Flick Anticimex strengthen its position in the Sydney market through the acquisition of Pestrid Pest Control (“Pestrid”)

Flick Anticimex continues its acquisition initiative in Australia for the year. The acquisition of Pestrid strengthens the local operations in Sydney, especially within the Strata Management, general pest and residential service sectors.

Pestrid was established by Jim Eastwood in 1984, whose legacy is continued by his son Gary, who joined Pestrid in 1987. Gary and his wife Michelle have grown Pestrid to become a dominant presence within the Sydney residential market, predominantly as Strata Management Specialists, and will support a geographical expansion of the Flick services across the greater Sydney region.

Michelle Eastwood, Director of Pestrid Pest Control Pty Ltd commented:

“We are extremely proud of the success that Pestrid has achieved over the past 37 years, and this is testament to our amazing team, and our passion to deliver exceptional customer service & professional pest control solutions to our clients. We are excited to join Flick Anticimex, and look forward to the opportunities this merger provides, that will allow us to expand our range of quality service offerings to our Strata and residential clients across Sydney, whilst also providing our employees with new possibilities being part of the growing global organization, Anticimex Group.”

Shaun Azhar, Regional General Manager – Central Region, Flick Anticimex commented:

“I am very happy and enthusiastic about this merger as Pestrid is a renowned and well-run business in the Sydney residential and strata market. We are all looking forward to working together with the Pestrid team, as their culture of excellence toward employees and clients align naturally with the way we do things at Flick. Combining our decades of experience with the latest technological innovations will result in an even better customer service experience.”

For more information, please contact:

Michelle Eastwood, Director, Pestrid Pest Control
Phone +61 409 430 776, Email michelle@pestrid.com.au

Shaun Azhar, Regional General Manager – Central Region, Flick Anticimex
Phone +61 478 494 338, Email Shaun.Azhar@flick.com.au

About Flick Anticimex

Flick is a strong established brand within the pest control industry in the Australian marketplace. Commencing operations in 1918 and we now have over 780 technicians servicing over 300,000 customer sites annually. We protect over 55,000 commercial sites and 180,000 residential customers from pests every year. We also keep our commercial customer’s premises hygienically clean by servicing over 54,000 washrooms sites. Flick Anticimex is regarded as Australia’s No. 1 Leading Pest Control and Hygiene company and one of New Zealand’s Leading Pest Control companies.

Anticimex Group is the modern pest control company. Through prevention, new technology and sustainable solutions, we meet the new demands for healthy environments, for both individuals and businesses. Anticimex employs around 7 400 people, serving more than 3 million customers in 20 markets worldwide. Total revenue in 2020 amounted to approximately AUD 1.5 billion.

Read more at flick.com.au & anticimex.com

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