Anticimex Italy announces an acquisition within preventative pest control

Pressrelease 08-06-2017 03:03

Anticimex Group today announces that it has acquired the operations of Defensor s.r.l., located in Viterbo, North of Rome. Defensor offers high-quality pest control services primarily to commercial customers operating in the region and is one of the few Italian companies that has implemented quality management system according to the standards of the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA). The transactions will strengthen Anticimex’s local market presence and enables even higher service levels.

The acquisition is Anticimex’s first in Italy 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 Italian market via organic growth and further acquisitions.

 Luca Micolitti Country President Anticimex Italy commented:     

 “We are very proud to announce this acquisition, the first since Anticimex was established in Italy, back in 2013. Defensor has a very good reputation in the market, and it fits well with Anticimex values and our service quality level. This acquisition will help us to strengthen our customer portfolio and our market position in the center of Italy”.

 For more information, please contact:

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

Luca Micolitti, Country President, +39 335 575 84 83,


Published: 08-06-2017 03:03