Protegrity Client Acquired by SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. (NYSE:SITE)

SiteOne Landscape Supply Acquires Bissett Nursery Corp. and Bissett Equipment Corp.
Both companies are Wholesale Distributors of Landscape Supplies

August 2, 2016

Roswell, GASiteOne™ Landscape Supply, LLC announced yesterday the acquisition of both Bissett Nursery and Bissett Equipment Companies (collectively "Bissett"). Bissett, started in 1963, has three locations on Long Island, NY (Holtsville (2) and Dix Hills) and are leaders in the distribution of nursery, hardscapes and landscape supplies, as well as equipment sales, rental and repairs to landscape professionals. The acquisition of Bissett provides SiteOne with its first nursery and equipment distribution locations in the Long Island / New York City metropolitan area.

"Bissett is a terrific fit with SiteOne on Long Island. Both Bissett Nursery and Bissett Equipment are clear market leaders and they complement our existing business in the agronomics, irrigation, and outdoor lighting markets. Joining forces with the Bissett team makes us the largest supplier of all landscaping supplies, material and equipment to green industry professionals on Long Island and in New York City. Bissett has a long-tenured and deeply talented staff who are committed to the success of their customers, which is a perfect fit with our customer-focused culture at SiteOne," said Doug Black, CEO of SiteOne Landscape Supply.

"Combining Bissett and SiteOne on Long Island is a great step forward in providing the broadest range of products with convenient locations, world-class service and industry-leading partnership with our customers to ensure their success. We welcome all of the talented Bissett associates to our family," said Black.

About SiteOne Landscape Supply:
SiteOne Landscape Supply has over 465 locations across North America and is the leading distributor of wholesale irrigation, landscape lighting, nursery, hardscapes, maintenance products and supplies for the green industry. Dedicated to becoming the distributor of choice for landscape, irrigation, golf and turf care professionals, SiteOne also offers additional services that support its core businesses.

Protegrity Advisors served as exclusive selling agent on the transaction.

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