Anticimex enters the French pest control market
Anticimex Group, one of the world’s largest pest control companies, today announces its entrance into the French market by its first strategic acquisition, the family-owned company WiseCon-France, front-runner for intelligent Pest Control in France.
The company is currently shifting its focus from distribution of smart pest control devices to providing high quality integrated pest management services based on the Anticimex SMART concept. Customers include retailers, municipalities and metropoles, multinationals within the food industry, and restaurants among others.
WiseCon France is the first acquisition made by Anticimex in France and marks the first step in realizing the expansion strategy for the French market. Similar to its approach in other markets, Anticimex intends to grow rapidly from a combination of organic growth and further acquisitions as well as strategic partnerships with large international clients.
Commenting on today’s announcement Kim Kjær, CEO and owner of WiseCon France said:
“Becoming part of Anticimex Group is a complete game changer for us. By being part of Anticimex and drawing on their global expertise we will be able to take the quality of service to an even higher level. In addition to this I am also happy we will be able to offer our new and existing employees more opportunities to develop within a growing global organization. I am proud of what our team has achieved to date and very much look forward to our continued growth and the exciting times that lie ahead of us.”
Thomas Hilde, President – Region Europe, Anticimex International commented:
“Anticimex has been eyeing the French market for many years. I am very excited about this transaction which represents another important step in fulfilling our vision of becoming the global leader in preventive pest control. WiseCon France is an excellent example of an innovative company within the pest control market and their culture of excellence toward their people and clients aligns naturally with the way we do things at Anticimex. We combine our decades of experience with the latest technological innovations to provide our customers with the peace of mind that comes from real time monitoring and pest free and sustainable solutions to their pest control needs.”
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