Viking Pest acquires ChemTec Pest Control


August 3, 2020



Viking Pest Control, an Anticimex company based in Basking Ridge, N.J.,  has acquired ChemTec Pest Control of Saddle Brook, N.J. Terms were not disclosed, but LR Tullius represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to ChemTec Pest Control on the transaction.

“The partnership with Viking Pest Control is good news for our customers and employees,” Mary Vongas, president of ChemTec Pest Control, said in a news release. “We look forward to combining our experienced teams and the opportunities ahead.”

“Acquiring ChemTec is an important step in increasing our growth and expanding our customer footprint in the northern part of our service territory,” Viking President Paul Bergmann said in the news release.

Family-owned since 1931, ChemTec Pest Control serves several markets in New York and New Jersey. In addition to general pest control, its services include natural pest control, termite control, lawn care, and animal control for birds, bats, squirrels, raccoons and rodents.

Viking Termite and Pest Control has been providing pest control for families and businesses since 1980. Its more than 250 team members serve homes and businesses in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland’s eastern shore.

Parent company Anticimex, based in Sweden, employs approximately 7,100 people, serving more than 3 million customers in 18 markets worldwide. In the United States, Anticimex operates through its seven platform companies. In addition to Viking Pest Control, there are Modern Pest Services, Brunswick, Maine; American Pest Management, Fulton, Md.; Turner Pest Control, Jacksonville, Fla.; Killingsworth Environmental,  Charlotte, N.C.; JP McHale Pest Management, Buchanan, N.Y.; and Waynes Pest Control, Birmingham, Ala.


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