Rentokil acquires Oklahoma-based Arrow Exterminators


December 2, 2021


Reading, Pa.-based Rentokil North America announced the acquisition of Arrow Exterminators, based in Broken Arrow, Okla. The acquisition was finalized in October.

Arrow Exterminators was founded in 1952 and serves the communities of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma City, Stillwater, Tulsa, Muskogee and surrounding areas.

The QualityPro-certified company offers several services in both the commercial and residential sectors, including Sentricon, pretreats and liquid treatments for termites; thermal remediation for bed bugs; home inspections; and general pest control service via one-time, annual, exterior-only or custom maintenance programs.

The Potomac Company acted as the financial advisor to Arrow Exterminators.

In November, Rentokil North America announced the acquisition of Delta Pest Control, which is based in Russellville, Ark. The acquisition was finalized in September.

In October, Rentokil also announced three other acquisitions, which included Aberdeen Exterminating, Inman-Murphy Termite and Pest Control, Arrow Exterminating Co. and Aanteater Pest Control and Wildlife Services.

About Rentokil

Rentokil is part of Rentokil North America, which provides commercial and residential pest control to customers in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The comprehensive pest management solutions include general pest control, mosquito, termite and bed bug inspections and service, vegetation management and bird management. In addition, Rentokil North America operates business services companies.

About The Potomac Company

Since 2003, The Potomac Co. has closed more than $4.2 billion in transaction volume as sell-side advisors. The Pest Control Group is a division of The Potomac Co.’s Industrial Services group. Led by Managing Director Paul Giannamore, Potomac has offices in Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and Switzerland. Giannamore and Patrick Baldwin, The Potomac Co.’s Pest Control Group’s director of business development, also co-host “The Boardroom Buzz.” The bi-weekly podcast focuses on strategy, valuation and mergers and acquisitions in the pest control industry.


About the Author

Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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