KKR closes in on $1.5B deal for landscaping firm

|About: KKR (KKR)|By:, SA News Editor

KKR (KKR) is reportedly in late-stage talks to acquire commercial landscaper Brickman Group Holdings from fellow private-equity firm Leonard Green & Partners for $1.5B.

The deal, which could be announced tomorrow, would add to KKR's acquisitions, or prospective acquisitions, of Gardner Denver, Panasonic's healthcare business and lifting-equipment firm Crosby.