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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – Sept 9, 2019 – ServiceMaster Enters Europe: Now the 4th Largest Pest Control Company in Europe w/ Nomor Acquisition

Left to Right: Paul Giannamore (Potomac), Tony DiLucente (CFO of ServiceMaster), and Svein Olav Stölen (CEO of Nomor). Stockholm, Sweden6 September 2019 Today I am writing this Commentary on the plane from Stockholm, Sweden to Geneva, Switzerland. As it was a very busy week last week, this week's Commentary will once again be a short one... but an important … [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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Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – Aug 26, 2019 – SvM Enters UK? Acquisition Spend Doubles in 2019, Potomac Completes 12th Transaction of the Summer

As you’ve noticed, the Weekly Commentary (my night job) has once again been forced to take a back seat to M&A (my day job).  Over the course of the summer we’ve completed a dozen transactions and over the next few weeks we’ll be announcing approximately $300 million in global pest control transactions. We’ll start with […]

Recent Articles & News

ServiceMaster Acquires Seitz Brothers Exterminating

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Seitz Brothers Exterminating, Inc. by ServiceMaster. Founded in 1975, Seitz Brothers grew to be one of the largest, independently owned pest control companies in Eastern Pennsylvania. … [Read More...]

ServiceMaster Acquires Nomor AB as European Entry Acquisition

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce that ServiceMaster, a leading provider of pest control, restoration and cleaning services to residential and commercial customers, has acquired its client Nomor Holding AB, a Stockholm-based pest control company, with … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – Sept 9, 2019 – ServiceMaster Enters Europe: Now the 4th Largest Pest Control Company in Europe w/ Nomor Acquisition

Left to Right: Paul Giannamore (Potomac), Tony DiLucente (CFO of ServiceMaster), and Svein Olav Stölen (CEO of Nomor). Stockholm, Sweden6 September 2019 Today I am writing this Commentary on the plane from Stockholm, Sweden to Geneva, … [Read More...]

Pest Control M&A Weekly Commentary – Aug 26, 2019 – SvM Enters UK? Acquisition Spend Doubles in 2019, Potomac Completes 12th Transaction of the Summer

As you’ve noticed, the Weekly Commentary (my night job) has once again been forced to take a back seat to M&A (my day job).  Over the course of the summer we've completed a dozen transactions and over the next few weeks we'll be announcing … [Read More...]

Orkin Acquires Greenleaf Pest Organic Management

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Greenleaf Organic Pest Management, Inc. ("Greenleaf"), to Orkin Pest Control ("Orkin"). Greenleaf, based in North Hollywood, California, was founded by Stan and Lori Lake in 1998. While … [Read More...]