Bustling M&A activity for large landscaping firms

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The last 12 months have been busy for landscape companies around the country as a number of large firms announced mergers and acquisitions.

BrightView: BrightView announced in February that it had acquired Austin-based Benchmark Landscapes. Earlier this year, the company acquired Bay Area landscaper Emerald Landscape Company, and in November 2018, it acquired Russo Lawn & Landscape in Hartford, Connecticut.

Davey Tree: Employee-owned Davey Tree Expert Company expanded its reach in Houston in February with the acquisition of Landscape Management Services, a commercial service provider in landscape, irrigation and new construction.

SaveATree: The tree, shrub and lawn care provider announced its first foray into Arizona with its acquisition of Phoenix-based Integrity Tree Service.

SiteOne: The landscape supply company has been actively acquiring landscaping companies around the country, including in Colorado. In October 2018, the company acquired C&C Sand and Stone, with locations in Castle Rock, Colorado Springs and Denver. Most recently, the company announced it had acquired Boston-based Landscape Depot Supply, its third acquisition of 2019.

SRS Distribution: The Texas-based materials distributor announced in February that it acquired CPS Distributors, an irrigation and landscape wholesale supplier based in Westminster, and Automatic Supply, an Indiana-based supplier. The two companies will be combined under SRS to form Heritage Landscape Supply Group.

Danielle Andrus

Danielle Andrus was previously the managing editor for Colorado Builder, and is currently Editor for the Journal of Financial Planning.

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