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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Arrow Exterminators Announces the Strategic Acquisition of Knockout Pest & Termite LLC in Baldwin and Mobile Counties in Alabama

Merger Strengthens Presence in thriving Southern Alabama Gulf Coast

Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators is pleased to announce the merger and acquisition of Knockout Pest & Termite LLC, a full-service company focusing on residential and commercial pest and termite control located in Baldwin and Mobile Counties in Alabama.  This transaction allows Arrow to grow and reach more residential and commercial customers with a full line of services and strengthens Arrow’s presence in the fast-growing South Alabama market.
“We are thrilled to welcome the team members and customers of Knockout Pest to the Arrow family,” said Emily Thomas Kendrick, President and Chief Executive Officer of Arrow Exterminators. “Knockout’s service promise to their customers and their unbridled enthusiasm makes Knockout a perfect fit.”  Kendrick went on to say, “We will maintain both of Knockout’s current offices and operate as Arrow Exterminators in each, giving us 8 service centers throughout the state of Alabama and further strengthening our presence along the Gulf Coast from Florida’s Emerald Coast all the way to the North Shore of Louisiana.”

“When we started looking for a home for our business back in 2015, we knew we were looking for a company that would first take care of our team members and treat them as family.  When we first met with Arrow, we knew we were with the right folks and it was just a matter of time before we were ready to move forward.  Arrow provides world-class customer service and is obsessed about how customers and employees are treated” said owner George “Sonny” Adkison. “We can’t be any happier that we are merging with Arrow and their team of professionals who truly value both family and customers.”  Owner Mike Williams added “We are proud to join a fellow family-owned and operated company and be a part of the Arrow family,  We wanted to give our employees great opportunities for growth and also be with a company which offers our long-time customers an expanded range of services.”  “All 36 members of our employee family will continue their careers with Arrow Exterminators” added Williams.

“Sonny and Mike and their teams have proudly served the Alabama Gulf Coast area and are extremely well regarded in the state of Alabama.  We are proud to have this strong and well experienced team of seasoned professionals join the Arrow family.  We continuously look to merge with high quality companies who share our goals, principles and culture and we found the perfect fit with Knockout,” stated Tim Pollard, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.