Heritage Pool Acquires AquaCentral, Second Largest Pool Distributor in the U.S.

Heritage Pool Supply Group, Inc. (“Heritage”), a rapidly growing platform within the SRS Distribution (“SRS”) family, announced today that it has acquired AquaCentral, the second largest pool distributor in the United States. AquaCentral was created through a series of mergers, including Florida Water Products, Pool & Electrical Products, American Pool Supply, Bel-Aqua Pool Supply, Conely Company, Mayfield Pool Supply, Classic Pool Tile, and Noble Tile Supply. SRS is building its Heritage pool and spa platform by replicating strategies used to grow national networks in the roofing and landscape supply industries. By partnering with AquaCentral and its leading, independent wholesale distributors, … Read more

Garden Design Acquires Western Landscape in Farmers Branch

Garden Design, a leading landscape company in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has acquired Farmers Branch-based Western Landscape Corporation. Western Landscape will function as a division of Garden Design, Inc. , allowing the coimbined organization to grow as a landscape provider in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth market. Western, which employs 36, will continue to provide commercial services to resorts and hotels, office parks and gated communities. “Western Landscape is a leader in the Dallas, Texas market and represents an important addition to our employee-owned company”, said Garden Design CEO William Davoli. “Over the past twenty years, Western Landscape has grown steadily … Read more

New State Capital Invests in ArborWorks in California

New State Capital has invested in Oakhurst, California-based ArborWorks.   ArborWorks is a professional tree care firm that specializes in utility line clearance and vegetation management across the West Coast.  ArborWork’s service area includes the entire states of California and Oregon. No details of the investment have been announced. Utility vegetation management companies have ndrawn significant interest from the private equity community in recent years. New State Capital is a New York-based  private equity firm focused on the middle market.

Bartlett Tree Acquires Living Tree in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Bartlett Tree Experts recently acquired Living Tree, Inc., a tree care business that has operated in the West Chester, Pennsylvania area for over 20 years. The acquisition expands Bartlett’s footprint across North America and bolsters the company’s presence in southeastern Pennsylvania. The acquisition further enlarges Bartlett’s tree care services in the areas west and north of Philadelphia. “This acquisition allows us to better service the areas between West Chester and Reading, Pa.,” said John Smithmyer, V.P., Division Manager of Bartlett’s Mid-Atlantic Division. “Living Tree, LLC. has prided itself on providing mature tree preservation for many years. The business was a natural fit … Read more

Senske Acquires Custom Insect & Weed Control in Washington

Senske Services has acquired Custom Insect & Weed Control based in Gig Harbor, Washington. Senske is a family-owned provider of lawn, tree, and pest control services throughout the Western United States. Founded in 1978 by Larry Morrison, Custom Insect & Weed Control has provided quality lawn care and pest control for more than four decades. When contemplating retirement, Mr. Morrison looked for a partner that shared his values. He found that partner in the seventy-five-year-old Senske Services. Custom Insect & Weed Control customers will now be serviced by Washington Tree & Lawn Care, a division of Senske Services. Existing services will … Read more