Rentokil Steritech Acquires Vermont Pest Control

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Vermont Pest Control’s HQ in Middletown Spring, VT

The Potomac Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of its client, Vermont Pest Control, by Rentokil Steritech.

Founded in 1991 by Art and Chere Tournet, Vermont Pest Control has grown to be one of the largest pest control operations in the state of Vermont. Vermont Pest Control operates in the territory between Albany, NY and Burlington, VT and is an important strategic acquisition for Rentokil. All of Vermont Pest Control team members will be joining Rentokil, while the sellers will remain with Rentokil until throughout the integration period.

Art and Chere commented on the acquisition: “We’ve known John Myers for a long time and we’re happy to partner with him and his team here in Vermont. They’ve been great to work with and we’re confident that we made the right decision for our team and our customers.”

On working with Potomac, Art said: “Paul is an absolutely top notch guy and he knows what he is talking about. Paul will give you the time and attention that you require. Whether you are a small operation or a very large company, my sense is that he was working exclusively for us even though I knew he was flying around the world working on dozens of transactions.”

Paul Giannamore, Managing Director of Potomac, commented: “Artie and Chere were very fun to work with and I will really miss their sense of humor. I think that this acquisition is going to be home run for Rentokil and will really help them grow their service footprint in Vermont, especially with Art and Chere remaining involved. I wish them the very best.”

Vermont Pest Control is both Rentokil’s and Potomac’s second acquisition in Vermont in recent years, after Rentokil purchased LR Pest Elimination.

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