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TAG: private equity

Bayer sells Environmental Science Professional business for $2.6B

March 10, 2022By

The company’s Environmental Science Professional business, including its turf and ornamental solutions, sold to international private equity firm Cinven. read more

Juniper Landscaping partners with private equity firm

January 11, 2022By

Bregal Partners, a private equity firm with $1.25 billion in committed capital, invests in Juniper Landscaping, No. 20 on the 2021 LM150 list. read more

Business Insider: Building growth platforms as private equity pushes into landscape managment

July 14, 2021By
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Jeffrey Scott: different approaches to growth as private equity pushes further into landscape management. read more

Bland Landscaping is latest to get private equity backing

January 4, 2018By

Apex, N.C.-based Bland Landscaping Co. formed a financial partnership with Prospect Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Brothers and second-generation owners Kurt Bland, CEO, and Matt Bland, CFO and COO, will continue to lead the company. They retain “significant ownership” in the firm, which is expected to serve as a platform for growth and acquisitions. Specific terms of the recapitalization... read more

SavATree scoops up Swingle in pursuit of ‘national brand’ status

October 12, 2017By

Bedford Hills, N.Y.-based SavATree merged with Denver-based Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care. Terms were not disclosed for the deal, which is a step toward SavATree’s vision of building a national brand. SavATree ranked No. 15 on the 2017 LM150 list of largest landscape companies with nearly $90 million in 2016 revenue. Swingle ranked No. 80 at $23.7 million. This... read more

Campanella: TruGreen buying Lawn Dawg is ‘bittersweet’

September 27, 2017By

TruGreen acquired Nashua, N.H.-based Lawn Dawg last week. Terms were not disclosed for the transaction that Lawn Dawg President Jim Campanella called “bittersweet.” Lawn Dawg adds about 26,000 customers and $15 million in annual revenue to Memphis, Tenn.-based TruGreen, which did more than $1.3 billion in 2016 revenue and ranks No. 2 on the 2017 LM150 list of largest landscape... read more