READING, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rentokil North America, one of North America s largest pest control companies, today announces it has acquired Anderson Pest Solutions, based in Chicago. The acquisition is in line with Rentokil s global strategy to continue growing its pest control business and to pursue acquisition targets in higher growth markets such as North America. Anderson ranks in the top 40 of the 100 largest pest companies in North America and has strong market positions in the Chicago metropolitan area, as well as Wisconsin, Indiana and Missouri.
The acquisition was finalized this month.
John Myers, CEO and President of Rentokil North America said: As one of the leading independent pest control companies in the Chicago metropolitan area, I am delighted that Anderson Pest Solutions is joining Rentokil. Like Rentokil, Anderson brings with it a strong commitment to world-class service, a great management team, and a focus on innovation. As a result, there is a strong cultural fit between the two companies and I look forward to bringing Anderson into the Rentokil family of businesses.
Mark O Hara, President of Anderson Pest Solutions said, While it is always difficult for an owner to sell a family-owned business, I feel that the timing is right. Just as importantly, I know that Rentokil is absolutely the right buyer as it also believes in the importance of well-trained technicians delivering reliable, guaranteed work in an environmentally and responsible way.
Tullius Partners represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to Anderson Pest Solutions.
About AndersonPest Solution The Natural Choice
Anderson is the largest family-owned pest solutions company in the Midwest, ranked 32nd largest in the nation in 2010 by Pest Control Technology magazine. Since 1913, Anderson's only business has been providing solutions for pest issues for residential and commercial properties in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin. Anderson's service is backed by one of the strongest customer satisfaction guarantees in the industry.
For more information, visit www.AndersonPestSolutions.com, email email@example.com, call toll-free 866.696.2847, or write the company at: Anderson Pest Solutions - 501 West Lake Street, Suite 204, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126.
About Rentokil North America
Rentokil North America (www.rentokil.com) is part of Rentokil Initial plc, one of the world s largest and most diverse business service companies, operating in more than 60 countries worldwide. Ehrlich Pest Control, Western Exterminator, and Presto-X Pest Control are all part of the Rentokil family of pest control companies in North America. They provide commercial and residential pest control, bioremediation, bird control, vegetation management, mosquito and tick control, deer repellent services, wild-animal trapping, and termite control from 200 local offices in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
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