Anticimex accelerates its expansion in Portugal and announces an acquisition

Pressrelease 02/20/2017

Anticimex Group today announces that it has acquired the operations of Higicontrol, located in Loures, Lisbon. Higicontrol is a highly reputed company providing services within Preventative Pest Control, Food Hygiene and Washroom Services mainly towards restaurants, industry, hotels and hospitals. The transactions will strengthen Anticimex’s market presence and enables even higher service levels.

The acquisition is Anticimex’s first in Portugal since the acquisition of ISS Pest Control in March 2013 and forms part of its strategy to expand its footprint across all regions of the Portuguese market via organic growth and further acquisitions.

Paulo Coelho, Country President Anticimex Portugal, commented:

“I am very proud to announce the acquisition of Higicontrol that is one of the biggest Pest Control Companies in Portugal. This acquisition will help us to strengthen our position in the Portuguese market, increasing our density and expand our customer base. Higicontrol provides high-quality services and has a highly competent operational and management team. So I don’t have any doubt that Higicontrol fits very well with our values, culture, and strategy”.

For more information, please contact:

Jarl Dahlfors, President and CEO of Anticimex Group, +46 70-60 72 051,

Paulo Coelho, Country President, +351 919 478 250,

Published: 02/20/2017