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Turf Ventures Management Completes Company Purchase

DOWNERS GROVE, IL (October 7, 2014) –Turf Ventures has finished the final step in the company’s transition to new ownership, announcing that 100% of membership interest has now been purchased from Evolution Capital Partners by the management of the company.

"Evolution was an excellent partner for us,” said Turf Ventures CEO Brian Baker.  “They’ve helped us overcome several obstacles that companies like ours encounter in times of growth. This accomplishment is a testament to all of the hard work of our staff,” Baker added, “and most importantly the continued support of our clients."

No major change was announced in the operations of the company, which has its headquarters in Downers Grove, Illinois and includes local operations in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky and Pennsylvania.

"We have always looked for new ways to create value for our clients, our vendor partners, our employees, and the industry we get to work in.” Baker said.  “We won’t be changing our dedication to continual improvement in every aspect of our business. With this transition behind us you can expect even more,” he added. “Now we’ll be free to put all of our energy into creating long term value."

About Turf Ventures

Turf Ventures is a national provider of turf products and solutions, focusing on supplying fertilizers, fungicides and other chemicals to the professional turf industry. Turf Ventures services its customers from five joint-venture locations: Chicagoland Turf (Downers Grove, IL), Midwest Turf Products (WI), Keystone Turf Products (Export, PA), and The Hill Company (Erlanger, KY and Fort Wayne, IN). For more information, visit