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Anticimex Acquires Killingsworth Environmental

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Killingsworth Environmental (“Killingsworth”) in North Carolina, by Anticimex. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Killingsworth operates in South and North Carolina and has a strategic position in one of U.S. fastest-growing geographies. With the acquisition of Killingsworth, Anticimex further strengthens … [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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Rentokil Acquires Leading Vector Disease Control Company

The Potomac Company is pleased to announced the acquisition of its client, Vector Disease Control, LLC (“VDA”), North America’s largest provider of mosquito control services, by Rentokil North America. This acquisition is Rentokil’s largest US acquisition since it acquired Steritech in late 2015. Headquartered in Little Rock, Arksansas, VDA operates from 52 offices in 32 […]

Recent Articles & News

HomeTeam Acquires Stout Pest Control

HomeTeam Pest Defense, a division of Rollins (NYSE: ROL), has acquired Stout Pest Control of San Antonio, TX. Founded in 1989 by Russell Stout, the Company focuses on providing pest and termite control services to the residential market in San Antonio … [Read More...]

Pest Control Private Equity and Search Funds, A Public Service Announcement

This is a friendly message to those in the private equity and search fund space, in hopes to save you (and us) a lot of time. The pest control industry is a great business and I am very happy that you have interest in it. We are contacted on a daily … [Read More...]

Pest Control Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) – Weekly Commentary – May 21, 2018

In this week's commentary, we'll be discussing: Market Overview // Rentokil Acquires PCT Top 100 Advanced Pest Management The Long Read: Should You Knock Doors? The Economics of Door-to-Door Sales What Do You Really Need in Terms of M&A Tax … [Read More...]

Rentokil Acquires Advanced Pest Management, a PCT Top 100 Company

Potomac is pleased to announce the acquisition of its PCT Top 100 client, Elkton, Maryland-based Advanced Pest Management (APM) -- $6.9 million in revenue -- by Rentokil Steritech. The acquisition further expands Rentokil Steritech’s density in the … [Read More...]

Should You Knock Doors? The Economics of Pest Control Door-to-Door Sales

Illustration Credit: PCT Magazine, Feb 2016 Since PCT Magazine printed its February 2016 cover story, "Who's Knocking at Your Door?" [Download it here: PCT Whos Knocking at Your Door], I’ve received a litany of questions on door-to-door sales. This article … [Read More...]