Anticimex continues its expansion in US and enters the Florida market with the acquisition of Turner Pest Control

Pressrelease 03/07/2018

Anticimex today announces its continued expansion in US with the acquisition of Turner Pest Control (“Turner”). Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida with offices throughout the state, Turner is one of the fastest growing Pest Control companies in Florida and has a leading market position in north east Florida.

With the acquisition of Turner, Anticimex will further strengthen its market presence on the East coast of the United States with a footprint that now covers New England, Mid-Atlantic and Florida.

The acquisition of Turner follows on previous platform acquisitions of American Pest, Modern Pest and Viking Pest Control and forms part of a strategy to expand in the US market via organic and inorganic growth.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Jarl Dahlfors, Anticimex Group President & CEO, said:

“The acquisition of Turner Pest Control represents another important step in our strategy to expand in U.S. Turner has a long and proud history as a leading provider of high-quality pest control services and has an impressive track record of growth. Together with the very strong local management team we will continue to grow Turner Pest Control and our business in Florida and beyond.”

Commenting on the transaction, Ashton Hudson, Chairman and majority owner of Turner, commented:

“Anticimex’ core values - trust, innovation and passion - are perfectly aligned with ours and I’m confident that as part of the Anticimex family of companies Turner has the opportunity to accelerate its growth and achieve even greater success.  We anticipate tremendous opportunities for both our business and our employees.”

 

For more information, please contact:
Jarl Dahlfors, President and CEO of Anticimex Group, +46 70 60 72 051, jarl.dahlfors@anticimex.com

Mikael Vinje, President Region North America, + 1 973 756 5021, mikael.vinje@anticimex.com


About Anticimex

Anticimex is the modern pest control company. Through prevention, new technology and sustainable solutions, we meet the new demands for healthy environments, for both individuals and businesses. Anticimex employs around 4,500 people, serving more than 3 million customers worldwide. Total revenues in 2017 amounted to approximately USD 670M. Read more at www.anticimex.com

Published: 03/07/2018

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