Left to right: Kevin Burns (Arrow), Ann Majcher (DC Scientific), Emily Thomas Kendrick (Arrow) and Tim Pollard (Arrow).

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the acquisition of DC Scientific Pest Control, a company specializing in residential and commercial pest and termite control with offices in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and Winfield, Ala. Emily Thomas Kendrick, Arrow CEO, said, “Since 1964, DC Scientific Pest Control has been serving the great citizens of Alabama with an extremely high level of service, and their talented team of employees and their expanded line of service offerings makes them a perfect strategic fit for Arrow.” The acquisition will expand Arrow’s footprint to 13 service centers in central and lower Alabama. The three new centers will operate as Stark Exterminators, an Arrow Exterminators brand.


Left to right: Nick Aust, Dan Aust, Mike Schneider, Ryan Fowley, Sam Hagopian III, Sam Hagopian, Leslie Pavone, Rich Pavone, Paul Mason, Stuart Aust and Chris Aust.

Excel Pest Services, River Edge, N.J., acquired Regent Pest Control, Union, N.J. Richard Pavone formed Regent, servicing Union and Morris Counties and surrounding areas, in 1988. The company provides general pest and rodent control programs to more than 1,000 homes and businesses. The Aust Group represented Regent as the exclusive financial adviser on the transaction.


Exterminators, a pest control and environmental enhancement company in Sri Lanka, recently celebrated 22 years in business and seven years providing carbon-neutral services. The firm ventured into the pest control industry in 1998 with just one man with a spray gun and a motorbike. It has since won 50 awards for business, brand, industrial excellence, entrepreneurship and environmental leadership. Exterminators is Asia’s first carbon-neutral certified pest control company.


Left to right: Matt Wild, Truly Nolen CFO; Justin Bellet, Truly Nolen COO; Scarlett Nolen, Truly Nolen president; Obie Munoz, Hawkeye Pest Control; and Greg Weatherly, Truly Nolen acquisitions director.

Truly Nolen Pest Control, Tucson, Ariz., announced the acquisition of Hawkeye Pest Control, Odessa, Fla. “We are excited to welcome Hawkeye’s customers to our Truly Nolen family,” said Scarlett Nolen, Truly Nolen president. “Their company has provided terrific commercial and residential pest control service for two decades, and we believe their level of customer service excellence is a perfect strategic fit for our company. This allows us to service even more commercial and residential customers throughout metro Tampa Bay, which is one of our largest service areas in Florida.”


Left to right: Chris Aust, Dan Aust, Mary Ann Lipsett, Michael Lipsett, Stuart Aust and Nick Aust.

Orkin acquired Connecticut Pest Elimination of Orange, Conn. Michael and Mary Ann Lipsett formed CT Pest Elimination in 1990 and became the largest privately held pest control operation in the state, the company says. CT Pest Elimination has 60 employees and averages 40 vehicles on the road daily. The Aust Group represented CT Pest Elimination as the exclusive financial adviser on the transaction.