August 2015 | The Principium Group | Editor: Ron Edmonds
The Magic of Multiples: How Business Owners Can Create Value
From the Editor
As the landscaping season begins to wind down, we are very busy with both clients and upcoming educational projects.
We are co-sponsoring a very special event, the Wealth Building Summit on October 21 in Louisville (during the week of GIE+Expo). For more informatioin about the Wealth Building Summit, see the article below or visit wealthbuildingsummit.info.
We will also be conducting a webinar entitled Finding Freedom as a Landscape Business Owner on September 10. Full information is included below.
The Magic of Multiples:
How Business Owners Can Create Value
Are you building value in your landscape business or does it seem like you are just treading water?
The Wealth Building Summit is a unique, one-day event focused on how to create and accumulate wealth as a landscape business owner. The event will be held on October 21 during the week of the GIE+EXPO.
Featured speakers will include Mike Bogan, former Brickman executive and now CEO of LandCare (formerly TruGreen LandCare), Jeffrey Scott of Jeffrey Scott Consulting and the Leader’s Edge and Ron Edmonds of The Principium Group.
There will also be a panel discussioin with business owners who have actual experience with buying and selling businesses, along with case studies and networking opportunities.
Finding Freedom as a Landscape Business Owner
Ron Edmonds of The Principium Group will be presenting a webinar on September 10 at 12 noon Eastern time. Ron will be interviewing Jeffrey Scott during this webiunar entitled Finding Freedom as a Landscape Business Owner.
We will discuss the following:
Key systems to develop a self-running business.
How to ensure your company is “scalable”
The role of incentive systems; getting the right balance.
Real-life examples of success.
Can Design-Build run itself?
Developing a systems-based culture.
Which people systems are critical for creating more freedom.
Can you have both more free time and more personal income?
Key Milestones: what to put in place to achieve your goals.
Achieving the 4 ultimate measures of success.
If you want to achieve more freedom (personal wealth and professional discretionary time), this interview with Jeffrey Scott will prove very enlightening.
Immediately boost your freedom as a business owner, by learning how to:
– Get your priorities clear and gain buy-in from your team
– Put the right systems in place
– Develop a system of accountability from the top down
– Recognize (and implement) the key role you need to play in your own success.
John Deere Landscapes as announced that it is rebranding as SiteOne Landscape Supply, effective October 19. JDL has been an aggressive acquiror since it was acquired by private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in 2013.
SiteOne Landscape Supply has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of up to $100 million.
For a list of markets with businesses wanted, click here.
The primary focus is commercial maintenance, but some design-build may be acceptable. There are also opportunities for lawn care businesses in many markets.
We currently have a particular interest in the following:
- Commercial landscape businesses with $1 million to $5 million in revenues in the Orlando, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; and San Antonio, Texas, markets
- Commercial landscape businesses from $5 to $10 million in the metro Atlanta market
- Commercial landscape businesses in Southern California (San Diego, Orange, Riverside Counties) with $5 million to $20 million in revenues.
- Commercial landscape businesses in the Carolinas
- Commercial landscape businesses in Utah
- Commercial landscape businesses in Arizona
Businesses For Sale
For a list of businesses for sale, click here. This list represents only a portion of the projects we are working on which may be of interest.
We are seeking a buyer for a very profitable $3 million high-end residential landscape company in Northwest Indiana with a motivated seller.
Book Ron Edmonds for Your Meeting
Contact us for information about booking Ron Edmonds to speak to your industry group or company meeting on green industry acquisition strategies, exit planning and similar topics. No one has a firmer grip n the market for green industry mergers & acquisitions.
The Sellability Score is a quantitative tool designed to analyze how sellable your business is.
After completing an online questionnaire, you will immediately receive a Sellability Score based on a 100 point scale along with instructions for interpreting your results. We will send you the full report along with a guide for interpreting the Sellability Score in the Green Industry.