*** Updated 7/13 at 9:15 am EST with clarification on ownership of Green Frog advanced services and pest control solutions. ***
JACKSONVILLE, Fla – Turner Pest Control, an Anticimex company providing comprehensive pest control services to residential and commercial customers in Florida and South Georgia, recently acquired three pest control companies in Georgia. Acquisitions of Bug-Off Exterminators, Advanced Services and Green Frog Pest Solutions enable the company to provide comprehensive pest control services to customers in more than six cities in Georgia, as well as territories in Lexington, Columbia and Aiken, SC .
“We are fortunate to have partnered with three exceptional and well-established pest control companies in Georgia,” said Bill Talon, President of Turner Pest Control. “Together, these acquisitions provide a tremendous opportunity for the new clients we now welcome to the Turner family, as well as our newly expanded team of employees. for quality. “
Bug-Off Exterminators, headquartered in Woodstock, GA, and run by owners Donald and Katherine Edwards, have served customers in the North Atlanta area since 1986. The company has provided pest control services for residential and commercial properties.
“Turner Pest Control and Bug-Off Exterminators share an uncompromising focus on the key to our organizations’ success: building long-term relationships with satisfied customers,” says Donald Edwards, echoing Talon’s message of the opportunities available. by this expansion. “This acquisition means that our valued customers will have access to new, innovative pest management services and that our team will benefit from exciting new career opportunities. We’re excited to see what the future holds.
Jeff Annis founded and was the majority owner of Advanced Services, which has more than 10,000 clients in Augusta, Statesboro, Savannah, Baxley and Guyton, GA, and its territories in South Carolina. Annis, along with Dena Thomas, Bo Thomas and Kevin Lewis, were partners of Green Frog Pest Solutions, a company that has served customers for 35 years.
Dena Thomas said Turner Pest Control’s shared values and vision were a factor in their decision to join Turner, adding, “The focus on their employees and customers has been extremely appealing to us. When the opportunity to join forces with Turner presented itself. , that made perfect sense. This will give our employees more flexibility and give us the opportunity to provide our services to a wider audience, expanding further throughout Georgia and South Carolina with the potential for regional expansion.
Paul Giannamore and Franco Villanueva-Meyer of The Potomac Company represented and acted as exclusive financial advisers to Advanced Services and Green Frog Pest Solutions in this transaction.