Chaffin Works Acquires ETMS Highways Limited in the U.K.

Chaffin Works, an environmental services business  based in East Sussex in the U.K., has acquired ETMS Highways Limited, a Kent headquartered traffic management business. The acquisition forms part of Chaffin’s wider expansion plan to create synergies within their group of companies, expanding into new and existing markets. The Chaffin Group provides end to end environmental services which include tree surgery, vegetation management, fencing, landscaping, invasive weed control, arboriculture and ecological consultancy for a wide range of partners. Active sectors include Highways, Rail, Local Authority, Developers and Utilities as well as smaller commercial and residential clients, and the acquisition of a … Read more

Six Ways to Overcome a Business Trauma

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by experiencing a terrifying event. Although not at the level of enduring a war zone, the events of March 2020 may leave you feeling similar symptoms. If you’re like most business owners, the first quarter of the year was progressing like any other. Then…bang! A superbug started terrorizing the world. Professional basketball was cancelled. One by one, the world began to close its doors. A significant blow impacted your business, unless you offer an essential service. Perhaps you’ve stabilized your company, or you might still be experiencing the worst of … Read more

Warren Equity Partners Invests in Gunnison Tree Services

Warren Equity Partners has invested in Atlanta-based vehetation management company Gunnison Tree Service. Gunnison provides overhead power line and substation maintenance, right-of-way clearing, vegetation management, erosion control, and collective storm response services for electric utilities throughout the United States. Warren Equity is a Jacksonville, Florida-based private equity firm.

Moyer Indoor | Outdoor Acquires Turfworks Pro in Tullytown, PA

Moyer Indoor | Outdoor has acquired TurfWorks Pro of Tullytown, Pennsylvania. Greg and Breanne Slabaugh sold the company to pursue charitable missionary work.  “We have always had great respect for Moyer Indoor | Outdoor,” Greg Slabaugh said. “Moyer is the best option we can imagine for our customers.” “We are very pleased to be able to work with such a quality company with as high integrity as Turfworks Pro. Greg Slabaugh is a professional who treats customers the way we do at Moyer Indoor | Outdoor,” said Bob Williamson, Moyer’s general manager. Moyer Indoor | Outdoor, headquartered in Souderton, provides … Read more

Serent Capital Invests in LMN

Serent Capital, a San Francisco and Austin based private equity firm,  has invested in LMN, a well-known  business management system for landscape companies. S0ftware supporting service-based businesses has been a hot area for investment in the last few years.  There have been a number of private equity investments in companies with software systems designed for for landscape and lawn care companies. Serent Capital also has an investment in Real Green Systems, which is a leader in systems foir the lawn care industry with its Service Assistant and related systems. LMN’s software  provides critical tools for landscaping businesses to help them … Read more