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Pest control specialist bags 13 acquisitions in impressive quarter
Thursday 27 Oct 2016 Author: William Cain

Thirteen acquisitions added 13% to Rentokil’s (RTO) top line in the third quarter as the pest control specialist’s growth starts to take off under chief executive Andy Ransom.

Third quarter revenue growth, excluding contributions from newly-acquired units, increased 3.1% at constant exchange rates helped by a 5.9% gain in Rentokil’s flagship Pest Control unit.

Overall, Rentokil has completed 33 acquisitions in the last nine months contributing annualised revenues of £109m as it seeks to extend its market leading position in pest control.

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