TAG: Gridiron Capital

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

M&A outlook: Eyeing their moves

October 10, 2013By

Green Industry buyers and sellers aren’t making many moves just yet. The mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market has been the equivalent of an ever-long chess game for the Green Industry in 2013. Buyers and sellers are simply strategizing and waiting to make a move before yearend—or in some circumstances make no move at all. For this reason, M&A activity has... 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

Austin Outdoor joins the Yellowstone Group

January 6, 2009By

Austin Outdoor's leadership will retain significant ownership in Yellowstone and will lead the company's expansion in Florida and the Bahamas. read more