HomeTeam Pest Defense Acquires Two Pest Control Operations


DALLAS, April 18, 2011 – HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it has acquired Pest Guard based in Sykesville, MD and Reliable Pest Management located in Lakeland, FL.

“We were attracted to both Pest Guard and Reliable because of their long-tenured residential and commercial pest and termite customer base,” said Kevin Wolf, CFO of HomeTeam Pest Defense.

“These acquisitions will allow our company to expand our customer service focus in the pest control industry. We are pleased to welcome Pest Guard and Reliable customers and employees to HomeTeam. These well-run and established companies will increase our market penetration in the Washington D.C. and central Florida areas,” Wolf 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.

For more information, contact 214-665-8725
Kevin Wolf, Chief Financial Officer

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