Rollins Acquires Scientific Pest Management

Rollins Acquires Scientific Pest Managment AustraliaOrkin Acquires Austrial Scientific Pest Management

Rollins, Inc., the parent company of Orkin, has acquired Scientific Pest Management, which provides pest control service throughout Australia through owned, franchise and partner companies. This acquisition gives Rollins brands nationwide Australian coverage.

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Potomac Announces 6 Transactions: Singapore, Anticimex, Canada, and Brad Harbison of PCT Magazine and No Severed Horse Head

As we slowly begin to move into pest control M&A season, we’re pleased to announce six transactions:

Brad Harbison’s (Managing Editor, PCT Magazine) Pest Control Business was Acquired by (…wait for it…) in a Competitive, Strategic Sale Process

What pest control company ensures that the home of industry glitterati and managing editor of PCT Magazine remains pest-free? [Read more…]

Anticimex Acquires Enviropest, the Third Largest Pest Control Operator in Australia

Anticimex Acquires Enviropest Australia Pest ControlEnviropest Australia Pest Control Acquired by Anticimex Pest Control

Anticimex has acquired Enviropest to become a market leader in pest controlin Australia. The acquisition enhances Anticimex’s foothold in the termite control market and further accelerates the international expansion of the Anticimex Group.

Anticimex has acquired 100 percent of Enviropest, the third largest player in the Australian pest control market and a market leader in preventive termite control. Enviropest provides residential pest control services with a strong focus on termites and timber pests, complementing Anticimex’s comprehensive range of services within pest control. The acquisition will enable Anticimex to become a frontrunner in the Australian pest control market and expand its geographical footprint across the continent, and facilitate significant synergy potential through cross-selling in the residential sector. [Read more…]

Rollins, Inc. to Acquire Statewide Pest Management of Australia

Rollins Acquires Statewide Pest Management of AustraliaRollins Acquires Statewide Pest Management Austrial

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.  [Read more…]

Potomac Has Been Engaged by a Leading Australian Pest Control Firm


The Potomac Pest Control Group announced that it has been engaged by a leading Australian pest control firm to advise its shareholders on valuation and strategic alternatives. The decision to review strategic alternatives was driven by the fact that the firm had been recently contacted by a large, US-based pest control firm that is interested in acquiring pest control resources and capabilities in Australia. [Read more…]

Flick Anticimex Acquires Goode Pest Control of Queensland, Australia

Flick Anticimex Acquires Goode Pest Control Queensland

As consolidation continues in the Australian pest control industry, Flick Anticimex has acquired Goode Pest Control of Queensland.

“The acquisition of Goode Pest Control is in line with our strategic growth plans for 2014. Goode Pest Control specialises in commercial pest control with high profile customers and we look forward to ensuring the continued success of these clients, though proactive pest management solutions,” said Andrew Usher, Managing Director of Flick Anticimex. [Read more…]

Australia: The New Frontier in Pest Control Acquisitions

Rollins, the parent company of Orkin, has finally taken the plunge. After years of international franchising, Rollins agreed to acquire Perth-based Allpest WA in January 2014.

Allpest generated approximately $25 million in 2013 and it is likely that Orkin will attempt to take a very similar path in Australia that it did in Canada, where it is now the dominant player in the Canadian market. [Read more…]

Rollins Acquires Allpest, a Leading Indepedent Australian Pest Control Provider

Orkin Rollins Acquires Allpest Pest Control Australia

RedRollinsPNGRollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL), the parent company of Orkin, has acquired Allpest WA, the leading independent pest control provider in Western Australia. The acquisition is expected to close in February, and this is Rollins’ first business venture in Australia. Rollins’ goal is to become the leading pest control firm in Australia and this acquisition provides a strong foothold for the Atlanta-based pest control giant. [Read more…]