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Top row from left, Stuart Aust, Chris Aust. Middle row, from left, Karen Bradford and Matt Whiting. Bottom row, from left, Mickey, Denise and Matthew Ferrell. PHOTO: THE AUST GROUP

Rollins acquires HomePro Pest Control

August 9, 2019 By
Chesapeake, Va.-based HomePro Pest Control has been acquired as part of an asset purchase agreement by Rollins Inc., Atlanta, Ga. Terms were not disclosed. The Aust Group represented HomePro as the exclusive financial advisor on this transaction. Mickey Ferrell, the... Read more»
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Gregory acquires 5 in 2018

January 31, 2019 By
Greenville, S.C.-based Gregory Pest Solutions closed on five acquisitions in 2018, including Co-Operative Exterminating, Marrietta, Ga., in March; Guardian Pest Control, Cartersville, Ga., in June; Commander Pest Solutions, Greenville, S.C., in July; Heritage Termite and Pest Services, Knoxville, Tenn., in... Read more»
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The Aust Group: New website

October 3, 2018 By
The newly formed Aust Group LLC, a mergers and acquisitions (M&A) consulting firm based in Upper Saddle River, N.J., has launched a new website. It features easy access to services offered on M&A, for buyers or sellers; customizable consulting services... Read more»
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Chris Aust, Aust Group CCO. Photo: Aust Group

The Aust Group names CCO

June 29, 2018 By
The Aust Group LLC, an Upper Saddle River, N.J.-based mergers and acquisitions consulting firm, has appointed Christopher Aust as its chief creative officer (CCO). The second-generation pest professional graduated from High Point University with a bachelor’s degree in business administration,... Read more»
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Aust starts M&A consultancy

June 25, 2018 By
PMP Columnist Stuart Aust, former owner of Bug Doctor and its affiliates (Bird Doctor, Bedbug Doctor, Animal Doctor and Restoration Doctor), has announced the launch of The Aust Group, a mergers and acquisition (M&A) consulting firm based in Upper Saddle... Read more»
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Avoid the bed bug blues

June 1, 2018 By
Here are some suggestions for good ways to ensure bed bugs don't hitchhike home with your technicians. Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Experts weigh in on joining groups

February 7, 2018 By
On p. 14 of the February issue, you’ll see great responses to our question of the month from Stuart Aust, Dan Gordon and Frank Meek. But five more of our contributors pondered the topic of “What are the benefits of... Read more»
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Web Exclusive: Experts’ favorite technologies

January 29, 2018 By
On p. 14 of the January issue, you’ll see great responses from Frank Meek, Mark “Shep” Sheperdigian and Dr. Stephen Vantassel. But four more of our contributors weighed in on the topic of “What technology do you rely on most... Read more»
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What’s the worst piece of industry advice you received?

December 11, 2017 By
On p. 10 of our December issue, you’ll see great responses from Dr. Austin Frishman, Frank Meek and Kurt Scherzinger. But two more of our contributors weighed in on the topic of “What’s the worst piece of advice you received... Read more»
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Your kid is 421 times more likely to be a PMP, study finds

November 30, 2017 By
A New York Times study finds that certain professions are more likely to trend in families — that is, what the mother or father does for a living is replicated by the son or daughter. Specifically to our industry, the... Read more»
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