Waltham Services Acquires Empire Pest Control, LLC

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Marlborough, MA – The Aust Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of our client, Empire Pest Control, LLC (“Empire”) to Waltham Services, a subsidiary of Rollins.

Empire Pest Control, LLC, headquartered in Marlborough, MA, is a full-service pest and termite control business, offering services to commercial and residential customers throughout eastern Massachusetts. Established in 2004 by Ken and Diane Cyphers, Empire has nearly two decades of dedicated service in Middlesex and Worcester counties and now joins the Waltham family. Empire is an active member of both National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and New England Pest Management Association (NEPMA).

Ken and Diane Cyphers, owners of Empire Pest Control, LLC, said, “What an incredible job The Aust Group did in representing, marketing, and helping us sell our pest control company. We had never sold a business before and even the thought of it was downright stressful. Choosing The Aust Group immediately paid dividends as their professional and calming influence allowed us to run our business without disruption and to focus on our family, employees, and customers. Like a great lawyer who is passionate about their case, we always felt The Aust Group was working hard for us and doing their best to exceed our expectations in the sale. They are definitely the team you want on your side when you are selling your pest control business. 20 years ago, we had a dream. Today, thanks to The Aust Group, we have realized that dream.”

Stuart Aust, Principal of The Aust Group said, “On behalf of The Aust Group team, it was truly a pleasure working alongside Ken and Diane, learning about Empire Pest Control, and finding a home for their business.  Ken and Diane built a great company, and we are delighted for them to now join the Waltham family.”

The Aust Group represented Empire Pest Control, LLC on the transaction. The transaction closed on November 8th, 2023, and the terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Law Offices of Mark H. Ruff, P.A. represented Empire Pest Control, LLC as legal counsel.