HomeTeam Pest Defense on the Acquisition Trail


Acquires Several Pest Control Companies

Dallas, TX – May 19, 2009 – HomeTeam Pest Defense announced today it has acquired Raburn Pest Control and Lindsey Termite and Pest Control, Inc., both of Tampa, Florida and the assets of PestBear in Atlanta, Georgia. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

“We were attracted to these companies because of their emphasis on customer service,” said Bob Wanzer, CEO and president of HomeTeam Pest Defense. “These acquisitions offer HomeTeam an opportunity to expand in important geographic areas – something we want to continue to do. We are pleased to welcome these customers to HomeTeam.”

“We’re always on the lookout for small, well run companies that fit into our corporate culture and let us expand into geographic targets where we want to increase our market penetration,” Wanzer added. Despite the downturn in the economy, HomeTeam Pest Defense continues to invest in acquisitions that fit its profile.

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 over 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).


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