BrightView acquires Benchmark Landscapes

February 7, 2019 -  By

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BrightView Holdings acquired Benchmark Landscapes, a commercial landscaping company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 2002, Benchmark is a provider of commercial landscaping services in Texas, including landscape maintenance, design, installation, hardscapes, irrigation and tree care. Benchmark’s 240 employees cover a service area from Austin to San Antonio, inclusive of the San Marcos and New Braunfels areas and Corpus Christi. The company operates six branches in four markets.

The company also landed the No. 83 spot on the 2018 LM150 list.

“With the acquisition of Benchmark, we expand our footprint in one of the country’s fastest-growing markets and bring passionate and skilled team members into the BrightView family,” said BrightView President and CEO Andrew Masterman. “This transaction further strengthens our position in Texas and supports our ‘strong-on-strong’ acquisition strategy.”

Benchmark’s founder and owner Casey Vickrey agreed that Benchmark represents a good fit for BrightView’s expanding portfolio. “I am proud of the business and relationships our team at Benchmark has built,” he said.“We are excited to join the BrightView team and continue to grow the business, strengthen relationships and make new ones, all while taking care of the team that has been instrumental to making us who we are.”

K&L Gates served as legal adviser to BrightView; Shepherd Law served as legal adviser to Benchmark.

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