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Thursday, January 4, 2024

Arrow Exterminators, Parent Company of Stark Exterminators, Announces the Strategic Acquisition of The Pestop in Port St. Lucie, FL

Merger Represents Arrow’s 51st office in the State of Florida

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators is pleased to announce the merger and acquisition of The Pestop, a full-service company based in Port St. Lucie, FL, providing high-quality pest, lawn and termite control services to residents and businesses located on the Southeast Coast of Florida.  This transaction sets the stage for further expansion in the popular and fast-growing cities in Martin and St. Lucie counties.

“We are so pleased to welcome the customers and team members of The Pestop to the Arrow family,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, Chief Executive Officer of Arrow Exterminators. “Sybil Cobb has a wonderful business with an excellent reputation and family culture.  The core values established by Sybil and Philippe when they founded the company in 1995 mirror those of Arrow today, so this merger is a perfect fit.  Given the ideal location of the business, it is a strategic one as well.”

“When looking for a home for our business, we were looking for a company that provides exemplary customer service and was passionate about how customers and team members are treated.  We found that in Arrow Exterminators and are very proud to now be part of the Arrow Family,” said owner Sybil Cobb. “We wanted to give our team members an opportunity to be with a company where we knew there would be growth opportunities as well as be able to offer an expanded range of services to offer our customers.  All of my team members will continue their careers with Arrow Exterminators.”

“Established almost 30 years ago, The Pestop is very well regarded in the state of Florida and we are proud to have this strong, experienced team of professionals join the Arrow family.  We are continuously looking to merge with high quality companies who share our goals, principles and culture and we believe we found the perfect fit with The Pestop,” stated Tim Pollard, President and Chief Operating Officer.

The Pestop will operate as Stark Exterminators.

John Brogan of Acquisition Experts LLC acted as sole advisor to The Pestop.