MEMPHIS, TN - (Marketwired - March 13, 2015) - Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Diversified Exterminators, a residential and commercial pest control company specializing in fumigation services on the Hawaiian Islands.
Diversified Exterminators, headquartered in Honolulu, was established by the late Mohinder Maan in 1972 and is the largest locally-owned pest control company on Oahu. The company's workforce is well-known for providing customers with timely service and solutions for the treatment of termites, ants, fleas, rodents, birds, cockroaches and unique pests native to the state.
"The acquisition of Diversified Exterminators expands our already strong footprint on the Hawaiian Islands," said Bill Derwin, president of Terminix. "We continually search for companies that mirror our focus on excellent customer service, professionalism and the potential for growth. We're pleased to welcome this strong company to the growing Terminix family."
Terminix has seen substantial growth in Hawaii since entering the state in the 1940s. With the Diversified Exterminators purchase, Terminix now operates a total of seven branches across the islands. The acquisition is part of Terminix's strategy to expand its footprint and increase penetration in North America. Company officials said it will not have a material impact on its first-quarter or full-year 2015 financial results.
Terminix is the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Terminix services approximately 2.8 million residential and commercial customers in 47 states and 22 countries. Terminix provides pest control services and protection against termites, rodents and other pests threatening human health and/or safety. Terminix is a business unit of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services. To learn more about Terminix, visit www.Terminix.com.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) is a leading provider of essential residential and commercial services, operating through an extensive service network of more than 8,000 company-owned, franchised and licensed locations. The company's portfolio of well-recognized brands includes Terminix (termite and pest control), American Home Shield (home warranties), ServiceMaster Restore (disaster restoration), ServiceMaster Clean (janitorial), Merry Maids (residential cleaning), Furniture Medic (furniture repair) and AmeriSpec (home inspections). We serve residential and commercial customers through an employee base of approximately 13,000 company associates and a franchise network that independently employs an estimated 33,000 additional people. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn. Go to www.servicemaster.com for more information about ServiceMaster or follow the company at twitter.com/ServiceMaster or facebook.com/TheServiceMasterCo.
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Terminix, a division of the ServiceMaster Company, is the world's largest pest control provider.