BrightView Holdings, Inc. (BV) offers commercial landscaping services, which include landscape maintenance and enhancements, tree care, and landscape development.
Yesterday, BrightView announced the acquisition of Performance Landscapes, a Honolulu-headquartered commercial landscaping company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed by BrightView.
BrightView is expected to report first-quarter earnings on February 10. Analysts see the company delivering earnings per share of $0.11 as compared to the year-ago figure of $0.12.
With these developments in mind, let us take a look at the changes in BrightView’s key risk factors that investors should know.
According to the TipRanks Risk Factors tool, BrightView’s top risk category is Finance & Corporate, contributing 43% to the total 42 risks identified.
In its recent annual report, the company has added one key risk factor under the Legal & Regulatory risk category. Compared to a sector average of 24%, BrightView’s Legal & Regulatory risk factor is at 12%.
BrightView highlighted that KKR BrightView L.P. and MSD Partners beneficially own 48.1% and 11.2% of BrightView’s common shares, respectively. Consequently, these companies can exert substantial influence over BrightView. The risk remains that their interests may not align with BrightView or its investors in all cases.
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