Terminix Acquires Tallahassee-Based Pest Control Company
Acquisition of Capelouto Termite & Pest Control Grows Footprint in Florida
MEMPHIS, TN - (Marketwired - July 21, 2015) - Terminix®, the leading provider of termite and pest control services in the United States, announced an important expansion in the northern Florida region with the acquisition of the assets of Tallahassee-based Capelouto® Termite & Pest Control.
Founded in 1964, Capelouto is one of the largest privately-held pest control companies in northern Florida, specializing in residential and commercial services. Led by Grant and Raymond Capelouto, sons of founder Reuben Capelouto, the company has earned and maintained a reputation for quality service and customer satisfaction. The company serves customers throughout Tallahassee and Leon County, as well a location in Destin serving the western Panhandle.
“The acquisition of Capelouto marks an important strategic opportunity to expand our business in north Florida, an important hotbed of mosquito and pest activity,” said Bill Derwin, president of Terminix. “Capelouto is well-known for its convenient and effective services and a strong commitment to their customers. This is the culture we are fostering at Terminix and this makes them a great addition to our team.”
“We chose Terminix because of their commitment to our people and our customers,” said Grant Capelouto. “We have a long history of providing exceptional service at Capelouto, and we wanted to find a company that would strengthen our service offerings, provide more opportunity for our employees, and continue the high level of service our customers deserve and expect.”
Terminix is a company of ServiceMaster Global Holdings (NYSE: SERV), one of the world’s largest providers of essential residential and commercial services.
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.