TAG: Austin Outdoor

Yellowstone Landscape drops legacy brand names

September 1, 2015By

Austin Outdoor and Bio Landscape, the two companies that make up Yellowstone Landscape Group, are unifying under one brand: Yellowstone Landscape. CEO Tim Portland shared the news in a client announcement, which was posted on the company’s website Aug. 27. The company also got a new logo and updated its color scheme. Yellowstone Landscape, which is headquartered in Bunnell, Fla.,... read more

Yellowstone to grow in the South, CEO says

January 14, 2015By

Bunnell, Fla.-based Yellowstone Landscape Group plans to continue its growth in the southern U.S. following its acquisition by private equity firm CIVC Partners, based in Chicago. It will do so through organic growth and strategic acquisitions, CEO Tim Portland told LM. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly how much Yellowstone will grow this year, Portland said, but he expects “healthy” growth for the... read more

Former Brickman investor buys Yellowstone

January 13, 2015By

CIVC Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, acquired Yellowstone Landscape Group in partnership with management. Gridiron Capital retains a minority stake in the company. Terms were not disclosed. CIVC is a former investor in the Brickman Group, first acquiring it in 1998, recapitalizing it in 2002 and exiting in 2007 when Leonard Green & Partners came on as a private... read more

Yellowstone adds financial backer

December 16, 2013By

Bunnell, Fla.-based commercial landscape firm Yellowstone Landscape Group has received financial backing from Brookside Mezzanine Partners, a Stamford, Conn.-based investment firm. Brookside provided subordinated debt to partially refinance Yellowstone’s debt. Yellowstone–which encompasses two subsidiary operations, Austin Outdoor and BIO Landscape & Maintenance–is an existing portfolio company of private-equity firm Gridiron Capital, based in New Canaan, Conn. read more

What I’m Reading Wednesday: Secret sauce, safety and being remarkable

December 4, 2013By

I was on the road this week and I used my airport time to catch up on my RSS feeds and even dive into an actual hard-bound book, which I share with you below. “5 Reasons You Need to Give Away the Recipe for Your Secret Sauce” Convince & Convert Not long ago a lawn care professional told me about... read more

Piedmont Landscape, Austin Outdoor unify under common brand

April 2, 2012By

On April 1, two Yellowstone Landscape Group companies, Piedmont Landscape Contractors and Austin Outdoor, united to become Austin Outdoor. read more