Modern Pest is the independent market leader in the New England market and provides high-quality pest control and wildlife services to residential and commercial customers in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Former Co-President Scott Stevenson will remain with the company and assume the role of President of the company and Modern
Viking was founded in 1980 by Ed and Eileen Bradbury. Their tireless commitment to grow their family business lead Viking to become the leading provider of residential and commercial pest control in New Jersey and other states in the region. Ryan and Dan Bradbury, both members of the founding family, will remain with the company as President and Vice President respectively. Ed will remain on as a consultant.
Both companies will continue to operate under its current brand as part of the Anticimex Group.
The acquisitions are a part of Anticimex’s strategy to expand in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States via organic growth and by partnering with strong regional and local players. Besides these, Anticimex has made a total of five acquisitions in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia in the last twelve months and continues to look for further growth opportunities in the region with the help of Ryan, Ed and Dan.
Commenting on the announcement, Anticimex Group CEO and President Mr. Jarl Dahlfors said:
“The acquisitions of Modern Pest and Viking Pest Control represent another important step in our strategy to expand in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region of the US. Modern Pest has a long and proud history as a leading provider of high-quality pest control services. Together with Scott Stevenson and his team, we will continue to grow Modern Pest and particularly expand in the Boston Area. Viking has developed a strong, dynamic and visionary leadership team. I look forward to working together with Ryan and the team to realize the full potential of Viking and seeing it prosper as part of Anticimex.