TAG: M&A

Industry veteran Greg Clendenin launches M&A consulting firm

September 5, 2018By

Greg Clendenin started The Clendenin Consulting Group (CCG) after 39 years of ownership and senior-level management in the lawn and pest control industry. He is former CEO of Florida-based Heron Home & Outdoor and former CEO of Middleton Lawn & Pest Control. The CCG will help privately owned businesses prepare for the market and connect them with the right buyer.... read more

Landscape Development Inc. acquires Quality Landscape Care

August 6, 2018By

Enhanced Landscape Management (ELM), the maintenance division of Valencia, Calif.-based Landscape Development, Inc. (LDI), purchased the assets of Quality Landscape Care (QLC), located in Ventura, Calif. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. LDI is No. 18 on the LM150 list, with a projected 2018 annual revenues of $90 million. It was founded in 1983 by Gary Horton; he continues to serve as president... read more

Briggs & Stratton acquires blower maker Hurricane

August 1, 2018By

Milwaukee-based Briggs & Stratton Corp. acquired certain assets of Hurricane, based in Muskegon Heights, Mich. Hurricane designs and manufactures stand-on leaf and debris blowers. Terms of the transaction, which accelerates the company’s diversification into commercial products, were not disclosed. “Hurricane brings high-quality products with differentiated capabilities around air flow and handling which make the lawn and turf care professional more... read more

SavATree expands into Georgia with 404-CUT-TREE acquisition

June 6, 2018By

SavATree acquired 404-CUT-TREE in Norcross, Ga. This is SavATree’s first branch in Georgia, opening up a whole new region for the Bedford Hills, N.Y.-based company. Terms were not disclosed. SavATree ranks No. 16 on the forthcoming 2018 LM150 list of largest landscape companies with $109 million in 2017 revenue. The company made several acquisitions last year, including that of Denver-based... read more

BrightView reveals additional acquisitions

May 29, 2018By

In addition to its recent acquisition of Environmental Earthscapes, which does business as The Groundskeeper and Greater Texas Landscapes, BrightView Landscape made several other purchases this year. A BrightView spokesman confirmed the following deals to Landscape Management: Cleary Bros. Landscape, Danville, Calif., in February; Precision Landscape, Dallas, in January; Willamette Landscape Maintenance, Tualatin, Ore., in December; and Urban Tree Care,... read more

BrightView acquires The Groundskeeper, Greater Texas Landscape

May 22, 2018By

BrightView Landscapes acquired Environmental Earthscapes, a Tucson, Ariz.-based firm that operates as The Groundskeeper. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The Groundskeeper and its subsidiary Greater Texas Landscape Services specialize in commercial landscape maintenance, landscape construction, tree care and irrigation services. The company has locations in Tucson, Phoenix, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, El Paso, Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas and employs... read more