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.
Tom Luczynski, Group Vice President of Global Development and International Franchising stated, “We are pleased to announce our plans to acquire this fine company. It will provide us with a next step in building out our network of international pest control services. The management and employees of Statewide like us place a high value on customer centered services. We look forward to welcoming them to our family of brands.” The closing is expected to occur by the end of April.
This is the second pest control acquisition by Rollins in Australia thus far in 2014 as consolidation continues in the Australian pest control industry.