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Scotts LawnService acquires Action Pest Control

January 12, 2015 -  By

, a business unit of the Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., completed its acquisition of Action Pest Control, a residential pest control company based in Louisville, Ky., with operations in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

“We are excited to complete the acquisition of Action Pest and see it as an important step forward in executing our long-term growth strategy,” said Jim Gimeson, president of Scotts LawnService. “We welcome the Action Pest team into the Scotts family.”

Kevin Pass, former president and owner of Action Pest, added, “Scotts LawnService is an excellent cultural fit and offers an extraordinary opportunity for our pest management professionals as Scotts enters this exciting new venture.”

Scotts LawnService, with anticipated sales of approximately $260 million in fiscal 2014, expects the Action Pest business to add annual sales approaching $15 million and for the transaction to be earnings accretive in fiscal 2015.

 

LM Staff

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