Rollins to acquire Clark Pest Control


January 8, 2019



Atlanta, Ga.-based Rollins Inc. has agreed to acquire Clark Pest Control of Stockton Inc., based in Lodi, Calif. Geotech Supply is included in the acquisition, and will continue to expand its current operations. Rollins expects to close in the first quarter 2019 subject to regulatory approvals. Terms were not disclosed; Clark was advised by LR Tullius Inc.

Founded in 1950 by Charles Clark, who passed away Sept. 15 at age 91, the company is currently majority owned by his sons, Joe, Terry and Jeff Clark. Clark Pest Control operates in 26 locations that serve residents and businesses throughout California and northwestern Nevada.

“We are thrilled with the addition of Clark to the Rollins Family of Brands,” says Jerry Gahlhoff, president of Rollins Specialty Brands. “Clark has a history of excellent service and a loyal customer base. With the continual leadership of Robert Baker, we are confident that the company will continue to grow and excel.”

“The Clark Pest Control family is proud to become a member of the Rollins Inc. team. We are excited for the opportunities this brings for the Clark employees,” says Joe Clark, president of Clark Pest Control.

PMP Hall of Famer Gary Rollins, CEO of Rollins Inc., notes that “Clark has always strived to provide exceptional service to their customers and has been very employee-centric. We believe that those values align with the Rollins Inc. mission of being the World’s Best Service Company, and we look forward to sharing our best practices.”

Through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Orkin LLC, HomeTeam Pest Defense, Orkin Canada, Western Pest Services, Northwest Exterminating, Critter Control Inc., The Industrial Fumigant Co., Trutech LLC, Orkin Australia, Waltham Services LLC, OPC Pest Services, PermaTreat, Rollins UK, Aardwolf Pestkare, and Crane Pest Control, Rollins provides pest and termite control services to more than two million customers in the United States, Canada, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, the Mediterranean, Europe, Africa, Mexico, and Australia from more than 700 locations.


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