Acquisition of AntiPest and Hygienique

Press release

Anticimex Group announces the Acquisition of Antipest Management Sdn Bhd & Hygienique Services Sdn Bhd.

Published on 1 May 2023

Anticimex Group continues its growth in Malaysia, today announcing the acquisition of Antipest Management Sdn Bhd & Hygienique Services Sdn Bhd on the 1st of May 2023.

The acquisition of Antipest Management & Hygienique Services is the seventh addition made by Anticimex Malaysia since 2017. Anticimex intends to continue to grow rapidly through further acquisitions and strategic partnerships with key international clients, whilst remaining focused on solid organic growth centered around our sustainable SMART digital pest solutions.

Antipest Group provide commercial pest management and complete washroom hygiene services to the Klang Valley Region & Johor State. Antipest is highly respected for delivering quality pest management and bird control services to the commercial and industrial sectors, particularly HACCP & ISO 9001 certified manufacturers. Hygienique provides niche indoor air quality systems and solutions throughout its service areas.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Yoong Seng Foo, Managing Director Antipest, said:

“I am proud to be joining with Anticimex. Along with our underlying goals and objectives we share similar core values of trust, innovation, excellence, and passion. Anticimex is a high-growth international company that places a strong emphasis on developing its pest management technology. Our strengths will create synergies across the business from Anticimex’s digital technologies to Antipest Group’s Bird Control, Hygienique Washroom, and Termite Control divisions.”

Commenting on today’s announcement, Marcus Voon, Managing Director Malaysia, said:

“Acquiring Antipest Group is an important step in our continued growth, increasing our density in the Selangor, Kuala Lumpur & Johor portion of our service territory. Partnering with pest management experts like Antipest solidifies Anticimex as the leading firm in our industry throughout the Greater Klang Valley area. We are very excited to add their 25 years of experience and talents to our growing team. We are proud to welcome the entire Antipest team and will partner together to continue providing a superior client experience at every point of interaction.”

Commenting on today’s announcement, Tony Hurst, President Anticimex Asia, said:

"This transaction is a strategic move, positioning us to better serve our existing customers, whilst also contributing to our continued growth and success in Malaysia. Antipest are industry experts in their region, and this is certainly a valuable acquisition of talent to our business. We share in our commitment to providing high-quality pest management services to our customers with a focus on sustainable and technological solutions.”

For more information, please contact:

Tony Hurst, President Anticimex Asia,

Marcus Voon, Managing Director Malaysia,

Yoong Seng Foo, Managing Director Antipest,

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