BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 12, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Wayne’s Pest Control, based in Birmingham, today announced that it has further strengthened its positions in Tennessee and North Alabama with the acquisition of Kirkland’s Pest Control. Headquarters in Fayetteville, TN, Kirkland’s served Middle to East Tennessee and North Alabama for over four decades. Kirkland’s operates several locations including Fayetteville, Huntsville, Chattanooga, and Sevierville. With a focus on aggressive growth, this marks the fifth acquisition by Waynes in the last 15 months and the largest in the company’s history. Waynes, an anticimex company that operates in Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi, serves over 80,000 customers from service centers in Knoxville, Nashville, Huntsville, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Montgomery, and daphne. Comment on today’s announcement, Shawn Hollis, President of Waynes, said: “Today is an exciting day in our company’s history. The Kirkland acquisition represents months of hard work and planning. Both Waynes and Kirkland have long histories in the markets we have 40+ Serving Years of History We welcome the Kirkland team and customers to the Waynes family. By bringing our two businesses together, we can serve even more families and businesses and deliver on our promise of first class service, every time. ”Transaction Comment, Allen Kirkland of Kirkland’s Pest Control added, “Our first interest in pursuing the sale was to find a buyer who understood our business and the story it came from, including reassurance that our employees would be of service in the Business and our customers would continue to receive the level of service they are used to. We are very confident that we have sought the buyer who understands and values our concerns and business, who believes that customer satisfaction is number 1 is and how to use it We believe that Waynes is interested in and able to develop his future potential. “
Photo left to right – Shawn Hollis (President) Allen Kirkland & Kirklands Leadership, Ryan Tate (VP Operations – North Region)
For more information, please contact:
Shawn Hollis, President, (256) 755-2233 | [email protected]
Ryan Tate, Vice President Operations – North Region, (256) 520-8228 | [email protected]
Wayne’s Pest Control is headquartered in Birmingham, AL and is part of the Anticimex family of companies. With over 80,000 customers Alabama, Tennessee, and MississippiWaynes is a world-class provider of termite, pest, lawn maintenance, mosquito, and disinfection services. More information is available at www.callwaynes.com.
Anticimex is the fourth largest pest control company in the world. Anticimex was founded in 1934 and operates in 19 countries. The company employs over 7,000 people worldwide. in the The United States Anticimex operates through its ten platform companies Modern Pest Services – Brunswick ME, American Pest Management – Fulton MD, Viking Pest Control – Bridgewater NJ, Turner Pest Control- Jacksonville, FL, Killingsworth Environmental- Charlotte, NC, JP McHale – Buchanan, NY, Waynes Environmental Services – Birmingham, AL, EnviroPest – Windsor, CO, Northwest Exterminating – Tuscon, AZ, Pro Pacific Pest Control – San Diego, CA. Read more at www.anticimex.com.
Waynes acquires Kirklands Pest Control
Photo left to right – Shawn Hollis (President) Allen Kirkland & Kirkland’s tour, Ryan Tate (VP Operations – Region North)