TAG: merger

BrightView acquires Florida company

September 11, 2017By

BrightView acquired Girard Environmental Services (GES), a commercial landscape maintenance company based in Sanford, Fla. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GES CEO Rick Girard said the two companies have much in common. “BrightView shares our passion for the craft of landscaping and our commitment to achieving success for our clients and to the safety, well-being and career advancement of team... read more

Ewing completes merger with Upstart

August 1, 2017By

Ewing Irrigation & Landscape Supply merged with Upstart Products. “Upstart, and its unique golf agronomic product range, provides a complementary offering to Ewing’s golf customers,” Ewing President and CEO Douglas W. York said. “And Ewing’s and Upstart’s shared dedication to industry professionals creates more sustainable and profitable solutions for our customers.” In addition to bolstering Ewing’s product offerings in the... read more

Dow, DuPont stockholders approve merger

July 27, 2016By

Stockholders at both DuPont and Dow Chemical have voted to approve all stockholder proposals necessary to complete the merger of equals transaction–a key milestone in the process to merge the two companies and subsequently pursue the intended spins of three independent companies. The companies expect the merger transaction to close in the second half of 2016, subject to customary closing conditions,... read more

Update: Jensen, NLS join Monarch Landscape Holdings

April 13, 2016By

Monarch Landscape Holdings acquired two more West Coast landscape companies. The terms of the deals were not disclosed. San Jose, Calif.-based Jensen Landscape and Woodinville, Wash.-based Northwest Landscape Services (NLS) are now part of the private equity-backed company that entered the market last May with the acquisition of Signature Landscape Services in Redmond, Wash. “I’m honored that landscape firms the... read more

Dow, DuPont agree to merge

December 11, 2015By

DuPont and Dow Chemical, parent company of Dow AgroSciences, agreed to merge, the New York Times reports. The deal is an all stock “merger of equals.” The combined company will be known as DowDuPont. It plans to split into three separate companies, consisting of agricultural chemicals, specialty products and materials, like plastics. The companies expect the merger to be completed... read more

TruGreen, Scotts LawnService to merge

December 10, 2015By

The two largest companies in the lawn care segment are now one, following TruGreen and Scotts LawnService’s announcement to enter into a joint venture. Combined, the companies have approximately 2.3 million customers and more than $1.3 billion in annual revenue. The combined business will operate under the TruGreen brand and will be based in Memphis, Tenn., where TruGreen’s headquarters is located.... read more