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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – January 21, 2019 – AX Buys Innovative, 2019 Outlook, Q&A, New Structure

A New Format for the Weekly Commentary While I was back in the US in December, I had a dinner meeting with a client who said, "I would like to open this meeting with some criticism. I never miss an issue of your Weekly Commentary, but recently you've gone off the rails with your economic analysis. While I might not be the smartest guy in the industry, I consider myself … [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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Innovative Pest Management, a PCT Top 100 Firm, Acquired by American Pest, an Anticimex Company

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Innovative Pest Management (“IPM”), by American Pest (“American”), an Anticimex Company. IPM was founded 14 years ago by Dr. Richard Kramer, Luke Krikstan and Joshua Kramer. What began as a small, three-man operation quickly grew to become one of the largest privately held […]

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Innovative Pest Management, a PCT Top 100 Firm, Acquired by American Pest, an Anticimex Company

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Innovative Pest Management (“IPM”), by American Pest (“American”), an Anticimex Company. IPM was founded 14 years ago by Dr. Richard Kramer, Luke Krikstan and Joshua Kramer. What … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – January 8, 2019 – Over a Half Billion Dollars in Deals in 75 Days, Rollins Acquires Clark Pest Control, Gotta Kick Up Some Tribute to Uncle Paulie

In November, I "officially" called the top for the pest control M&A market for this cycle and in July I said that you would see over a half billion dollars of pest control transactions close by the end of the year. I undershot volume by at least $100 … [Read More...]

Rollins Enters into Purchase Agreement to Acquire Clark Pest Control

Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier global consumer and commercial service company, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Clark Pest Control of Stockton, Inc. located in Lodi, CA. Clark Pest Control is a leading pest management company in California … [Read More...]

ServiceMaster to Acquire Assured Environments

ServiceMaster has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Assured Environments, a leading commercial pest control company based in New York City. The company is best known for providing effective pest control services to property management, hospitality, … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – December 10, 2018 – Parasitec in Paris, Rentokil Acquires Vermont Pest Control, ServiceMaster Acquires Assured Environments

10 December 2018 Paris, France ==> New York City This week's Commentary is going to be very short. I am back in the US and this is the busiest Q4 on record in the industry, so I don't have much time to write. However, I received over 400 emails on my … [Read More...]