1. American Pest Acquires PestMasters, Inc.


American Pest Acquires PestMasters, Inc.

Fulton, MD, October 8, 2019—American Pest, Washington DC’s leading provider in modern, preventative pest management, acquires PestMasters, Inc—a family-owned pest control firm located in Richmond, VA.

PestMasters, Inc. has been serving central Virginia since 1953, providing the highest quality pest control service in the state. Dave Boose, CEO and Owner of PestMasters, Inc. is a past president of the Virginia Pest Management Association and as chairman of the Legislative Committee for over twenty years was influential in the development and implementation of many of the pesticide laws and regulations in the state.
“We look forward to building a relationship based on the respect and trust that PestMasters has provided to their customers,” says David Billingsly, President of American Pest. “Their skilled pest control professionals will be a great addition to our team.”

Dave Boose, CEO and Owner of PestMasters, Inc. adds, “At PestMasters we have always valued the trust that business owners and homeowners alike have placed in our services and staff. With this merger, we found a partner with the same culture and focus on service excellence that can also offer a wide array of other advances and services to compliment what PestMasters already provides.”

The acquisition of PestMasters, Inc. is American Pest’s 11th acquisition in 36 months, bringing 20 additional pest professionals to its growing team.

Dan Gordon of PCO M&A Specialists (a division of PCO Bookkeepers) acted as exclusive financial advisor.

About American Pest:  American Pest, a part of Anticimex Group, has been providing Integrated Pest Management (IPM) solutions since 1925. Our team consists of over 160 brand ambassadors— specialists in pest prevention and customer experience. We credit our longstanding tradition of excellence to our people, who provide quality pest control solutions to over 15,000 homes and businesses and millions of square feet of federal offices and institutions throughout Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia.