M&A Deal Summary

Ecolab Acquires Swisher Hygiene

On August 13, 2015, Ecolab, Inc. acquired consumer products company Swisher Hygiene, Inc. for 40M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Ecolab’s 4th transaction in the Consumer Products sector.
  • This is Ecolab’s 7th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Ecolab’s 20th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Ecolab’s 2nd transaction in North Carolina.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-08-13
Target Swisher Hygiene, Inc.
Sector Consumer Products
Buyer(s) Ecolab, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 40M USD

Target

Swisher Hygiene, Inc.

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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Swisher Hygiene Inc. is a provider of hygiene and sanitation solutions. It solutions include cleaning and sanitizing chemicals and restroom hygiene programs, as well as a range of related products and services.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Ecolab, Inc.

St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1923
SectorEnvironmental
Employees44,000
Revenue 11.8B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Ecolab's corporate headquarters in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.
Ecolab's corporate headquarters in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.

Ecolab is a provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. The Company serves businesses in the foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets. Ecolab was formed in 1923 and is based in St. Paul, Minnesota.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 32 of 48
Sector (Consumer Products) 4 of 5
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 23 of 37
State (North Carolina) 2 of 2
Country (United States) 20 of 29
Year (2015) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 7 of 8
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-06-16 Jianghai Environmental Protection Co., Ltd.

Changzhou, China

Jianghai Environmental Protection Co. Ltd. is an industrial water treatment company. Jianghai provides water treatment technologies, chemistries and services to several industries in China, including customers in power and chemicals.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-11-06 Swisher International & Other Assets

United States

Swisher International & Other Assets comprise manufacturing of cleaning and sanitizing chemicals and restroom hygiene service programs.

Buy $41M