American Pest Acquires Atlas Exterminator



FULTON, Md. — American Pest, an Anticimex company, announced the acquisition of Atlas Exterminator — a family-owned pest control firm located in Cockeysville, Md.

Atlas Exterminator has been serving homes and businesses in Baltimore and surrounding areas for over 70 years. Bruce Morgan, owner of Atlas Exterminator and past president of the Maryland State Pest Control Association (MSPCA), currently resides as chairman of the Wood Destroying Insect (WDI) Committee—stewarding the state’s credentialed program and training needs. 

“We look forward to cultivating a relationship based on the respect and conviction that Atlas has provided to their customers over the last seventy years,” says David Billingsly, president of American Pest. “Atlas’ accomplished pest control professionals are a great addition to our diverse, growing team.”

Morgan adds, “At Atlas we have always valued the confidence business owners and homeowners have placed in our team members and our service quality. With this merger, we found a partner with comparable values—a partner focused on service excellence—an organization that offers an assortment of new service lines to compliment what Atlas already provides.”

The acquisition of Atlas Exterminator is American Pest’s 12th acquisition in 48 months, bringing 10 additional pest professionals to its expanding team.

The Aust Group acted as exclusive financial advisor.