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Terminix is back as Rentokil divests big chunk of its Mitie acquisition Terminix is back as Rentokil divests big chunk of its Mitie acquisition
The Terminix brand is back in the UK as its parent company ServiceMaster has completed the purchase of Mitie Pest Control Limited’s (MPCL) national accounts. This was something that the UK’s Competitions & Market Authority (CMA) required Rentokil to divest before its acquisition of the rest of Mitie could go through.
 
News from Killgerm - Area Sales Manager wanted News from Killgerm - Area Sales Manager wanted
Killgerm is on the hunt for a hardworking, focussed individual to take on the role of Area Sales Manager for the North of England. Interested? Then get your skates on as the closing date is this Friday 20 September.
 
Acheta Consulting sold to Kiwa Ltd Acheta Consulting sold to Kiwa Ltd
On 3 September, the sale was announced of the independent pest control consultancy business, Acheta Consulting Ltd to Kiwa UK Ltd. The Kiwa organisation is owned by the Kiwa Group, an international Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) group headquartered in The Netherlands.
 
Rentokil given the green light on the Mitie acquisition Rentokil given the green light on the Mitie acquisition
In a post on its website dated 22 August the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it had accepted undertakings in lieu of reference for the completed acquisition by Rentokil Initial plc of MPCL Limited (formerly Mitie Pest Control Limited).
 
Sparkling interim results announced by Rentokil Initial Sparkling interim results announced by Rentokil Initial
31 July 2019 saw the announcement of Rentokil Initial’s 2019 interim results for the first half of the year. In short, they were as ever, excellent. Revenue, profit and cash were all in excess of their medium-term targets.
 
News from Competitive Pest Services - job opportunity News from Competitive Pest Services - job opportunity
An Australian company, Competitive Pest Services, is currently recruiting two technicians to assist during their peak summer season (October 2019 - April 2020).
 
News from Syngenta – handy new App News from Syngenta – handy new App
A new Syngenta Professional Pest Management App now provides pest controllers with all the information, advice and record keeping to get the best out of products, and offer a fully professional service to their customers.
 


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