Warburg Pincus Acquires Sweeping Corporation of America

Sweeping Corporation

Sweeping Corp of America (“SCA”), the largest power sweeping company in the United States, has been acquired by Warburg Pincus, a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, from the previous investor, Soundcore Capital Partners. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The investment will allow SCA to accelerate its sales and marketing efforts and help the company identify strategic relationships and acquisition opportunities. With over 1,000 employees in its 35 locations throughout the eastern half of the United States, the company’s key services include street and highway sweeping, parking lot sweeping, and jet vac services. Customers … Read more

Sperber Acquires Crystal Green Landscape in Oregon

Spreber Companies

Sperber Landscape Companies (SLC) has partnered with Oregon-based Crystal Greens Landscape. This partnership marks a significant emergence for SLC into the Pacific Northwest marketplace. Headquartered in Clackamas, Ore., Crystal Greens was founded in 1990 and has grown to include multiple facilities servicing the greater Portland, Vancouver and Salem metropolitan areas. Oregon Business recognized Crystal Greens for consecutive years as one of the top five “Best Companies to Work For” in the state. Founder and CEO Pat Murphy will continue his leadership of the company alongside General Manager Jason Sutton and his existing management team. Regarding the new partnership with Sperber, Murphy said, “This is … Read more

Urban Life Solutions, P Munro Group and John Sweeping Merge in Canada

Transaction creates one of Canada’s largest National Outdoor Service Solution Providers CALGARY, AB, Nov. 2, 2020 /CNW/ – Urban Life Solutions Inc. (“ULS”) headquartered in Calgary, and P. Munro Group Inc and John Sweeping (“Munro/John Sweeping”), headquartered in Ottawa, are pleased to announce the combination of their businesses creating one of the largest outdoor maintenance companies in Canada. The combined entity has over 625 employees with operations in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec, and Ontario from which they service over 80 Cities, Towns, and Counties across Canada. The Company provides snow & ice management, landscape maintenance, outdoor space enhancement & creation, garbage … Read more

BrightView Acquires WLE in Austin

BrightView Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BV) (“BrightView”), the leading commercial landscaping services company in the United States, today announced the acquisition of WLE LLC, a commercial landscape maintenance and development company headquartered in Austin, Texas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Founded in 2003, WLE (Water | Land | Environment) is a full-service commercial landscape management company, whose 250-member team serves HOA, developer, commercial, and municipal clients across three markets in Central Texas. In addition to WLE’s field and administrative staffs, WLE’s core leadership team will join BrightView as part of the transaction. “We are excited to welcome WLE into … Read more

Heritage Acquires Irrigators Supply with Two Branches in Texas

Heritage Landscape Supply Group

Heritage Landscape Supply Group, Inc. (“Heritage”)  has acquired Irrigators Supply, Inc. a family-owned distributor of irrigation, agronomics, power equipment, and other landscape products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Headquartered in McKinney, Texas, Irrigators was founded in 1998 by Kenneth & Patty Phelps and currently employs a team of more than 20 people. The Company also operates a second location in Denton, Texas. Irrigator’s entire sales and operations team will lead the business going forward and Heritage will continue to operate these locations under the Irrigators Supply name. Matt McDermott, President of Heritage, commented, “We are pleased to announce … Read more