disease control  The Potomac Company today announced the acquisition of its … [Read More...]

EPS’s State Pest Control Acquires ProForce Pest

State Pest Control, a subsidiary of Environmental Pest Service, announced it has acquired ProForce Pest Control’s Raleigh metro branch. The deal expands State’s presence in east and central North Carolina and adds approximately $3 million in recurring … [Read More...]