Anticimex announces entrance into US Pest Control Market

Pressrelease 02-08-2016 04:01

Anticimex, the world’s fourth-largest pest control company, today announces its entry into the US market with its acquisition of Bug Doctor Inc. of Paramus, New Jersey.

Bug Doctor, founded in 1992, provides high quality pest management services to both its commercial and residential clients. Since 1992 Bug Doctor has provided nationwide services to clients who desire humane and effective solutions to complex bird and pest control problems.

Stuart Aust, President and CEO of Bug Doctor, said: “When our family decided that the time was right to sell our company, we searched globally for a buyer who shared our dedication to growth, our dedication to quality and our dedication to our people and our clients. Anticimex, a leading specialist in preventive pest control, was our clear choice. They are committed to creating exciting new opportunities for our employees and our family while maintaining the focus on high quality service that our clients have come to expect.”

Jarl Dahlfors, CEO and President, Anticimex Group, commented: “Bug Doctor is a great fit for us, and their culture of excellence toward their people and clients aligns naturally with the culture of Anticimex, where we combine our decades of experience with the latest technological innovations to provide our customers with the peace of mind that comes from long-term, sustainable solutions to their needs. Our vision is to be the global leader in preventive pest control: there are more high-quality pest control companies in the US than anywhere else in the world, and we are excited about our continued growth prospects in this important market.”

For additional information please contact:
Jarl Dahlfors, President and CEO of Anticimex Group, +46 70-60 72 051,

Stuart Aust, CEO and President Bug Doctor Inc., 1-800-825-1151,


Lance Tullius of Tullius Partners represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to Bug Doctor, Inc.

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 companies worldwide. Founded in Sweden in 1934, Anticimex currently operates in 17 countries and approximately 4,000 people. Total revenues in 2015 amounted to approximately $450 million.


Updated: 02-08-2016 04:00

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