Massey Services acquires Peninsular Pest Control | Jax Daily Record | Jacksonville Daily Record


Massey Services announced on July 6 that it has acquired Jacksonville-based Peninsular Pest Control Service Inc..

Peninsular, founded in 1954, provides pest control and lawn care services to 30,000 customers in Northeast Florida.

“We are delighted to welcome Peninsular team members and customers to the Massey Services organization,” said Tony Massey, President and CEO of Massey Services.

“Peninsular Pest Control is a second-generation, family-owned organization that has provided superior service to its customers for nearly 70 years. We look forward to continuing their legacy of total customer satisfaction for years to come. »

Tony Massey, President and CEO of Massey Services; George and Carolyn Richardson of Peninsular Pest Control Service Inc.; and Ed Dougherty, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Massey Services.

Terms of the deal were not announced.

Massey Services was founded in Orlando in 1985. It has 177 locations and 2,600 employees.

It provides pest prevention, termite protection, landscaping and irrigation services to nearly 800,000 customers.

Massey has service centers in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North and South Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Massey said the acquisition was its fifth in 2022 and ninth in the past 12 months. In June, it acquired Safeguard Pest Control in Harlingen, Texas, according to Pest Control Technology Online.

LR Tullius Inc., a San Diego-based mergers and acquisitions advisory firm, represented Peninsular Pest Control in the transaction.

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