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Acquisition of RID in New Jersey further strengthens Viking Pest

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Basking Ridge, NJ – November 2020 – Viking Pest Control, an Anticimex company, announced the acquisition of RID Pest Control of Egg Harbor Township, NJ. 

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — 

RID Pest Control has been providing residential pest control services covering Cape May and Atlantic counties in New Jersey since 1979 and was incorporated in 1984. RID is known for their local and personalized service delivering outstanding customer-friendly service to the region.

Paul Bergmann, President of Viking, commented, “Acquiring RID is an important step in increasing our growth and expanding our customer footprint in the Southern part of our service territory. Partnering with pest control providers like RID solidifies Viking as the leading pest control provider in the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware region.” Bergmann added, “RID was an excellent fit, we are excited about the latest addition to the Viking Family.” Viking is proud to welcome the RID team and will work side by side to continue providing excellent service to all of our customers.

Paul Utts, President of RID Pest Control added “The partnership with Viking Pest Control is good news for our customers and employees. With Viking offering customers the most innovative pest control solutions like SMART, everyone will enjoy the best and most advanced products, methods, and services on the market. We look forward to combining our experienced teams and the opportunities ahead.”

The Potomac Company represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to RID Pest Control on the transaction. 

About Viking: Viking Pest Control, an Anticimex company, has been locally providing pest control for families and businesses since 1980. Viking’s Headquarters is in Basking Ridge, NJ and with over 300 team members, Viking Pest provides quality pest control solutions to residential and commercial properties in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Viking Pest is the modern pest control company. Through prevention, new technology, and sustainable solutions, we meet the new demands for healthy environments for both individuals and businesses.

About Anticimex: Anticimex, the fourth largest pest control provider globally, is the modern pest control company. Through prevention, new technology, and sustainable solutions, we meet the new demands for healthy environments, for both individuals and businesses. Anticimex employs around 7,100 people, serving more than 3 million customers in 18 markets worldwide. In the United States, Anticimex operates through its seven platform companies, Modern Pest – Brunswick, ME, American Pest Management – Fulton, MD, Viking Pest Control – Basking Ridge, NJ, Turner Pest Control- Jacksonville, FL, and Killingsworth Environmental- Charlotte, NC, JP McHale Pest Management - Buchanan, NY, and Wayne’s – Birmingham, AL

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