TAG: The Principium Group

2015 Lawn Care Forum: M&A activity in the green industry

January 24, 2016By

Ron Edmonds, principal consultant for The Principium Group, talks about mergers and acquisitions occurring in the green industry. Read a Q&A with Edmonds on this topic from the November 2015 issue of Landscape Management. read more

Wealth Building Summit

October 21, 2015By

The Wealth Building Summit is a new event about how to create and accumulate wealth as a landscape business owner organized by consultants Jeffrey Scott of Jeffrey Scott Consulting and Ron Edmonds of The Principium Group. It will be held prior to GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Ky., with LandCare CEO Mike Bogan as the keynote speaker. 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

Improve your cash flow: Understand basic accounting

March 24, 2015By

This post is part five of LM’s “5 ways to improve your cash flow” series. Read the first four tips here. Despite its importance, many green industry business owners don’t have a clear understanding of their businesses’ cash-flow situations. Why? Many business owners don’t pay nearly enough attention to basic accounting. In fact, many companies think of accounting only in... read more

5 ways to improve your cash flow

February 17, 2015By
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They say “cash is king,” and the reasons why are many. To name a few: Lack of cash can damage relationships essential to business success. Consider the repercussions when you can’t pay vendors or make payroll. Cash flow is a key factor in determining business value. Considering selling any time soon? Your cash level counts. Finally, a profitable company that’s... read more

What a merger could mean

April 28, 2014By
logo: Brickman and ValleyCrest

With reports swirling of a blockbuster deal that could merge the ValleyCrest Cos. with the Brickman Group—forming a nearly $2 billion national landscape company—landscape contractors and consultants are weighing in on the likelihood the deal will go through and what it could mean for the rest of the market. “KKR has plenty of money to invest and it makes sense... read more