TAG: private equity

Rotolo Consultants gets $10.3 million investment

September 9, 2015By

Raleigh, N.C.-based investment firm Triangle Capital Corp. closed a $10.3 million investment in Rotolo Consultants Inc. (RCI). The transaction consists of second lien debt and equity. RCI is a Slidell, La.-based landscape construction and maintenance firm. With $38 million in 2014 revenue, it ranks No. 34 on the 2015 LM150 list of the largest landscape companies. The company has had... read more

Ep. 133: The state of the market

June 10, 2015By

Regardless of whether you plan on selling your business this year or 10 years from now, this is something you should be focusing on right now. Call them standard operating procedures or best practices, but the more systematic and efficient your company is, the more appealing it will be to a potential buyer. The good news is that creating these... read more

The Grounds Guys’ Elmore expects continued growth with parent company’s acquisition

August 27, 2014By

Private equity firm The Riverside Co. acquired The Dwyer Group from TZP Group. It’s the second time Riverside has owned the Waco, Texas-based parent company of landscape maintenance franchisor The Grounds Guys. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Riverside first purchased The Dwyer Group in 2003, taking the company private. After seven years, the firm sold The Dwyer Group... read more

Brickman acquired by investment firm KKR

November 11, 2013By

Private equity firm KKR agreed to acquire The Brickman Group for $1.6 billion from Leonard Green & Partners and other shareholders. Brickman, based in Gaithersburg, Md., ranked No. 2 on the 2013 LM150 with $900 million in 2012 annual revenue. KKR is based in New York and has $90 billion in assets under management, including brands such as Dollar General, GoDaddy.com, Toys... read more

Private equity firm to acquire John Deere Landscapes

October 28, 2013By

Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has agreed to acquire John Deere Landscapes (JDL) in a deal valued at about $465 million. JDL, based in Alpharetta, Ga., is a unit of Deere & Co.’s Agriculture & Turf segment. Deere will initially retain a 40 percent ownership stake in the new stand-alone company jointly owned by Deere and CD&R.... read more