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ServiceMaster Sheds Brands and Becomes Terminix

ServiceMasters enters agreement to sell SMB for $1.533 billionUpon consummation of the transaction, ServiceMaster will change its name to Terminix ServiceMaster today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Roark Capital to sell ServiceMaster Brands for $1.533 billion. Upon consummation of the transaction, which is expected in the next 30 to 60 days, … [Read More...]

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WEBINAR: AFTERMATH – Pest Control Valuations and M&A in a Post-Coronavirus World

The video below is a 20-minute clip of a 90-minute, invite-only / client presentation on valuation and M&A in 2020. It was presented on April 26th to Potomac clients. Unfortunately, the remaining 70 minutes are not available to those who are not clients of Potomac.

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Is Rollins for Sale?

I wasn’t going to comment on the latest Rollins rumors, but given that I’ve received scores of calls from clients, institutional investors, hedge funds, industry magazines and the financial press, I guess it’s time for me to say something.  Last week, Bloomberg published a brief article, the relevant snippet is below: (Bloomberg) — Rollins Inc., […]

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Is Rollins for Sale?

I wasn’t going to comment on the latest Rollins rumors, but given that I’ve received scores of calls from clients, institutional investors, hedge funds, industry magazines and the financial press, I guess it’s time for me to say something.  Last week, … [Read More...]

Certus Enters Arizona, Acquires Responsible Pest & Scorpion Control

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the sale of its client Responsible Pest & Scorpion Control, to Certus. This transaction represents upstart Certus's entry into the state of Arizona. Founded in 1991, Responsible Pest & Scorpion is one of … [Read More...]

Potomac Pest Control Group Launches New Podcast – The Boardroom Buzz

The Potomac Pest Control Group Launches New Podcast, The Boardroom Buzz, Hosted by Patrick Baldwin and Paul Giannamore An Ongoing, Board-Level Conversation Between a Pest Control Company Owner and His Advisor May 14, 2020 —The Potomac Pest … [Read More...]

Rollins / Orkin Acquires Crazy Frog Pest Control’s California Operations

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the sale of its client Crazy Frog Pest Control's service center and operation in Marietta, CA to Rollins, Inc. (NYSE: ROL) through its subsidiary Orkin. Crazy Frog was founded by Mike Stosich, Travis Harwood and … [Read More...]

Environmental Pest Control Acquires Georgian Bay Pest Control

Environmental Pest Control, leader in safe and effective pest management since 1988, acquired Georgian Bay Pest Control, located in Meaford, Ontario in early March 2020. Environmental Pest Control (EPC) and Georgian Bay Pest Control (GBPC) share the same high … [Read More...]