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Potomac Announces Strategic M&A Transaction for Catseye to Fund Future Growth of the Brand

The Catseye USA team (Catseye Pest Control's parent / media company). I am in the mix as well. They say a camera adds 10 pounds to you, apparently they had 3 or 4 cameras on me. Well, the cat’s out of the bag…(sorry, that’s something my father would say while the rest of us would just roll our eyes… I guess I’m getting old) ServiceMaster is now the proud owner of certain … [Read More...]


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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Terminix Acquires Alterra Pest Control a Top 15 US Pest Control Company

Emergent Pest Control Company Provides Further Momentum in Residential Services Market  The Potomac Company is pleased to announce that Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, has acquired the assets of its client Alterra Pest Control. Founded in 2012, Alterra is one of the 15 largest pest control […]

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Anticimex Acquires American Pest Control

Anticimex of Sweden has acquired American Pest Control of Fulton, MD, marking its second acquisition in the United States. American Pest was founded by Paul Calvert Cissel as the American Disinfectant Company in 1925.  The American Disinfectant Company … [Read More...]

Rollins Acquires Scientific Pest Management

Rollins, Inc., the parent company of Orkin, has acquired Scientific Pest Management, which provides pest control service throughout Australia through owned, franchise and partner companies. This acquisition gives Rollins brands nationwide Australian coverage. … [Read More...]

Orkin Canada Acquires Lloyd Pest Control Services of Ontario

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce that its client, Lloyd Pest Control Services Ltd of Oshawa, Ontario was acquired by Orkin Canada. Founded in 1975, Lloyd provides commercial and residential pest control services in Ontario, Canada. This transaction … [Read More...]

Legal Viewpoint: Understanding and Mitigating the Holdback in an M&A Transaction, a Sell-Side Perspective

By Mike Stanczyk, Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney So you’ve decided to sell your business. You’ve grown the business’s revenues over the last couple of years through blood, sweat and possibly some tears.  You want to get full market value for it, as you … [Read More...]

Anticimex Acquires Clean-Environ Pest Management of Singapore

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce that its client, Clean-Environ Pest Management of Singapore, was acquired by Anticimex of Sweden. Founded in 1991, Clean-Environ Pest Management provides commercial and residential pest control services … [Read More...]