Flick Anticimex strengthens its position south of Perth through the acquisition of Advanced Pest Control South West (“Advanced Pest Bunbury”)

Flick Anticimex strengthens its market share position in the south west corner of Australia by completing its acquisition in Western Australia. The acquisition of Advanced Pest Bunbury consolidates the local operations in the City of Bunbury and surrounds especially within the general pest and residential services.

Advanced Pest Bunbury was established in 1997. Mike and Michele Ritchie have a strong presence in the Bunbury area and will support a geographical expansion of the Flick services; as they have been servicing in the City of Bunbury and the south west of WA.

Mike Ritchie, Owner of Advanced Pest Bunbury commented:

We would like to firstly thank our fantastic team and clients for being part of our business for the past 24 years. Our success and achievements are because of our passion to deliver. Joining Flick Anticimex represents for us a great opportunity. Being part of Flick, leveraging from their international experience as part of Anticimex Group, will allow us to further improve the quality level of our services by developing alternative and preventive SMART pest control solutions. Also, I am pleased to offer to our present and future employee’s new possibilities being part of this growing global organization. I am very proud of the success that our family owned company has achieved, thanks to our team and to our customers.

Dallas Hall, Regional General Manager – West Region, Flick Anticimex commented:

“I am very happy and enthusiastic about this merger as Advanced Pest Bunbury is a renowned and well-run business in the South West. We are all looking forward to working together with Michele, Mike and their 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:

Michele Ritchie, Co-Owner, Advanced Pest Control South West

Phone +61 8 9721 3433, Email info@pestcontrolbunbury.com.au

Dallas Hall, Regional General Manager – West Region, Flick Anticimex

Phone +61 428 118 056, Email Dallas.Hall@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 now servicing over 450,000+ B2B sites on behalf of 195,000 customers and over 1,000,000 residential customers, Flick Anticimex is regarded as Australia’s leading pest control and hygiene service provider.

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 7 100 people, serving more than 3 million customers in 19 markets worldwide. Total revenue in 2019 amounted to approximately AUD 1.5 billion.

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

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