Sperber Acquires Kujawa Enterprises

Sperber Landscape has completed its first acquisition, Kujawa Enterprises (KEI) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. KEI is a provider of commercial landscape maintenance and enhancement services, winter services and interior plantscaping. According to Richard Sperber, CEO of Sperber Landscape, KEI leadership and branding will remain unchanged under the guidance of the Kujawa family. “Our first acquisition is one that came with careful consideration as it sets the tone for the company culture we set out to create with Sperber Landscape Cos. KEI is a natural fit, as it has been a family owned and operated business since its founding in 1926,” Sperber … Read more

SiteOne Acquires Fisher’s Landscape Depot in Canada

SiteOne Landscape Supply

SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc.  , the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscape supplies in the United States, announced today the acquisition of Fisher’s Landscape Depot, a leading distributor of hardscapes and landscape supplies with two locations in Western Ontario. “Fisher’s Landscape Depot is a natural fit with SiteOne as they add hardscapes and landscape supplies to our existing product offerings in Ontario,” said Doug Black, Chairman and CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply. “Fisher’s Landscape Depot has an extremely talented and seasoned team committed to delivering exceptional customer service, and we are excited to have them join the SiteOne … Read more

Heartland Acquires Hillenmeyer

HeartLand, LLC, has acquired Hillenmeyer Landscape Services in Lexington, Kentucky.  Hillenmeyer now appears as a unit of HeartLand on Heartland’s website, heartlandcompany.com.   The Weedman and Mosquito Authority franchises operated by the Hillenmeyer family were not included n the transaction. No formal announcement of the transaction has been made.  Here is a link to an online article that discusses the transaction.

Interra Partners Invests in Porvoon Huoltomiehet in Finland

Intera Partners invests in Property maintenance services group Porvoon Huoltomiehet has decided to accept private equity firm Intera Partners as its new co-owner. Porvoon Huoltomiehet aims at EUR 100 million revenue, and Intera invests in the rapidly growing company to support its organic growth through acquisitions. Entrepreneurs Mika Uusi-Simola and Ville Rantala see Intera’s new role as a co-owner as a significant step for the company. “Intera’s investment and resources enable expanding our operations on the national scale and at an accelerating pace. It is important for us that the new partner has an entrepreneurial spirit and shares our vision … Read more

Sperber Landscape Companies Launched

Richard Sperber, the former Chairman and CEO of ValleyCrest Companies, announced the launch of a new company, Sperber Landscape Companies (SLC). Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, SLC aims to provide  total landscape solutions for commercial clients throughout the United States. With strong financial support, Sperber has assembled a team of industry talent with growth plans centered around the continued consolidation of the highly fragmented landscape industry.  “Our goal with SLC is to create a culture where our employees and clients feel valued and receive service that is backed by unmatched experience and talent,” Sperber said. SLC will provide maintenance services through … Read more