Flick Anticimex strengthen its position in Geelong through the acquisition of Acacia Pest Control (“Acacia”)

Flick Anticimex continues its acquisition initiative in Melbourne area. The acquisition of Acacia strengthens the local operations in the Geelong area of Melbourne peninsula especially within the residential termite and general pest services.

Acacia is currently led by Cameron and Rachel Skedd, who have been running the business for over 22 years. During this time Cameron and Rachel have grown the business to be a brand name with a strong reputation in the Geelong area.

Cameron Skedd, Managing Director of Acacia Pest Control commented:

Firstly, we would like to thank our team, suppliers, and customers for being part of our business for the past 22 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 and offering Flick Home Protection.  I am also pleased to offer to our employees new possibilities offered to us being part of this growing global organisation. I am very proud of the success that our family-owned business has achieved, thanks to our team and to our customers.

Shaun Coe, Regional General Manager – South Region, Flick Anticimex commented:

“I am very happy and enthusiastic about this merger as Acacia is a renowned and well-run business based in Geelong. We are all looking forward to working together with the Acacia team, as their culture of excellence toward employees and clients aligns 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:
Cameron Skedd, Managing Director, Acacia Pest Control
Phone +61 404 897 783, Email cameron@acaciapestcontrol.com.au

Shaun Coe, Regional General Manager – South Region, Flick Anticimex
Phone +61 429 367 250, Email shaun.coe@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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