Modern Pest Services buys Mastershield


February 20, 2019

LOGO: MODERN PEST SERVICESModern Pest Services, an Anticimex company, continues to expand in Connecticut with the acquisition of Mastershield Pest Control Services of Oxford, Conn. Among the other companies Modern acquired in Connecticut since early 2018 are Think GREEN Pest Control, Guaranty Pest Elimination and PestRx.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Founded in 2004, Mastershield provides pest control to residential and commercial clients in Fairfield, New Haven, Litchfield, and Hartford counties. It’s service area aligned well with Modern’s current area of operations in Connecticut. Modern identified Mastershield as an acquisition target because of Mastershield’s commitment to integrity and customer service.

Dennis Dube, president of Modern, comments,“Mastershield is the latest in a growing list of partners we have found in Connecticut. We are thrilled to welcome the Mastershield team to Modern, and we are excited about our growth throughout New England, with this being our seventh acquisition in the last eighteen months.”

Chuck Bogannam, owner of Mastershield, adds, “The team at Mastershield is very excited about the new partnership with Modern. Modern’s expertise will allow us to provide an even wider range of specialized services to our customers, enhancing the ability to meet all customer pest control needs.”

Mastershield’s current operations will move to Modern’s local New Haven branch.

Founded in 1945, Modern Pest Services has more than 180 team members serving more than 26,000 homes and businesses in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Vermont.

Founded in 1934, Anticimex operates in 16 countries and has more than 5,000 employees worldwide. In the United States, Anticimex operates through its five platform companies: Modern Pest Services, Brunswick, Maine; American Pest Management, Fulton, Md.; Viking Pest Control, Bridgewater, N.J.; Turner Pest Control, Jacksonville, Fla.; and Killingsworth Environmental, Charlotte, N.C.


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