TAG: Monarch Landscape Holdings

Our most-read stories of 2016

January 5, 2017By

In 2016, more of you read LM on your computer, smartphone or device than any other year in the magazine’s history. Whether you came by way of our homepage, email newsletter or social media accounts, these are the stories that you, the LM readers, clicked on most in 2016. 1. BrightView CEO Kerin steps down In July, Andrew Kerin was succeeded on an interim basis by... read more

People on the Move: Colton named president of Monarch construction; more from Honda, Hyundai, Profile, Target Specialty

July 20, 2016By

Monarch Landscape Holdings, a private-equity backed family of landscape companies, welcomed Jeffrey Colton as president of the company’s construction division. Prior to joining Monarch, he served as senior vice president and regional manager of ValleyCrest in Northern California. Since 1994, Colton built notable landscape projects in his region, including AT&T Park and Letterman Digital and New Media Arts Center in San Francisco and Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park,... read more

Update: Jensen, NLS join Monarch Landscape Holdings

April 13, 2016By

Monarch Landscape Holdings acquired two more West Coast landscape companies. The terms of the deals were not disclosed. San Jose, Calif.-based Jensen Landscape and Woodinville, Wash.-based Northwest Landscape Services (NLS) are now part of the private equity-backed company that entered the market last May with the acquisition of Signature Landscape Services in Redmond, Wash. “I’m honored that landscape firms the... read more

Monarch to acquire more this year

June 10, 2015By

Monarch Landscape Holdings plans to come out of the gates quickly, making several more acquisitions by the end of 2015. Monarch is a new, private equity-backed firm formed by ValleyCrest Cos. veteran Brian Helgoe. His sights are set on consolidating landscape companies on the West Coast. Last month, Monarch made its first purchase when it bought Signature Landscape Services, a... 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