Juniper Landscaping, a commercial landscape services company based in Fort Meyers, Florida, that ranked No. 21 in Lawn & Landscape’s 2019 Top 100 list, has acquired the assets of Green Source Landscape & Sports Turf in Fort Lauderdale. With $71 milliin in annual revenues for 2018, Juniper ranked #21 on the Lawn & Landscape 100 and #22 on the Landscape Management 150 in 2019. Junip0er Landscapiung is a portfolio company of ZS Fund. “We are excited about Jason and his team, they bring a depth of talent and expertise while expanding Juniper capabilities in the region.” says Brandon Duke, president … Read more
The Davey Tree Expert Company has aacquired the business and certain assets of Wickes/arborists in Spring Valley in Rockland County, New York. For 90 years, Wickes has provided residential and commercial tree services, plant health care and lawn care in Rockland County, New York. Jim Houston, vice president and general manager, Eastern U.S. Residential/Commercial services, said the Wickes office will join Davey’s Northeast R/C operating group. The office will conduct business as Wickes/arborists, a Davey company. “Clients of Wickes have come to expect experienced, high-quality tree care, and they will continue to see that same level of service as well … Read more
Top Gun Pressure Washing (“Top Gun”),based in Loveland, Colorado, has acquired Denver-based Bob Popp Building Services (“BPBS”). Top Gun is a portfolio company of Osceola Capital Management. Founded in 1975, BPBS provides high-rise, mid-rise, and ground-level window cleaning services for commercial businesses across Colorado. Top Gun and BPBS have a long history of successful partnership, as the companies have collaborated on many projects, buildings and shared customers over the past 20+ years. BPS also provides power sweeping, parking lot maintenance and snow removal services. Stephanie White, President of Top Gun, commented, “We are excited to partner with the entire Bob … Read more
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 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