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Recent pest control mergers and acquisitions


Left to right is Jeff Davenport, Official Pest Prevention; Brian Alexson, Anticimex; and Jamie Davenport, Pest Control Official. PHOTO: ANTICIMEX

Anticimex acquired Official Pest Prevention, which will continue to expand in the California market.

Official Pest Prevention, headquartered in Elk Grove, California, was founded in 2000 by brothers Jeff and Jamie Davenport. In 2013, the company expanded by acquiring his brother John Davenport’s pest control business in Fresno, California.

PCO M&A and Succession Specialists, LLC represented and acted as Executive Financial Advisor for Official Pest Prevention on these transactions.

Greenix Pest Control


Greenix Pest Control acquired Rise Pest Control, expanding Greenix’s presence in the upper Midwest.

The purchase brings over 70 team members and service providers to Greenix Pest Control across Iowa, Kansas, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana and Nebraska.

Founded in 2011, Greenix operates in 15 states and serves over 160,000 households in the United States

Annihilation in the northwest


Members of the Rice and Northwest Exterminating teams celebrate the close of the deal. PHOTO: NORTHWEST USE

Northwest Exterminating announced the acquisition of Rice Pest Control, based in Anniston, Ala.

The acquisition of Rice Pest Control enables Northwest Exterminating to expand into the Alabama area. This will be Northwest’s fourth office location in Alabama.

Rice Pest Control was founded in 1956 and provides scientific pest and termite control services.



Pictured from left to right are Chris Aust, Nick Aust, Bill Gray, Jim Langford, Jill Lee, Emmett Lee, Andrew Klein, Dan Aust and Stuart Aust. PHOTO: THE AUST GROUP

Terminix acquired ABC Exterminating, based in Monroe, Connecticut. The Aust Group represented ABC Exterminating as the exclusive financial advisor on the transaction. The transaction closed on November 15th and the terms of this transaction were not disclosed.

ABC Exterminating Inc. was founded in 1983 by Emmett Lee Sr. as a full service pest and termite control company.

A year after it was founded, Emmett Lee Jr. joined the family business full-time and became the owner of ABC Exterminating in 2016. Since then, the company has grown into one of the leading pest control companies in Fairfield County and the company’s service division in New York.

Terminix triad


Terminix Triad announced the acquisition of Budget and Termite Pest Control, based in King. NC PHOTO: TERMINIX TRIAD

Terminix Triad announced the acquisition of Budget and Termite Pest Control, based in King. NC

Founded in 2003, Budget Termite and Pest Control has a base of approximately 2,600 customers in 12 North Carolina counties.

Terminix Triad is a Greensboro, NC-based family business that has operated in the Triad area for more than 85 years

Turner Pest Control


Turner Pest Control, an anticimex company based in Jacksonville, Florida, acquired Impact Pest Elimination with offices in Sarasota, Tampa and Tarpon Springs, Florida.

Turner Pest Control provides comprehensive pest control services to residential and commercial customers in Florida and South Georgia.

Impact Pest Elimination is comprehensive pest control. Company providing general household pest and rodent control, termite control and prevention, lawn and ornamental care, and more. The company serves customers in five Florida counties.

Paul Giannamore and Franco Villanueva-Meyer of The Potomac Company acted as exclusive financial advisor to Impact Pest Elimination on this transaction.

Turner Pest Control also acquired Pro-Staff Termite & Pest Control, based in Orlando, Florida.

Pro-Staff Termite & Pest Control has provided termite, pest control, lawn care, irrigation and wildlife control services since 1995. The company is known for its white gloved pest control services that provide world class service to every residential and commercial customer.

Turner Pest Control acquired 10 companies in 2021.

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