Anticimex continues its US expansion with the acquisition of Killingsworth Environmental

Pressrelease 05/14/2018

Anticimex today announces continued expansion in US with the acquisition of Killingsworth Environmental (“Killingsworth”) in North Carolina. Headquartered in Charlotte, Killingsworth operates in South and North Carolina and has a strategic position in one of US most fast-growing geographies.

With the acquisition of Killingsworth, Anticimex further strengthens its market position on the US east coast as well as creates a platform for further long-term growth in the Carolinas. 

Commenting on today’s announcement, Mikael Vinje, Regional President Anticimex North America, said:

“The Rogers family has built a terrific business based on relentless focus on customer experience and second-to-none quality. The strong entrepreneurial culture in Killingsworth is very much aligned with Anticimex’ DNA and we are very excited to partner with the talented team in Charlotte to embark on an accelerated growth journey in the Carolinas in the years to come”

Commenting on the transaction, Mike Rogers, owner and CEO of Killingsworth Environmental, said:

“Anticimex’ core values - trust, innovation and passion - are perfectly aligned with ours and I’m confident that as part of the Anticimex team Killingsworth has the opportunity to accelerate its growth and achieve even greater success.  We anticipate tremendous opportunities for our business, our employees, as well as, our customers. My two sons, Andrew and Mathew, will stay on with the dedicated team at Anticimex. They are as excited, as I am, about the global growth and expansion opportunities that we all see in this move.”

 

Paul Giannamore of The Potomac Company represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to Killingsworth Environmental.

 

For more information, please contact:
Mikael Vinje, President Region North America, + 1 973 756 5021, mikael.vinje@anticimex.com

Jarl Dahlfors, President and CEO of Anticimex Group, +46 70 60 72 051, jarl.dahlfors@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 5 600people, serving more than 3 million customers worldwide. Total revenue in 2017 amounted to approximately 670M USD.

 

Published: 05/14/2018