Scotts Closes $22.7M Acquisition of Action Pest Control

Scotts Acquires Action Pest Enters Pest Control Industry

In early January 2015, the Scotts LawnService closed the acquisition of Action Pest Control.

On October 16, 2014, Potomac’s client, Scotts LawnService entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Inc., a residential and commercial pest control provider in the Midwest for $22.7 million. The initial purchase price accounting for the Action Pest acquisition will be determined during the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

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Scotts to Acquire PCT Top 100 Action Pest Control for $22.7 Million

Scotts LawnService Acquirers Action Pest Control

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of Action Pest Control, Inc. — one of the largest privately-held pest control businesses in the midwestern United States — by its client Scotts LawnService (“Scotts”). Scotts is a subsidiary of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG), a $3.8 billion publicly traded company and the world’s leading marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products.

On October 16, 2014, Scotts LawnService entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Inc. (“Action Pest”), a residential and commercial pest control provider in the Midwest for $22.7 million. The initial purchase price accounting for the Action Pest acquisition will be determined during the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

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