Rollins to Acquire Clark Pest Control

Rollins to Acquire Clark Pest Control

The acquisition of Clark, which operates in 26 locations, makes Rollins the largest pest control provider in California.

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January 9, 2019
Edited by Brad Harbison

ATLANTA — Rollins announced today it has agreed to acquire Clark Pest Control of Stockton, located in Lodi, Calif. Clark Pest Control is a leading pest management company in California and ranked 8th on the most recent PCT Top 100 listGeotech Supply is included in the acquisition and will continue to expand its current operations, maintaining a commitment to quality service delivery, the firm said. Rollins expects to close in the first quarter 2019 subject to regulatory approvals.

Clark is a family-owned company founded by Charlie Clark in 1950. Currently majority owned by Charlie's sons, Joe, Terry and Jeff Clark, the company operates in 26 locations that serve residents and businesses throughout California and northwestern Nevada. Clark offers both residential and commercial pest control.

Jerry Gahlhoff, president of Rollins Specialty Brands, said, "We are thrilled with the addition of Clark to the Rollins Family of Brands. Clark has a history of excellent service and a loyal customer base. With the continual leadership of Robert Baker, we are confident that the company will continue to grow and excel."  
 
"The Clark Pest Control family is proud to become a member of the Rollins, Inc. team. We are excited for the opportunities this brings for the Clark employees," says Joe Clark, president of Clark Pest Control.
 
Gary W. Rollins, CEO of Rollins, Inc., added "Clark has always strived to provide exceptional service to their customers and has been very employee centric. We believe that those values align with the Rollins, Inc. mission of being the World's Best Service Company and we look forward to sharing our best practices."
 
Clark was advised by LR Tullius, Inc.
 
PCT will have additional coverage of this industry mega-merger.