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Q2 Commercial Pest Revenue Estimates Likely to be Cut by ~25% by Wall Street; ServiceMaster’s Black Wednesday – Pest Control Daily Market Update

Given the movement in the markets and the constant requests that we are receiving, Potomac will be providing a brief daily update for the time being on the pest control public and private market news. 1. Wall Street to Cut Commercial Pest Control Estimates Significantly After speaking with several prominent wall street analysts, we expect to see some serious cuts in … [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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Commentary – March 13, 2020 — The PCT Top 100 Has Lost $2.5 Billion in Enterprise Value in 2020…Thus Far

Download a Reader-Friendly PDF Version Here On September 12, 2019, I published the following in our exclusive publication for Potomac clients, Notes from the Front Line:  “Last week I returned home from Stockholm after the closing of the $200 million sale of Nomor AB to ServiceMaster in what is likely the most expensive pest control deal […]

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Q2 Commercial Pest Revenue Estimates Likely to be Cut by ~25% by Wall Street; ServiceMaster’s Black Wednesday – Pest Control Daily Market Update

Given the movement in the markets and the constant requests that we are receiving, Potomac will be providing a brief daily update for the time being on the pest control public and private market news. 1. Wall Street to Cut Commercial Pest Control Estimates … [Read More...]

Pest Control Daily Market Update 3/17/2020 – Pest Control Deals on Hold

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Pest Control Daily Market Update 3/16/2020 – COVID-19

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Commentary – March 13, 2020 — The PCT Top 100 Has Lost $2.5 Billion in Enterprise Value in 2020…Thus Far

Download a Reader-Friendly PDF Version Here On September 12, 2019, I published the following in our exclusive publication for Potomac clients, Notes from the Front Line: “Last week I returned home from Stockholm after the closing of the $200 … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – Jan 28, 2020 — The Beginning of the End? Pest Control Transaction Multiples Contract for the First Time in a Decade as ServiceMaster Hits the Skids

Download a Reader Friendly PDF Here This story begins on the morning of October 22, 2019. My flight had just taken off and I nestled into my seat to try to get some work done. An email from Jamie Clement at Buckingham Research catches my … [Read More...]