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Black Pest Prevention Acquires Willard Termite & Pest Control

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The acquisition of the Charleston, S.C.-based company strengthens Black Pest Prevention's footprint in that region.

| August 18, 2011

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —Black Pest Prevention announced it acquired the assets of Willard Termite & Pest Control, Charleston, S.C.

“Willard is a great fit for Black as we currently have a large presence in Charleston and with virtually identical footprints the companies readily complement each other. We continually search for quality companies that share our values and our vision for the future. As part of the Black family of companies we will be able to provide Willard customers with even greater value,” said Mike Davis, chief operating officer, Black Pest Prevention.

Davis added, “We welcome the Willard employees and customers to the Black family and look forward to serving you for many years to come.”

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