Rollins Inc. acquires Bug House Pest Control


August 17, 2022


Pictured from left: Elli Flaig, acquisitions manager at Rollins; Richard Rollins III, president of the Southeast division of Orkin; Sue Carr, regional office manager at Bug House Pest Control; Mike Prosperi, owner of Bug House Pest Control; Freeman Elliott, president of Orkin; and Billy Matthews, general manager Bug House Pest Control. PHOTO: ROLLINS INC.

Atlanta, Ga.-based Rollins Inc., a global consumer and commercial services company, announced the acquisition of Bug House Pest Control into the Rollins family of brands.

Based in Milledgeville, Ga., Bug House Pest Control will grow Rollins’ presence throughout the Georgia market.

Bug House Pest Control was founded by Mike Prosperi in 1993 and has grown in the to have 12 offices and more than 220 associates in Georgia. The company serves residential and commercial customers throughout middle and south Georgia.

“I was looking for a partner that I could really trust – a company that would live up to their commitments,” Prosperi said. “The Rollins team are stand-up people, and I’m proud to have chosen them to take my company to the next level.”

“We are a family company that loves great family companies.  We have had our eye on Bug House for years because of their focus on taking care of customers and employees and being active in the communities that they serve,” said Freeman Elliott, president of Orkin. “We also look for opportunities with continuity in management, and we look forward to working with Mike and his leadership team in the years to come.”

Paul Giannamore and Franco Villanueva-Meyer of The Potomac Co. represented and acted as the exclusive financial advisors to Bug House Pest Control in this transaction.


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