Orkin Acquires Your Pest Control Company of Fort Worth, Texas

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Your Pest Control Company, by Orkin. Founded in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1997, by David and Dorene Norris, Your Pest Control Company is one of the fastest-growing commercial pest control companies in the DFW metro area.

David and Dorene commented: “Clearly, as business owners, valuation is important, but equally so is our people and our customers. We chose to sell our business to Orkin because they made us feel very comfortable that our business would continue to run standalone and provide the same quality of service to our customers as we always had. They’ve lived up to their commitments to our team, our customers and us, and we are confident that we made the right decision.” [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 employees and one of the largest privately held pest control companies in the southern region of the San Joaquin Valley.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Rollins to Acquire Northwest Exterminating Co for $120 Million in Cash

 

Rollins, Inc. has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Northwest Exterminating Co., Inc. to acquire its pest control business. This will be a cash purchase, and the transaction is expected to close in early August, subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions and regulatory approval. This is Rollins’ largest acquisition since it acquired HomeTeam Pest Defense in 2008. [Read more…]

Rollins Acquires Scientific Pest Management

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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.

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Orkin Canada Acquires Lloyd Pest Control Services of Ontario

Orkin Acquires Lloyd Pest Control CanadaOrkin Canada Acquires Lloyd Pest - PotomacThe 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 will allow Lloyd’s shareholders, Lorne and Nancy Collins, to retire while providing significant growth opportunities for Lloyd’s management team and valued staff. [Read more…]

Potomac Announces 6 Transactions: Singapore, Anticimex, Canada, and Brad Harbison of PCT Magazine and No Severed Horse Head

As we slowly begin to move into pest control M&A season, we’re pleased to announce six transactions:

Brad Harbison’s (Managing Editor, PCT Magazine) Pest Control Business was Acquired by (…wait for it…) in a Competitive, Strategic Sale Process

What pest control company ensures that the home of industry glitterati and managing editor of PCT Magazine remains pest-free? [Read more…]

Rollins Enters United Kingdom with Acquisition of Safeguard Pest Control

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Rollins, Inc. the parent company of  Orkin, has acquired the stock of Safeguard Pest Control and Environmental Services Limited, operating in greater London and Southeastern England. The acquisition closed June 30 and is Rollins’ first company-owned operation in the United Kingdom. [Read more…]

Rollins Acquires Critter Control

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Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), a premier global consumer and commercial service company has purchased Critter Control, Inc., the franchisor of the nation’s leading wildlife control company.
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Rollins Acquires PermaTreat Pest and Termite Control

Rollins Acquires PermaTreat
Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL), the parent company of Orkin Pest and Termite Control has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PermaTreat Pest Control Company, Inc. through a tax-free reorganization of PermaTreat’s parent, Wilco Enterprises, Inc. The all-stock merger, which is expected to close on August 1, is the first in Rollins’ recent history and carries significant potential tax benefits for Wilco’s stockholders.

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Rollins, Inc. to Acquire Statewide Pest Management of Australia

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Rollins, Inc has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the assets and operations of Statewide Pest Management (“Statewide”) headquartered in Shepparton, Australia.

Statewide was established in 1994 and provides a variety of residential and commercial pest control services.  The company primarily services the state of Victoria, including metropolitan Melbourne, and reaches up into New South Wales.  [Read more…]