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Arrow Exterminators Acquires Armand Pest Control

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The acquisition of West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Armand Pest Control was Arrow’s 94th since 1988.

| April 14, 2010

 Pictured (from left to right): John Brogan, broker, Acquisition Experts; Michael, Doug and Lora Armand, owners, Armand Pest Control; Mike Warren, senior vce president, Arrow Exterminators.

ATLANTA — Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the acquisition of Armand Pest Control, located in West Palm Beach, Fla. Armand is a full service company, specializing in residential and commercial pest control, termite control, and lawn and ornamental services. This is Arrow’s 94th acquisition since 1988.

Company founders Doug and Lora Armand have over 20 years experience in the pest control industry. The family values and similar culture were the main reason Armand owners were interested in a merger with Arrow Exterminators.  “At Armand Pest Control, we strive for exemplary customer service and are passionate about how our customers and our employees are treated.  We feel that with this merger with Arrow, we are in the right ‘home,’” said Doug Armand.  “We know our employees will be well taken care of and that was really important to us.”

Joe Thomas, chairman and CEO of Arrow Exterminators, said, “We have been looking to acquire a quality full service pest and termite control company in the Palm Beach area for some time. Armand’s commitment to their customers, family values and passion for customer service as well as their full service offerings is a perfect fit with us.”

“Armand Pest Control is an extremely well regarded company in the Palm Beach area.  We are proud to have this seasoned team of professionals join the Arrow family. We are continuously looking for acquisition partners who will complement our objectives and principles,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, Arrow’s president and chief operating officer. “Armand Pest Control aligns perfectly with our growth strategies and values.”

 

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