TAG: M&A

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

Davey acquires Elizabeth River Lawn & Landscape in Va.

April 16, 2018By

The Davey Tree Expert Co. acquired Elizabeth River Lawn & Landscape, a commercial landscape company based in Suffolk, Va. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Elizabeth River Lawn & Landscape has about 140 employees. Revenue was not disclosed for the company, which reported $9 million in 2014 revenue for the 2015 LM150 list of largest landscape companies. Davey ranked... read more

Aspen Grove debuts as a national alliance of 10 landscape firms

April 5, 2018By

A holding company for 10 commercial landscaping firms with a combined $180 million in annual revenue has rebranded as Aspen Grove Landscape Group. The holding company, based in Willow Grove, Pa., was previously known as Five Seasons Property Management. President David Fleischner says the alliance “brings together the best landscape professionals from across the country.” The Aspen Grove companies include:... read more

SiteOne acquires 3 Village Nurseries distribution centers

March 21, 2018By

SiteOne Landscape Supply acquired the Village Nurseries Landscape Centers distribution locations in Orange, Huntington Beach and Sacramento, Calif., from TreeTown USA. This acquisition expands SiteOne’s footprint and nursery offering in California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “Village Nurseries is a natural fit with SiteOne as they add nursery products to our existing irrigation, agronomic, hardscape and landscape lighting... read more

Toro acquires L.T. Rich

March 20, 2018By

The Toro Co. acquired L.T. Rich Products, a manufacturer of commercial zero-turn spreader/sprayers, aerators and snow and ice management equipment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. L.T. Rich Products, based in Lebanon, Ind., is known for its Z-Spray line of zero-turn, stand-on spreader/sprayers for landscape contractors and grounds professionals. Other products include the Z-Plug stand-on aerator that is designed... read more