Acquisition of Pestaid Services Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.

Press release

Anticimex Group announces the acquisition of Pestaid Services Sdn. Bhd., Malaysia.

Published on 1 Aug 2021

Anticimex Group steps up accelerated growth in Malaysia, today announcing the acquisition of Pestaid Services Sdn. Bhd, Malaysia on the 1st of August 2021.

The acquisition of Pestaid Services, based in Kuala Lumpur City, is the fourth addition made by Anticimex in Malaysia since 2017 and marks the next step in realising the expansion strategy for the Klang Valley market. Customer industries include cosmetics, pharmaceutical, logistics, education, industrial, health and public services, facility managers, and mass retail segment.

Like its approach in other markets, Anticimex intends to grow rapidly through further acquisitions and strategic partnerships with key international clients, whilst remaining focused on solid organic growth centered around our SMART digital pest solutions.

Commenting on today’s announcement, Steven Saw, Managing Director Pestaid Services, said:

“Joining the Anticimex group presents a great opportunity for us to penetrate the market nationally and enriches us with international standards at the highest level. Our companies display many similarities in terms of company culture & values, with a DNA to match. I believe this is the beginning of a seamless partnership and we look forward to working together.

Our vision for continuous innovation at Pestaid has been a winning driver, benefiting both our customers, team members and our organisation. This is now backed by the Anticimex in-house R&D team delivering state of the art patented solutions such as SMART digital pest control. The partnership will also offer our team members the opportunity for personal growth & career advancement at a national and global level.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers for their continuous support and constructive feedback. Lastly, I am grateful to all our team for their hard work, dedication and loyalty to the company."

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

“Partnering with the team at Pestaid Services in Mont Kiara is a strategically important acquisition and will strengthen our position in the Kuala Lumpur City market. Pestaid has built up a remarkable position in the market with excellent service quality and a high level of professionalism amongst the employees. I am delighted that the owner, Mr. Steven Saw, will join our Malaysia Senior Management team as Anticimex Business Development Manager Malaysia. His entrepreneurial skills, and talents in Business Development from his own circle of networks and connections will be integral as we continue to drive the Pestaid sales momentum and strengthen our organic growth.

We would like to welcome our new colleagues to Anticimex and look forward to jointly offering premium quality pest control services with our market leading SMART technology to our new customers.“

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

“Partnering with the team at Pestaid Services positions Anticimex for an attractive and substantial growth trajectory in Malaysia. Pestaid Services has both local expertise and a relentless commitment to serving its customers, which when combined with the strength of a global group, will further solidify the already successful team in Malaysia.”

For more information, please contact:
Tony Hurst, President Anticimex Asia,
Marcus Voon, Managing Director Malaysia,
Steven Saw, Managing Director Pestaid Services,

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