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Reading, Pa. (May 21, 2018) – JC Ehrlich, a Rentokil North America company, finalized a deal to acquire Elkton, Maryland-based Advanced Pest Management (APM). The acquisition further expands Ehrlich's density in the Northeastern U.S. market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Established in 1964 by the Kreer family, APM was sold in 2003 to Jeremy Kreer; he has led the business as President for the last 15 years. The business has built a long-standing reputation as a provider of outstanding customer service to homeowners and businesses from southern New Jersey through Delaware to Baltimore, Maryland.
“The addition of APM’s local market leadership to our growing family of experts further enhances our ability to serve both residential and commercial customers in the Northeast,” said John Myers, President and CEO of Rentokil North America. “Jeremy and his team share our high-level commitment to customer experience and world-class pest control services and we are excited to have them onboard.”
“At APM, our focus has always been on providing exceptional customer service, paired with the utmost integrity, in all our transactions, ” said Jeremy Kreer, President of APM. “We believe that joining the Rentokil family of companies will allow us to continue that tradition. We look forward to providing our customers with additional service offerings that help them further protect their homes and businesses, and contributing our expertise to continue growing the Rentokil range of services.”
For additional information on Rentokil, along with Rentokil North America companies’ complementary business services in the United States, please visit www.rentokil.com/us.
Paul Giannamore of the The Potomac Company acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Advanced Pest Management.
Rentokil North America, which owns regional pest control brands Ehrlich Pest Control, Western Exterminator, and Presto-X Pest Control, provides commercial and residential pest control to customers in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico through its expertly trained team of specialist technicians. Rentokil's approach focuses on a specialist/customer partnership to ensure the highest quality pest control service. This includes comprehensive pest management solutions that encompass general pest control; mosquito, termite and bed bug inspections and service; vegetation management; bird management; fumigations; and lake management services. Rentokil North America is a division of Rentokil Initial plc, a leading business services company, operating globally in over 70 countries. For more information, visit www.rentokil.com/us.