M&A Deal Summary

FCC Environment Acquires Waste Recycling Group

On September 1, 2006, FCC Environment acquired environmental company Waste Recycling Group from Terra Firma Capital Partners for 1.4B GBP

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is FCC Environment’s 1st transaction in the Environmental sector.
  • This is FCC Environment’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is FCC Environment’s 1st transaction in the United Kingdom.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2006-09-01
Target Waste Recycling Group
Sector Environmental
Buyer(s) FCC Environment
Sellers(s) Terra Firma Capital Partners
Deal Type Merger
Deal Value 1.4B GBP

Target

Waste Recycling Group

Northampton, United Kingdom
WRG's principal business involved the sale of landfill void space to municipal and private sector customers. It operated 30 waste 'transfer stations' and 71 'civic amenity' sites as well as a renewable energy business.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

FCC Environment

Northampton, United Kingdom

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Category Company
Sector Environmental
DESCRIPTION

FCC Environment is one of the waste and resource management companies.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Environmental) 1 of 1
Type (Merger) 1 of 1
Country (United Kingdom) 1 of 1
Year (2006) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Terra Firma Capital Partners

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1994
PE ASSETS 17.0B GBP
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Terra Firma Capital Partners is a private equity firm that primarily targets distressed 'asset rich' companies in need of management change or operational improvement. Terra Firma also invests in market leading businesses, or platform businesses capable of becoming market-leading businesses through add-on investments. Terra Firma generally looks to invest in businesses headquartered in Western Europe. Terra Firma was originally formed in 1994 and became an independent investment group in 2002. The Firm is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 22
Sector (Environmental) 1 of 2
Type (Merger) 1 of 2
Country (United Kingdom) 6 of 15
Year (2006) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 8
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