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  • Trinity Private Equity Group (TPEG) of Southlake, Texas, has completed a private equity recapitalization of Gold Landscape of Denton County, Texas Gold Landscape provides maintenance, irrigation, design, and installation throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, primarily for multifamily developments and large-scale homeowners associations. TPEG partnered with the management team to lead a recapitalization of the company and to support expansion throughout Texas. Plexus Capital provided mezzanine financing in connection with the transaction.  This is the second landscape services deal for Plexus which participated in the recapitalization of Rotolo Consultants, Inc. of Slidell, Louisiana in 2015. Related posts: Private Equity and Its Impact on the Green Industry The Landscape Group (UK) Acquired by Idverde (France) in Private Equity-Backed Deal Creating Largest European Landscaper Yellowstone’s Bio Landscape AcquiresRead More...
  • Park City—A Park City couple is the new owner of Park City Nursery. Sophy and Grady Kohler purchased the nursery from Steve and Ann Barrett. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The nursery was started by Steve Barrett in 1983. “We do not sell anything that is sold at a big-box store,” said Sophy Kohler. “We are trying to increase the allure for people that want to check out the history of Park City. We want people to know this was the location of the original Snyder Homestead.” The Kohlers, who are full-time residents of Park City’s Old Ranch Road community, will continue the nursery’s 35-year legacy of selling trees, shrubs and flowers that thrive at high-altitude settings. Park City has an elevationRead More...
  • ABM has announced that it will buy GCA Services Group from Thomas H. Lee Partners LP and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division.  GCA, based in Cleveland, provides facility services in the education and commercial sectors, providing facilities maintenance, janitorial services, grounds management, vehicle services and outsourced workforce solutions. The deal is expected to close by September. PRESS RELEASE NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ABM (NYSE:ABM) (“the Company”), a leading provider of facility solutions, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire GCA Services Group (“GCA”) from affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division for approximately $1.25 billion in cash and stock. GCA is a leading provider of facility services in the education and commercial industries, specializing in facilities maintenance,Read More...
  • Have you ever wondered what determines the value of your business? Perhaps you’ve heard an industry rule of thumb and assumed that your company will be worth about the same as a similar size company in your industry. However, when we take a look at the data provided by The Value Builder System™, we’ve found there are eight factors that drive the value of your business, and they are all potentially more important than the industry you’re in. Not convinced? Let’s look at Jill Nelson, who recently sold a majority interest in her $11 million telephone answering service, Ruby Receptionists, for $38.8 million. That’s a lot of money for answering the phone on behalf of independent lawyers, contractors and plumbers across America. To give youRead More...
  • In our experience, there is a great deal of confusing information about business valuation.  Most business owners have heard about the values that some other business owners may have received for their business.  Drawing conclusion from rumors, casual and incomplete information can be very dangerous. Recent studies indicate that nearly 80% of business owners are relying on the value of their business to fund retirement.  Those same studies indicate that fewer than 30% have a plan to make that happen – or have any idea what their business is really worth. When a business buyer looks at business valuation, regardless of the specific methodology they may choose to use, their process involves assessing the likely future cash flows of the business and the likelihood ofRead More...
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