Generational Equity Advises Bay-Valley Pest Control in Sale to Orkin

By Generational Equity


Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client, Bay-Valley Pest Control, Inc., to Orkin, LLC. The acquisition closed August 5, 2019, and details were not disclosed.

Bay-Valley Pest Control, Inc., located in Campbell, California, is a provider of pest control services. With over 30 years of operating history, the Company has developed exceptional technical expertise and deploys advanced pest control techniques. The Company provides solutions to deal with a wide range of insects and rodents, including ants, bees, roaches, spiders, fleas, ticks, mosquitoes, bed bugs, rat mites, rats, and mice.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia, Orkin, LLC has more than 100 years of pest control experience and was founded in 1901 by Otto Orkin when he was 14 years old. Since that time, Orkin has become an industry leader in specialized protection against common pests including insects, termites, rodents and more. In addition to pest control, Orkin also offers integrated pest management programs to help protect the whole home, including insulation and moisture control services in certain areas of the country.

Generational Equity Executive Managing Director of M&A – Western Region, Stephen Crisham, and his team, led by Managing Director James R. Hermann with support from Vice President Chad Comroe, successfully closed the deal. Executive Managing Director Tom Braun established the initial relationship with Bay-Valley Pest Control.

“The owners were a lovely couple and easy to work with,” said James Hermann. “I am delighted that we were able to be a part of making their transaction a success.”

About Generational

Headquartered in Dallas, Generational is one of the leading M&A advisory firms in North America.

With more than 350 professionals located throughout 17 offices in North America, the companies help business owners release the wealth of their business by providing growth consulting, merger, acquisition, and wealth management services. Their six-step approach features strategic and tactical growth consulting, exit planning education, business valuation, value enhancement strategies, M&A transactional services, and wealth management.

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