DALLAS, May 4, 2011 – HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it has acquired Integral Pest Management based in Ocala, Fla. and PestBear Pest and Termite Company located in Houston, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“We were attracted to both Integral and PestBear because of their emphasis on customer service,” said Jerry Gahlhoff, President of HomeTeam Pest Defense.
“These acquisitions will allow our company to expand in important geographic areas. We are pleased to welcome Integral and PestBear customers to HomeTeam. These well-run and established companies will increase our market penetration in central Florida and northern Houston areas,” Gahlhoff added.
HomeTeam Pest Defense, a recognized leader in the pest management industry, is currently the nation’s 3rd largest residential pest control company. The company offers pest and termite control services with traditional treatment methods and with advanced products such as the innovative Taexx® built-in pest control system. The company has 50 branch locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Mid-Central, Southwest and Western states. HomeTeam is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Rollins, Inc. (NYSE:ROL). Find out more about HomeTeam at www.pestdefense.com or Rollins, Inc. at www.rollins.com.
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Kevin Wolf, Chief Financial Officer
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