ServiceMaster continues to expand its commercial capabilities with the acquisition of two major commercial pest control companies
MEMPHIS, Tenn .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – ServiceMaster (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of pest control, restoration and cleaning services to residential and commercial customers, today announced the recent acquisition of Gregory Pest Solutions and McCloud Services, two of Copesan’s largest service provider partners . Gregory is an established and respected regional pest control company based in the Carolinas and ranks 30th on the PCT Top 100; and McCloud is a 100-year-old pest control company that covers the Midwest and ranks 31st on the same list.
“We continue to fulfill our commitment to building an industry-leading commercial pest business starting with our Copesan acquisition in 2018, followed by acquisitions of other Copesan vendors such as Assured Environments and Cooper Pest Control,” said Nik Varty, CEO of ServiceMaster. “We look forward to continuing our progress by welcoming two more vendors in Gregory and McCloud. These acquisitions help us build a multi-brand service network while adding incredible commercial talent and skills to differentiate ourselves in the eyes of our customers and take advantage of the most recognized and preferred brands in the commercial sector. ”
“The Gregory and McCloud acquisitions are accelerating this commercial path,” continued Varty. “By adding extremely talented industry experts with strong skills in a variety of economic sectors such as farm-to-table and apartment buildings, we are adding to our previous skills in national accounts, bed bug treatment and urban pest control. ”
“We firmly believe that our core value, taking care of the people, both our employees and our customers, has made Gregory Pest Solutions the success it is today,” said Phil Gregory, Founder and CEO of the company. “As a Copesan partner, we had the opportunity to see how ServiceMaster does its business. Due to the mutual commitment to care, we decided to partner with ServiceMaster. ”
“Our people care deeply about the customers we serve,” said Chris McCloud, CEO of McCloud Services. “That’s why ServiceMaster and their commercial malware business were interested in us and saw them as the best partners for our future. The advantages of being part of a global leader offer both our employees and our customers more opportunities. ”
ServiceMaster will retain the management teams and brands of both organizations to increase its focus on integrated commercial pest control. Ben Walker will continue to serve as President of Gregory Pest Solutions. In addition to this responsibility, he will be the Southeast Area Commercial Pest Control Manager reporting to Greg Rutherford, President of Terminix Commercial. This follows a recent announcement that Andrew Klein, former CEO of Assured Environments, will serve as head of the commercial pest area in the Northeast, reporting to Rutherford. Stephanie and Chris will continue to serve in their leadership roles for McCloud Services, who will be in leadership positions as part of our Midwest division. The management teams of both divisions will continue to have roles in their respective divisional management teams.
McCloud Services was advised by Lance Tullius of LR Tullius, Inc.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of termite and pest control, cleaning and restoration services in both the residential and commercial markets and operates through an extensive service network of more than 8,000 company locations, as well as franchise and licensing agreements. The company’s portfolio of well-known brands includes AmeriSpec (home inspections), Copesan (commercial economic pest control), Furniture Medic (cabinet and furniture repairs), Merry Maids (home cleaning), Nomor (European pest control), ServiceMaster Clean (commercial cleaning), ServiceMaster Restore ( Restoration and reconstruction), Terminix (termite and pest control) and Terminix Commercial (commercial termite and pest control). The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee. Visit www.servicemaster.com for more information about ServiceMaster or follow the company at twitter.com/ServiceMaster or Facebook.com/ServiceMaster.
Via McCloud services
McCloud Services was founded in 1904 and is still headquartered in Elgin, Illinois. The largest pest control company in Illinois, the company has grown to include more than 200 employees and provides services in 10 locations in the Midwest including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Iowa, Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Ohio. McCloud is a leader in integrated pest control solutions for the food supply chain, healthcare, hospitality, property management and retail sectors. Visit www.mccloudservices.com for more information.
About Gregory Pest Solutions
Gregory Pest Solutions was founded in 1972 by Phil and Sara Gregory. Today the 30th largest pest control company in the country, headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, the 267 employees cover an area of eleven states, including Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington, DC Visit www.smarterpestcontrol.com/ for more information.