October 2020

Crystal Greens Landscape acquired by Sperber Landscape Companies

Atlanta, GA — CCG Advisors, LLC, an Atlanta based investment banking firm, announces its most recent commercial landscape transaction with the sale of Crystal Greens Landscape, Inc . (“Crystal Greens”) to Sperber Landscape Companies (“Sperber”).

Crystal Greens is a full service landscape services provider headquartered in Portland, OR, with branch facilities located throughout the greater Portland Vancouver Salem metropolitan area. Established in 1990 CGL helps clients maintain and improve property value by offering wide range of services, technical expertise and landscape solutions. Crystal Greens has been recognized as among the top five “Best Companies to Work For” in the state by Oregon Business in consecutive years in 2019 and 2020 and employs a team of over 160 professionals.

Pat Murphy, CGL Founder CEO: “I want to say ‘Thank You’ for the work that Brian and his team at CCG did to get us to the finish line. Entrusting someone to market my Company after 32 years was overwhelming but from the day we engaged with CCG, they mapped out a concise plan and then never wavered. Everything they predicted about the buyers and the process was spot on and made this a truly amazing experience! I really appreciate all that they’ve done for us and I am deeply grateful for the effort that CCG put forth. I would welcome the chance to assist anyone else facing the decision of who to partner with when marketing their lifelong work. CCG is the unwavering right choice!”

Former Chairman and CEO of ValleyCrest Companies, Richard Sperber, launched Sperber Landscape Companies in 2019. The new platform, headquartered in Calabasas, CA, provides landscape services for commercial clients throughout the U.S. Crystal Greens represents Sperber’s first investment the Pacific Northwest market and will continue to operate under the direction of Pat Murphy and Jason Sutton. To learn more about Sperber, visit their website at www.sperbercompanies.com.

Richard Sperber, SLC Founder Managing Partner: “Pat Murphy has created an energetic and enthusiastic culture at Crystal Greens that can be felt when speaking with their employees and clients. It’s a special Company that does excellent work, and I’m honored to join forces as we move SLC forward into new areas of growth.”

CCG Advisors is the most trusted name in landscape M&A with an unrivaled 23 year track record of representing the biggest and best companies in the industry. Crystal Greens’ sale to Sperber represents CCG’s 24th closed industry transaction since 2015.

Brian Corbett, CCG Founder Managing Partner: “We are thrilled to have represented Pat Murphy and the impressive team at Crystal Greens in their transaction with Sperber. We expect great things to come with Jason Sutton and his young executive team leading Sperber’s growth efforts in Portland and the Pacific Northwest.”

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