A Cut Above Landscaping Acquires Jake’s Lawn Care and Jakes Garden Center in Watertown, NY

Justin Chesbrough, owner of A Cut Above Landscaping, Lawn Care & Snowplowing in Watetown, NY, has acquired Jake’s Lawn Care and Jake’s Garden Center, also in Watertown.  Details of the transaction have not been announced. Jacob S. “Jake” Johnson established Jake’s Lawn Care  15 years ago.  Jake’s Garden Center was added in 2016. Following the sale, Johnson is focusing on real estate investment. A Cut Above Landscaping has been serving the area since 2008. The transactiion closed in March 2020.  Details have not been disclosed.

Montage Partners Acquires United Right of Way Vegetation Management

Montage Partners has invested in URW, LLC, dba United Right-of-Way (“URW”), a provider of comprehensive vegetation and landscape management services to government agencies, solar energy operators, railroads, and industrial companies. Montage Partners is a private equity firm based in Scottsdale, Arizona. There have been a number of private equity investments in vegetation management companies over the past year in other regions. The transaction closes at a time of great economic uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For Montage Partners, this was not a deterrent in pursuing the investment. Already selective – the firm reviews over 800 investment opportunities per year … Read more

Aero Acquires Landscaping Companies in Utah and Florida, Rebrands as Outworx Group

Aero Operating LLC has acquired Lawn Butler, a Centerville, Utah based landscaping and snow removal company; Groundtek of Central Florida, an Ocoee, Florida based landscaping company; and The Shepherd’s Landscaping, a Belleview, Florida based landscaping company. Concurrently, Aero Operating LLC announced that it has re-branded as Outworx Group, representing the company’s full-service offerings focused on the Exterior Facilities Maintenance market. Aero is an portolio company of Mill Point Capital. Daryl Hendricks, CEO of Outworx Group, said, “The completion of these three acquisitions marks a significant milestone in our company’s history and will allow us to offer a more complete set … Read more

Ruppert Acquires Scott & Sons Landscaping in Delaware

Ruppert Landscape has acquired Scott & Sons Landscaping located in Dagsboro, Delaware. Founded in 1997 by Scott Shubert, Scott & Sons offered residential and commercial landscape maintenance, design, irrigation, pest and nutrient management, and hardscape installation on the Delmarva Peninsula. “Similar to Ruppert, Scott & Sons invested in owning and maintaining a first-class operating facility and employed a strong team, dedicated to great customer service,” said Tom Barry, president of Ruppert’s landscape management division. “We felt that this would help give us a great base of operations in Delmarva and market-specific knowledge from which to build in the years ahead.” … Read more

RD Capital Acquires Killingley, Landscape and Infrastructure Firm, in the U.K.

RD Capital Partners (RDCP) has completed the acquisition of Killingley, a provider oif landscaping, gropunds ,maintenanmce, groundworks and other insfratructuire services in the United Kingdom.Based in Chesterfield, Killingley was established in 1972 and is RDCP’s first acquisition in the infrastructure and engineering sector. Killingley employs 120 staff members and has an annual turnover of £16 million. Their client base is broad, working across a mix of local councils, public bodies, private enterprises, architects and some of the UK’s leading construction companies. Established in 2015 by Sameer Rizvi and Iryna Dubylovska, RDCP now controls £60 million of investments and employs 400 full-time … Read more