TAG: consolidation

Bayer, Monsanto reach deal worth $66B

September 14, 2016By

After a long negotiation process, German health and agricultural company Bayer reached a deal to acquire seed and pesticide firm Monsanto. The deal is valued at $66 billion, NPR reports. St. Louis-based Monsanto is an agricultural seed supplier, fertilizer producer and also makes herbicides, most notably Round Up. Bayer, well-known for its aspirin products, is responsible for herbicide products like Tribute Total Herbicide and Spectacle FLO. Bayer will... read more

Inside industry mergers and acquisitions

November 27, 2015By

We tapped green industry mergers and acquisitions expert Ron Edmonds to get an update on the consolidation activity in the landscape market. LM: How would you characterize the level of interest and activity among all buyers when it comes to the landscape industry? Ron Edmonds (RE): The level of interest among buyers is at a very high level.  This phenomenon... read more

Investment firm forms Monarch to consolidate landscape companies

May 19, 2015By

One Rock Capital Partners, a New York-based investment firm, formed Monarch Landscape Holdings to pursue a regional consolidation of landscape services companies in the Western U.S. Signature Landscape Services, based in Redmond, Wash., was the first company to join Monarch. Monarch, in partnership with Monarch CEO Brian Helgoe and Signature General Manager William Bailey, acquired Signature’s assets on May 1.... read more