Ambius Acquires Interior Landscape Businesses in Oregon and Florida

Ambius reported acquisitions in Oregon and Florida.  These are the first acquisitions that Ambius, a large commercial  interior landscape business, has reported in a number of years. Ambius completed a number of acquisitions in earlier years and its parent company, UK-based Rentokil Initial plc, is an aggressive buyer of pest control businesses. From the press release announcing the acquisitions: Ambius, the global leader in creating enhanced commercial spaces and North America’s largest interior landscape organization, is pleased to announce that Marshall Gardens of Lake Oswego, Oregon, and Glenn’s Greenery of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida have joined the Ambius family of businesses. These acquisitions expand … Read more

Harvest Partners Acquires Yellowstone Landscape Group from CIVC

Yellowstone Landscape Group

Harvest Partners has acquired Yellowstone Landscape Group from CIVC Partners.  This represents a successful exit for CIVC which acquired Yellowstone approximately five years ago.  Yellowstone has made a number of acquisitions under CIVC’s ownership, including Phoenix-based Somerset Landscape, Albuquerque-based Heads Up Landscaping and Austin-based Native Land Design.  In an  interesting twist, Harvest is also the private equity owner of Neighborly, the franchising company formerly known as The Dwyer Group.  Among Neighborly’s brands are The Grounds Guys jin the U.S. and Canada and Countrywide Grounds Maintenance in the United Kingdom. Here is the press release announcing the transaction: Harvest Partners, LP … Read more