Starting versus Buying a Business

Most company founders are good at the first stages of entrepreneurship. But in the phases that follow, they may only be average. Just because you have a knack for starting companies, doesn’t necessarily mean that those skills translate well into growing one. There are celebrated cases of founders who have successfully started and grown a … Read more

Nurture Acquires Demita Plants in the U.K.

Nurture Landscapes

  Nurture Landscapes has acquired Demita Plants.  Demita, based in Denham near Uxbridge, was founded in 1979 by David Scammell. The business is made up mainly from plant displays, consisting of interior maintenance, hanging baskets and Christmas trees with a small amount of landscape maintenance and will sit within Nurture’s Plant Displays operation based out … Read more

TruGreen Acquires Oklahoma-based LawnAmerica

Tulsa, Oklahoma-based LawnAmerica has been acquired by TruGreen. The acquisition was announced on the LawnAmerica website with the following statement: “LawnAmerica is pleased to announce that we have joined forces with TruGreen®.” Landscape Management reported the acquisition on its website on October 11, 2019, noting that LawnAmerica had revenues of approximately $8.6 million in 2018. … Read more

Idverde Acquires TCL Group in the UK

Idverde, the largest landscape services company in Europe, has acquired TCL Group in the U.K.  With this acquisition, idverde’s annual revenues exceed $660 million.  Idverde has approximately 6,000 employees in France, The Netherlands and the UK. Idverde is the market leader in each of the three countries in which it operates.  TCL had annual revenues … Read more