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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 […]

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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – July 30, 2018 – Where to Stash Your Cash When You Sell

  In this week’s commentary, we'll be exploring: Driving Value: The Importance of Route Density Potomac Announces the Sale of Banks Pest Control to Rollins, Inc. Where to Stash Your Cash When You Sell (or Even if you Don't Sell) … [Read More...]

Orkin Acquires Banks Pest Control

Potomac is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Banks Pest Control, of Bakersfield, CA, to Rollins, Inc., the parent company of Orkin. Banks Pest Control was founded by Orland Banks in 1969. What began as a one-man shop grew to a company of over 40 … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – July 16, 2018 – Outlook for the 2nd Half of 2018

In this week’s commentary, we’ll be discussing: What's in Store for the 2nd Half the of Year Rentokil North America Acquires Innovative Pest Management Pest Control in the Emerging Markets A Little More on Knocking Doors (Grand Kempinski … [Read More...]

Rentokil Steritech Acquires Innovative Pest Management of North Carolina

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Innovative Pest Management, by Rentokil Steritech. Innovative was founded by Ronnie and Rhonda Caldwell in 1999 and has grown to be one of the largest privately held pest control … [Read More...]

Rollins / Orkin Enters Singapore with Acquisition of Aardwolf Pestkare

As Elaine once famously quipped on Seinfeld's The Contest:  "... and then there were three." Similarly, there are now three major players in the Singapore pest control industry and transaction multiples are on the rise. Rentokil has been in Singapore for … [Read More...]