Clean Harbors Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

EnvironmentalCompany

Clean Harbors has acquired 8 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Clean Harbors’ largest acquisition to date was in 2021, when it acquired HydroChemPSC for $1.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2010, when it sold Pembina Area Landfill to Secure Energy Services for $12M. Clean Harbors has acquired in 4 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include environmental (50%) and business services (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 1

Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors, Inc.

42 Longwater Drive, PO Box 9149,
Norwell, Massachusetts 02061
United States,
(781) 792-5000
www.cleanharbors.com

Clean Harbors is a provider of environmental and hazardous waste management services, providing essential services to over 45,000 customers. Clean Harbors was formed in 1980 and is based in Norwell, Massachusetts.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 5 1 - - 2 - 8
vol $1.5B $120M $1.4B $3.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $16M $16M
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
HydroChemPSC 2021-08-04 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Deer Park, Texas · www.hydrochempsc.com
Vertex Energy, Inc. - Used Motor Oil Collection & Re-Refining Assets 2021-06-29 140M USD Divestiture
Houston, Texas
Veolia North America LLC - Industrial Cleaning Services 2018-01-23 120M USD Divestiture
Chicago, Illinois
Clean Harbors, Inc. - Transformer Services 2017-07-05 - Divestiture
Norwell, Massachusetts
Lonestar West, Inc. 2017-05-11 44M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sylvan Lake, Alberta · www.lonestarwest.com
Catalyst Services, Inc. 2016-09-01 - Divestiture
, United States
Thermo Fluids, Inc. 2015-02-04 85M USD Divestiture
Phoenix, Arizona · www.thermofluids.com
Evergreen Oil, Inc. (dba Evergreen Environmental Services) 2013-09-16 - Special Situations/Distressed
Irvine, California · www.evergreenoil.com
Safety-Kleen Europe Ltd. 2012-12-28 1.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Brentford, United Kingdom · www.safetykleeneurope.com
Cat Tech Ltd. 2012-04-02 5M GBP Divestiture
North Lincolnshire,, United Kingdom · www.cat-tech.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Environmental 4 (50%) 345M (11%) 2 (50%) 12M (72%)
Energy Services and Equipment 2 (25%) 198M (6%) 2 (50%) 5M (28%)
Business Services 2 (25%) 2.5B (82%) - -
Total 8 $3.0B 4 $16M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 1.6B 2 -
  Texas 2 1.4B - -
  Illinois 1 120M - -
  California 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 85M - -
  Massachusetts - - 1 -
Canada 2 198M 1 12M
  Alberta 2 198M 1 12M
United Kingdom 1 1.3B 1 5M
Domestic 5 (63%) 1.6B (52%) 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 3 (38%) 1.4B (48%) 2 (50%) 16M (100%)
Total 8 $3.0B 4 $16M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Davis, Malm & D'Agostine PC
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 3 $414M
< $100M 2 $129M
TOTAL $3.0B
Largest HydroChemPSC
$1.3B (2021-08-04)
sell # Total
< $100M 2 $16M
TOTAL $16M
Largest Pembina Area Landfill Ltd.
$12M (2010-05-03)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
25%
2 (25%)
Strategic(s)
38%
3 (38%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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