Arrow Exterminators Acquires All Guard Pest Control

Arrow Exterminators Acquires All Guard Pest Control

The acquisition of Chandler, Ariz.-based All Guard Pest Control strengthens Arrow's presence in the South Phoenix and East Valley markets.

February 7, 2019

(Pictured, left to right, Sarah and Matthew Kennedy (All Guard), Kevin Burns and Charlie Jones, Arrow Exterminators).

ATLANTA – Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators announced the merger and acquisition of All Guard Pest Control in Chandler, Ariz. This deal will provide Arrow the opportunity to strengthen its presence in the South Phoenix and East Valley markets.

“We are so pleased to welcome the customers and team members of All Guard Pest Control,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, president and chief executive officer of Arrow Exterminators. “Arrow’s well-established family culture and our commitment to provide an awesome customer experience in every interaction is a well aligned with All Guard’s vision and makes them a perfect fit for Arrow.”

“When we started considering selling our business, we contacted Arrow given their reputation for the two mergers they successfully completed in Phoenix over the course of the past few years,” said All Guard Owner Matthew Kennedy. 

"We were so pleased with those previous transactions that we felt very comfortable in entrusting Arrow with this group of team members and customers.”  Sarah Kennedy added, “We are proud to have these employees join a fellow family-owned and operated company and become a part of the Arrow family.  Given their history, we know that our team members will be provided with many growth opportunities.”

“All Guard Pest Control is a strong name in the South Phoenix area and we are proud to have this strong team of rock stars join the Arrow team,” stated Tim Pollard, Arrow’s senior executive vice president and chief operating officer. “We always look to merge with high-quality companies who go Beyond the Call to solve problems as well as support their local community and All Guard certainly fits the bill.” 
All Guard team members will join with the other Arrow Exterminators team members in the metro Phoenix market and will operate as Arrow Exterminators.