SavATree Acquires DeerTech, the Leading Deer Deterrent Solutions Company in the U.S.

Bedford, NY. November 15, 2010 — SavATree, a leading provider of tree, shrub and lawn care services, today announced a merger with DeerTech. This partnership brings together two experts in deer deterrent services — the result is an unmatched level of expertise.


DeerTech's patented Three Circles of Protection effectively protects valuable shrubs and plants from hungry deer. The service combines a patented ultra-sound technology with a proprietary treatment program. Combining these two methodologies adds maximum protection to prevent deer from adapting.

DeerTech is a proven solution with thousands of satisfied residential and commercial customers throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware. SavATree looks forward to continuing to provide DeerTech customers with an unsurpassed deer deterrent solution as well as easy access to their complete list of tree, shrub and lawn care services — with the enjoyment that comes from sourcing a single provider.

Tree and Shrub Care Programs:

  • Organic fertilization
  • Insect, mite and disease treatments
  • Pruning, cabling, bracing
  • Takedowns, stump routing
  • Woodlot management

Lawn Care Programs:

  • Organic, hybrid, all-nutrient and integrated fertilization programs
  • Weed, insect and disease treatments
  • Core aeration and slice seeding
  • Soil analysis and pH adjustment

SavATree President Daniel van Starrenburg stated, "Both organizations were built on providing the highest level of service through skilled local people and cutting edge technologies." He went on to say, "Through this merger, we are enhancing the deer deterrent service we offer — which we believe is now best in the industry."

DeerTech CEO, Alan Seiler stated, "We have admired and respected SavATree's focus on quality customer service for years. Through years of experience and research, DeerTech has learned how to outsmart hungry deer. We are extremely excited about partnering with a well-established leader that provides an even stronger value proposition to both existing and new customers."

DeerTech's two lead investors are Ropart Asset Management, LLC (, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, CT and BEV Capital (, a venture capital firm based in Stamford, CT. The Potomac Company (, an investment banking firm that specializes in the lawn, landscape and pest control industries, represented and acted as exclusive financial advisor to DeerTech.

About SavATree: SavATree provides environmentally sensible tree service, and lawn care to residential, commercial, historic, government properties and more in select parts of CT, DC, MA, MD, NJ, NY, PA and VA. SavATree is TCIA accredited. Services are performed by certified arborists and trained field technicians and include: tree pruning, tree fertilizer, insect control, tree disease management, deer deterrent solutions and so much more. Organic, traditional and hybrid options are available.

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SavATree offers a full range of tree, shrub and lawn services to the following locations:

Connecticut - Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham; Illinois - Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry County, Will; Maryland - Montgomery, Prince George's; New Hampshire - Rockingham; Massachusetts - Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Rockingham, Suffolk, Worcester; Minnesota - St. Paul, White Bear Lake, Stillwater, Woodbury, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, Twin Cities; New Jersey - Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union; New York - Bronx, Brooklyn, Columbia, Dutchess, Manhattan, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Rockland, Suffolk, Ulster, Westchester; Pennsylvania - Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Hampshire, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, York; Virginia - Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William; Washington, D.C.; Wisconsin - St. Croix.