Armory Securities, LLC Announce the Sale of BrightView Tree Company Serving as Exclusive Financial Advisor to BrightView Landscapes for the Transaction

Armory served as exclusive financial advisor to BrightView LandscapesArmory Securities, LLC is pleased to announce the sale of BrightView Tree Company. Armory served as exclusive financial advisor to BrightView Landscapes for the transaction.

Armory and BrightView Landscapes successfully completed the strategic divestiture and carve-out of BrightView Tree Company, which is one of the finest growers of quality trees and shrubs in the United States with state-of-the-art growing grounds in Northern California, Southern California, and Arizona. The operations of BrightView Tree also include Swan Hill OlivesĀ®, a proprietary and market-leading non-fruiting and low-pollinating landscape olive tree. BrightView Tree Company, founded in 1961 as Valley Crest Tree Company, is a pioneer that has shaped the nursery industry over its 60-year history. BrightView Tree has maintained its focus on providing the highest levels of quality and customer service.

On September 30, 2020, BrightView consummated the sale of BrightView Tree Company to Devil Mountain Wholesale Nursery, which is a leading provider of a full range of plant materials to the wholesale landscape markets, particularly in Northern California, with more than 5,000 landscape contractor and other customers. The stock sale transaction closed simultaneously with a new asset-based financing for the entity. The transaction was structured to maximize value for BrightView shareholders and to foster a continued supply relationship between Devil Mountain and BrightView Landscapes.

For information on this transaction or about Armory Securities, please contact one of the following deal team members:

Douglas McDonald
Managing Director
Head of Food & Agribusiness
Ron Papile

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