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Susquehanna Private Capital invests in Mosquito Authority

Susquehanna Private Capital (SPC) HAS announced an investment in Authority Franchise Systems (Mosquito Authority), a North Carolina based franchisor of mosquito, pest and tick control services throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

In addition to the Mosquito Authority brand, The company owns and operates Pest Authority, which includes commercial and residential services for ticks, bed bugs and termites. The Company seeks to deliver exceptional and personalised pest control services through its affordable “No commitments. No contracts” methodology. Mosquito Authority was founded in 2002 by Joey Osborne and is led by CEO Chris Buitron. The Company encompasses over 150 growing franchises.
“We are pleased to partner with the Mosquito Authority team as we set out to build a multi-branded franchisor within the niche, growing and recession-resistant pest control industry,” says Kyle Squillario, Co-Head at SPC. “We look forward to leveraging our resources and combining them with Chris’ industry insight and the deep experience of his management team as we seek to grow Mosquito Authority by partnering with other founder‐owners of outdoor home service brands.”
“The global pest control industry is an integral component of home maintenance and security, which has come to the forefront as people spend more time at home amid the pandemic environment,” says Osborne.
Buitron adds: “With SPC’s support, we look forward to entering the next phase of company growth by expanding our pest control services and client reach.”
“We are proud to partner with the Mosquito Authority team and excited to build upon the company’s strong reputation within the franchising space,” says John McGinley, Vice President at SPC. 

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