Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)


12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2016
Business Combinations [Abstract]  


The Company has made 34, 12, and 21 acquisitions that are not material individually or in the aggregate to the Company’s consolidated financial statements during the years ended December 31, 2016, 2015, and 2014, respectively.  The largest acquisitions made during these periods are as follows:


Rollins Australia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, acquired Allpest WA (“Allpest”), in February 2014. Allpest was established in 1959 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia. Allpest provides traditional commercial, residential, and termite service as well as consulting services on border protection related to Australia’s biosecurity program and provides specialized services to Australia’s mining and oil and gas sectors.


Acquisition of Wilco Enterprises, Inc. (sole holder of PermaTreat Exterminating Company, Inc. d/b/a PermaTreat Pest Control, Inc.) (“PermaTreat”) – The Company completed the acquisition of PermaTreat effective August 1, 2014. PermaTreat is a leading pest control company located in Central and Northern Virginia and was founded in 1967. The Company issued 873,349 shares of its $1 par value common stock valued at $18.79 per share to Joseph R. Wilson and Jack Broome.


The Company completed its acquisition of Critter Control on February 27, 2015. Critter Control was established by Kevin Clark in 1983 and is headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan. The business is currently 100% franchised, operating in 40 states and two Canadian provinces.


Rollins UK was formed as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company to acquire Safeguard Pest Control (“Safeguard”). Safeguard, which was acquired in June 2016, is a pest control company established in the United Kingdom in 1991 with a history of providing superior pest control, bird control, and specialist services to residential and commercial customers.


Total cash purchase price for the Company’s acquisitions in 2016 and 2015 were $46.3 million and $33.5 million, respectively.


The fair values of major classes of assets acquired and liabilities assumed along with the contingent consideration liability recorded during the valuation period of acquisition is included in the reconciliation of the total consideration as follows (in thousands): 


December 31,   2016     2015  
Accounts receivable, net   $ 3,334     $ 1,711  
Materials and supplies     353       71  
Equipment and property     4,525       948  
Goodwill     8,613       196  
Customer contracts     49,365       12,398  
Other intangible assets     1,285       20,092  
Current liabilities     (10,809 )     (2,329 )
Other assets and liabilities, net     (2,739 )     460  
Total consideration paid     53,927       33,547  
Less: Contingent consideration liability     (7,619 )     (85 )
Total cash purchase price   $ 46,308     $ 33,462