Rollins Acquires Parker Pest Control

PONCA CITY, Okla. — Rollins strengthened its presence in Oklahoma and Kansas with the acquisition of Ponca City, Okla.-based Parker Pest Control. The deal closed on May 7 and terms were not disclosed. Parker Pest Control was founded in 1963 by Dick Par…

July 8, 2018 | Acquisitions, News

Terminix Acquires Hometown Pest Control

Hometown Pest Control, Delray Beach, Fla., is a PCT Top 100 firm that generated $7.6 million in 2017 revenues. DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Terminix announced the acquisition of Hometown Pest Control, Delray Beach, Fla., a PCT Top 100 firm that generated $7.6…

May 14, 2018 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Acquires Ron Fee Inc.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Middleton Pest Control, a subsidiary of Sunair Services, acquired the assets of the lawn and pest control company Ron Fee Inc. for approximately $5.2 million. Ron Fee serves more than 13,000 residential and commercial customers…

April 7, 2018 | Acquisitions, News

Arrow Exterminators Acquires Gary’s Quality Pest Control

ATLANTA, Ga. — Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the merger and acquisition of Gary’s Quality Pest Control, a pest management firm specializing in residential and commercial pest control as well as lawn care services. ATLANTA, Ga. — Atlanta-b…

June 2, 2017 | Marketing, News

Rentokil Steritech Acquires Heron Home & Outdoor

Rentokil Steritech has acquired Apopka, Fla.-based Heron Home & Outdoor, a $20 million business that ranked #42 on the 2016 PCT Top 100 list. READING Pa., and APOPKA, Fla. — Rentokil Steritech has acquired Apopka, Fla.-based Heron Home & Outdoor, a $20…

April 13, 2017 | Marketing, News

Kemp Represents Edge Pest Control (Austin) in Sale to Orkin

Kemp Anderson represented Edge Pest Control in a recent transaction between Orkin and Provo, Utah based Edge Pest Control’s Austin, TX office.  Anderson said the Edge leadership team “realized an alignment of values” with Orkin. “Edge Pest Control lead…

April 7, 2017 | Acquisitions, News

New Book Helps PCOs Navigate the World of M&A

New Book WINTER PARK, Fla. — Veteran industry professional, Kemp Anderson, president of Kemp Anderson Consulting, announced the publication of “Level the Field!” The book can be purchased from his website. Anderson’s book is an updated and revised vers…

January 27, 2017 | Marketing, News

Heron Acquires Orlando Based Critter & Pest Defense

Deal closed March 7 Heron Home & Outdoor has acquired Orlando area company Critter & Pest Defense – a pest and wildlife management company. Started in 2007, Critter & Pest Defense has been a family company, led by owners Carl and Stephanie…

June 12, 2016 | Acquisitions, News

Action Pest Control Sells to Scotts

How did this deal go down and what’s next for Scotts? As president of Action Pest Control, Kevin Pass possessed all the traits of a classic entrepreneur — tenacity, risk-taking, innovation, etc. — but perhaps the greatest reason for Pass and his compan…

March 27, 2015 | Acquisitions, News

Kemp Aids in Scotts Agreement to Acquire Action Pest Control

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company announced that its subsidiary EG Systems, Inc., doing business as Scotts LawnService, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Action Pest Control, Evansville Ind., which ranked 56th on the 2014 PCT Top…

October 21, 2014 | Acquisitions, Corporate, News

Orkin Acquires Pugliese Pest Solutions

ATLANTA – Orkin expanded its employee and customer base in New York by acquiring Pugliese Pest Solutions on Feb. 3. Orkin acquired the family-owned company from Rick and Fran Pugliese whose father, F.J. Pugliese, founded Pugliese Pest Solutions in 1963…

February 10, 2014 | Acquisitions, News

Orkin Acquires Green Plus

ATLANTA – Orkin recently expanded its lawn care services in Southern Florida by acquiring Lawn & Ornamental Green Services, also known as Green Plus. Green Plus is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Fla. Green Plus was started in 2004 by Scott and Melis…

June 7, 2013 | Acquisitions, News

Orkin Acquires Tri-County Pest Control South

Orkin announced the acquisition of Florida-based Tri-County Pest Control South from Maria and Charles Baker, who started Tri-County immediately after they sold their Detroit business to Orkin, in 2004. “Based on the success and ease of that 2004 merger…

September 8, 2012 | Acquisitions, News

Kemp Anderson Helps Orkin Acquire Big Deal Exterminating

Jose Capo started Big Deal Exterminating in 1989, a year after his mother, Migdalia Rosario, sold her company, Ramalos Pest Control. Rosario was the first woman licensed to perform pest control in Puerto Rico in the early 1970s. Capo was five-years-old…

May 30, 2012 | Acquisitions, News

Podcast: Kemp Anderson on Rollins’ M&A Philosophy

Kemp Anderson, acquisition manager for Rollins Inc., discusses several issues related to Rollins’ approach to mergers and acquisitions, including how the company successfully transitions acquired companies.

January 15, 2012 | News

Kemp Helps Orkin Make First Acquisition in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Kemp Anderson helped Orkin acquire Professional Killers Pest Control Inc.of St. Thomas in October, 2011, making it the first Orkin acquisition in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Pro Killers Owner Dianne Rosebury, originally from Canada, sold the business to r…

October 22, 2011 | Acquisitions, News

Orkin buys three pest control companies

Orkin has bought pest control companies JERMAC Inc. of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Economy Pest Control of Sidney, Iowa, and Shilling’s Pest Control of Dallas. Financial terms were not disclosed. In the next six months, JERMAC’s customers will be serviced ou…

June 17, 2011 | Acquisitions, News

Massey Services to Purchase Middleton Lawn & Pest Control

In a deal that has significant implications for the pest control industry, especially in Florida, Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of Massey Services, announced the company has reached a definitive agreement to purchase Sunair Services Corporation in…

October 16, 2009 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Acquires Naples, Florida-Based Marshall Pest Control

Sunair Services has acquired the assets of privately-held Marshall Pest Control. Headquartered in Naples, Fla., the company will be integrated into Sunair’s wholly owned subsidiary Middleton Lawn & Pest Control. Financial details of the transaction…

October 23, 2007 | Acquisitions, News

Sunair Services Acquires Longboat Key Pest Control

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Sunair Services Corp. announced that it has acquired the assets of Longboat Key Pest Control. Headquartered in Longboat Key, Fla., the company will be integrated into the Sunair’s wholly owned subsidiary Middleton Lawn & Pest Co…

October 8, 2007 | Acquisitions, News

Sunair Services Acquires Marshall Pest Control

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Sunair Services Corp. has acquired the assets of privately-held Marshall Pest Control. Headquartered in Naples, Fla., the company will be integrated into Sunair’s wholly owned subsidiary Middleton Lawn & Pest Control. Marsha…

October 8, 2007 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Acquires Howell Environmental

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Sunair Services Corp. acquired the assets of Howell Environmental. Founded in 1982 and headquartered in West Palm Beach, Fla., the company will be integrated into the company’s subsidiary Middleton Lawn & Pest Control. Howel…

September 10, 2007 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Lawn Buys Summer Rain Fertilization

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Sunair Services Corp. announced June 14 that it has acquired the assets of Summer Rain Fertilization Company. Founded in 1988 and headquartered in Margate, FL, the company will be integrated into the Sunair’s wholly owned subsid…

June 21, 2007 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Acquires Tampa, Florida Exterminating Company

Middleton Lawn & Pest Control, a subsidiary of Ft. Lauderdale-based Sunair Services Corporation, has acquired the assets of Florida Exterminating Co. – a family owned business with more than 37 years of experience. Headquartered in Tampa FL., Flori…

May 7, 2007 | Acquisitions, Corporate, News

Middleton Acquires Valentine’s Indoor Pest Management

ORLANDO, Fla. — Middleton Pest Control acquired the assets of St. Cloud, Fla.-based Valentine’s Indoor Pest Management. Valentine’s Indoor Pest Management has served residential homes and commercial properties throughout the Kissimmee/St. Cloud area wi…

March 3, 2007 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Pest Acquires Archer Exterminators

ORLANDO, Fla. — Middleton Pest Control, a subsidiary of Fort Lauderdale-based Sunair Services, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Orlando-based Archer Exterminators. Archer Exterminators serves residential homes and comme…

December 7, 2006 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Acquires Ron Fee Inc.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Middleton Pest Control, a subsidiary of Sunair Services, acquired the assets of the lawn and pest control company Ron Fee Inc. for approximately $5.2 million. Ron Fee serves more than 13,000 residential and commercial customers…

April 7, 2006 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Pest Control Acquires Pestec Pest Control

ORLANDO, Fla. — Middleton Pest Control, a subsidiary of Fort Lauderdale-based Sunair Services Corp., announced that it acquired the assets of Pestec Pest Control. Pestec, headquartered in Sarasota since 1996, offers pest control and lawn care services…

March 5, 2006 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton Pest Buys Paragon Termite

ORLANDO, Fla. — Middleton Pest Control, a subsidiary of Fort Lauderdale-based Sunair Services, announced that it acquired the assets of Paragon Termite & Pest Management for approximately $1 million. Paragon, headquartered in Port St. Lucie, holds…

January 22, 2006 | Acquisitions, News

Middleton acquires Four Seasons

ORLANDO, Fla. — Middleton Pest Control, a subsidiary of Fort Lauderdale-based Sunair Electronics, acquired the assets of Four Seasons Lawn and Pest Control for $1.1 million. Annualizing the Four Seasons revenues for the first six months of the year wil…

August 4, 2005 | Acquisitions, News

Sunair Completes Acquisition of Middleton Pest Control

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Sunair Electronics today announced through its wholly owned subsidiary Sunair Southeast Pest Holdings (SPH), that the company has completed the acquisition of Middleton Lawn & Pest Control for $50 million in cash, a promisso…

June 9, 2005 | Acquisitions, News